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The arts are a public good, enriching our quality of life and supporting our wellbeing. They provide a space where we gather together with our neighbours and imagine and create a better world. Announcing his 2030 cultural infrastructure plan in 2016, Sadiq Khan described culture as ‘the DNA of our city, the glue that binds us together; it contributes to our economy and our reputation around the world, improves our well-being and benefits society.’ The Mayor’s commitment to making arts and culture one of his ‘top four’ priorities demonstrates their importance to the diversity and prosperity of London as a global city.

Arts at a Glance

Arts, culture and well-being Art and culture can be powerful methods for training practitioners and engaging with patients and service users. 

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