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Shout To The Top asks whether the Arts can revitalise Northampton

Written by on May 5, 2021

The role of The Arts and culture in the regeneration of Northampton will be up for discussion on Mays edition of Shout To The Top. (7pm 5th May)

Key figures from the town’s cultural scene will appear on the show which is presented by the University of Northampton’s Vice Chancellor, Professor Nick Petford.

Joining Nick will be Jo Gordon, who was appointed chief executive of the Northamptonshire Arts Management Trust in 2018, and oversees Northampton’s flagship theatre, the Royal & Derngate, and The Core arts venue, in Corby.

The secretary of the 78 Derngate Northampton Trust, Les Patterson, will also be in conversation with Nick, as will Richard Clinton, chief executive of Delapré Abbey.

The University’s Senior Lecturer in Art and the Public Sphere, Andrew Hewitt will also be taking part. Andrew will be able to provide both a town and a gown perspective, as he is also a board member of NN Contemporary Art, in Northampton.

The show ends with Northampton South MP, Andrew Lewer who has a personal passion for arts and culture and it’s role in the town.

Listen again on the show page here OR subscribe to the podcast at podfollow.com/shouttothetop

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