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This report was commissioned by the Museums, Libraries and Archives Council to explore cultural consumption patterns in England. Within this broad research topic cultural lifestyle groups were established, and the members of these lifestyle groups were identified in terms of socio-demographic characteristics and geographical distribution. A closer examination of participation in museums and libraries identified the importance of individual socio-economic characteristics and the places they reside. The research involved using two datasets: the ‘Taking Part Survey 2007-2008’ and the ‘Active People Survey 2007-2008’.