Cultural Olympiad

The Cultural Olympiad is billed as a celebration of culture leading up to the London Olympics, 2012. This blog looks at the issues surrounding culture, value, diversity and national identity.

Friday 19 December 2008

Nonsense, reborn

Cultural Olympiad Blog - part two

The philanthropists of the past were often the gatekeepers of elite culture and values; and those calling for a new renaissance today are little different.

Friday 10 October 2008

‘Get involved in the Cultural Olympiad!!’

Cultural Olympiad Blog - part one

If the Games are for only the best athletes and Londoners the main beneficiaries, then getting involved with culture has been presented a cheap and cheerful opportunity for people across the UK to join in.