We aim to improve the quality of life for all through cultural and sporting activities, to support the pursuit of excellence and to champion the tourism, creative and leisure industries.
Culture Minister, Margaret Hodge, has placed a temporary export bar on a rare photograph by the pioneering nineteenth-century British photographer Roger Fenton. [2 March 2010]
Culture Minister, Margaret Hodge, has placed a temporary export bar on an exquisite drawing by the Italian Renaissance master Raphael. [26 February 2010]
Race to become the UK’s first City of Culture hots up as Final Fourteen become Fantastic Four. [24 February 2010]