Merton is bidding to become London Borough of Culture 2019.
The bid will feature an authentic, ambitious and passionate programme to seize a unique moment in Merton’s long history, to make a lasting difference for our people and show the world what Merton can do.
The programme is based on these perceptions about Merton:
- Creative and ambitious people
- History and physicality are rooted in what we share
- Build on Merton’s strengths together
- Inequalities between different communities and parts of Merton are intolerable
- Sharing power in artistic commissioning transforms both perception of place and experience of the arts
Read more here.