Join Scotland's Towns Partnership and the Cross Party Group on Towns and Town Centres for the next meeting of the group. The session will focus on ‘Towns for Leisure’, and how a variety of activities and attractors can increase community wellbeing, cultural vibrancy and bring additional footfall.
Come along to hear expert speakers, inspiring initiatives, and network with a range of supporters and stakeholders in towns and improvement districts. Refreshments provided.
Please see draft agenda and RSVP your place below if you are able to attend.
17:30 Meet in Parliament reception area
18:00 Coffee, tea and shortbread available
18:10 Welcome and Opening Remarks – John Scott MSP, Convener
18:15 Minutes of the Meeting of the Cross Party Group held 13th March, 2019
Matters Arising from the Minutes
Towns for Leisure
Phil Prentice, Chief Officer, Scotland’s Towns Partnership
18:30 Your Cinema, Your Community
Robert Livingston, Director, Regional Screen Scotland
18:40 Scotland’s Food and Drink and town centres
James Withers, CEO, Scotland’s Food and Drink (invited)
18:50 Fitness Festivals and Footfall
Colin Moulson, BID Manager, Dunoon Presents
19:20 Any Other Competent Business
19:30 Close of Meeting
Date of Next Meeting: Wednesday 4th September, Towns: Vacant Spaces Made Good, incorporating the Annual General Meeting of the CPG on Towns and Town Centres