About our Culture and Creative Economy

Please read our information on how we are supporting residents and businesses, as well as information on affected services.

Our ambition is for Cornwall to be the leading rural creative economy. We work in collaboration to support and grow the creative and cultural sector. We aim to improve the economic, social and cultural well-being of all communities across Cornwall. We are part of the Council’s Economic Growth Service.

Our role is to support and advocate our distinct Cornish creative and cultural sectors. Our current portfolio of investments includes various cultural and creative projects across Cornwall.

This year we have developed our Creative Manifesto. This is a new strategy for Cornwall Council that outlines and explains our priorities and plans for the next five years.

Our team encompasses:

We also invest in museums all across Cornwall and work closely with Cornwall Museums Partnership. We also have connections with:

These sit within different services areas within the Council.

Would you like to know what’s on at venues around Cornwall? Please take a look at:

Explore our Culture and Creative Economy

Creative Manifesto

Our Creative Manifesto sets our focus for 2021–2025 and shines a light on Cornwall's amazing cultural and creative sectors

Our projects

The Culture and Creative Economy Team is engaged with a wide range of projects that are both large and small


The Culture Team can give advice and guidance on potential arts funding and making applications

Creative Cornwall Calling

This is an exciting campaign to help Cornwall's creative sector bounce back from the pandemic

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Supporting Culture and Creative Industries in Cornwall

Filming 'Mermaids' On Location A Cornish Short Film
Hippo Campus Where We Learn Installation Shot By Steve Tanner
Man Engine At Geevor Tim Mine Photo By Ainsley Cocks
Pupils From Newlyn School Select 10 Art Works To Be Exhibited In Their School For A Year
The Penzance Creative Cluster Project Provides New High Quality Workspaces For Businesses In The Creative Sector

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