As part of our public engagement and consultation process we invited Leicester residents to complete the UK City of Culture 2017 questionnaire providing their views on the city, their local community, the venues they use, their favourite things in the city and their thoughts, ideas and aspirations for Leicester’s UK City of Culture 2017 bid.
The online questionnaire was available from 11 July – 20 September, with hard copies distributed through community centres, libraries, museums, sports centres, the Visit Leicester centre and at consultation events that were held for stakeholders, community groups and the general public. Copies were also made available at the numerous festivals and community events attended by the ‘back the bid’ team during the summer months. In total there was 371 respondents to the questionnaire from across all age groups, postcodes and communities in the city.
The responses to the consultation were provided to the bid writing team as part of the process of compiling Leicester’s UK City of Culture 2017 bid. The consultation statistics were used in the bid to provide baseline targets for the 2017 year. The suggested events and ideas were compiled and informed the development of the cultural programme for Leicester’s bid.
A summary of Leicester’s UK City of Culture 2017 bid is available to download on Leicester’s UK City of Culture 2017 website: www.leicestercityofculture2017.co.uk/ourbid
Leicester is bidding to be the UK City of Culture 2017. Winning would be fantastic, bringing many more visitors to our region, creating jobs and providing you, our city and county community, the chance to take part in a whole range of cultural events and activities – from arts and crafts to museums and heritage, cinema, theatre, food, literature, dance and music.
Why We Are Consulting
We need your help to make the bid as strong as possible, by telling us what you think about the city, county and your local area.
What do you like? What activities do you take part in and what events would you like to see included in the City of Culture programme for 2017?
Please let us have your views by completing this questionnaire, we will use your feedback to help draw up Leicester’s bid to be the next UK City of Culture.
What Happens Next
Please let us have your views by completing this questionnaire, we’ll use your feedback to help draw up Leicester’s bid to be the next UK City of Culture.