Arts and the Market: Volume 13 Issue 3


Table of contents - Special Issue: Evaluating Cities of Culture

Guest Editors: Alexandra Oancă, Franco Bianchini, Juliet Simpson, Enrico Tommarchi, David Wright

Revisiting the impact of Liverpool as ECoC 2008: the lost opportunity to reconcile cultural policy and evaluation

Stephen Crone, Rafaela Ganga

In this paper, the authors reflect critically on their experience as researchers on the Impacts 18 programme: a re-study concerned with the long-term effects of Liverpool European…

The cultural politics of civic pride through Hull UK City of Culture 2017

Michael Howcroft

This article explores the cultural politics of civic pride through Hull's year as UK City of Culture (UKCoC) in 2017. It unpicks some of the socio-political meanings and values of…

Theatre arts in UK city of culture evaluation practices: the case for headphone verbatim

Charlie Ingram

This article's purpose is to examine the case for the use of the theatre arts in the evaluation of UK City of Culture (UKCC) programmes, specifically headphone verbatim.

A “life changing” year: intangible legacies of the Hull City of Culture volunteer programme

Jessica Whitfield

The Hull City of Culture 2017 volunteer programme is widely celebrated and remains a key legacy of the designation. A 2019 master's project found that volunteers experienced a…

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