City of London launch digital arts programme Our City Together
Bringing together London’s world-class arts, culture and heritage across the Square Mile, the City of London Corporation have announced a new digital cultural season, launching today during Mental Health Awareness Week (18 – 24 May 2020). Flint is supporting the launch of the programme and helping position the City and its partners as a cultural and social champion during a difficult time for Londoners.
The free arts programme features an inspiring, positive and thoughtful mix of archive and contemporary digital content including podcasts, playlists, artworks, photography, films, talks and museum collections.
Our City Together is being delivered in collaboration with Thrive LDN and in partnership with a number of major cultural organisations including the Barbican Centre, Museum of London, Guildhall Art Gallery and London Symphony Orchestra.
Curated around a series of themes linked to the City of London’s 2,000 years of rich heritage, the programme will open with the theme of “Kindness” to align with Mental Health Awareness Week. There will be a new focus each fortnight, tying in with a programme of upcoming digital interactive and spectator events in Summer 2020.
Lord Mayor of London, William Russell said about the programme: “We are looking forward to working with our key cultural partners to bring ‘Our City Together’ to life. During these difficult times, we should reflect positively upon London’s resilience in the face of past challenges and now, in the present moment, be reassured that we can draw some strength from engaging in arts and culture.”
The programme is live at ourcitytogether.london and on social media via the City of London channels. @visitthecity #OurCityTogether
Image Credit: Let’s Talk exhibition in Guildhall Yard, 2019. © Charlie Clift and Kate Forrester.