Parish & Town Council Engagement


DAPTC and the The Arts Development Company hosted an engagement event with parish and town council representatives as part of a series of meetings with key stakeholders in Dorset. Around 40 attended on the evening online and the recording can be seen below.

Also attached to this page are the event agenda, draft Cultural Strategy and slides from Sam Rowlands at The Arts Council whom opened proceedings.

Click below for the supporting documents and slides:

| Event Agenda | Draft Cultural StrategySam Rowland's Slides | Weymouth Town Council's Slide | The Arts Council Funding Summary | The Arts Council Awards Detail | The Arts Council Awards Supporting Notes | Zoom Chat | Poll Results in Session |



Arts Development Company, Dorset Council and Dorset Music Hub would like young people to help shape what arts and culture will be in Dorset for the next 5 years. If you’re aged 9-25 please fill out this anonymous survey, and if you’re under 16 please double-check with your parent or guardian before filling it in:

The deadline is 11:59pm on Sunday 21st February 2021.

Your answers will be anonymous and will be used by the Arts Development Company, Dorset Council and Dorset Music Hub to inform Dorset’s Cultural Strategy. Once the Cultural Strategy is complete you will be able to view it on Dorset Council’s website.


If you were unable to make the event on 28th January 2021 it is still possible to give your input to the 3 most important 'ambition statements' from the draft Cultural Strategy document above. You can do that now and just ignore the event based questions in this survey: SUBMIT YOUR 3 TOP AMBITION STATEMENTS This will remain open until 19th February 2021 at 5pm.


Event Recording - See password below


Video Password: 28012021