June 19, 2019 at 6pm - 8pm

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.


Draft Agenda

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

18:20            Introduction

                     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

19:00            Discussion

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

June 19, 2019 at 6pm - 8pm
Committee Room, Scottish Parliament
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