Cabinet Member for Culture, Leisure and Economic Development - Friday, 17th March, 2023 10.00 am

Venue: Council Chamber - The Guildhall, Portsmouth. View directions

Contact: Lisa Gallacher - Local Democracy Officer 02392 834056  Email:

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Apologies for absence


Declarations of interests


Library and Archive Service Charges 2023 pdf icon PDF 144 KB

Purpose of report


To review the charges levied by Portsmouth Library and Archive Service in respect of room and equipment hire and the Portsmouth History Centre.



That the proposals provided in Appendix 1 for the increases in room and equipment hire charges for the Menuhin Theatre on the Third Floor Central Library and hire of IT Training Suites at Carnegie; Cosham and Central Library are agreed and implemented from 1st April 2023, in order to ensure full cost recovery of these services.


Additional documents:


Revenue Funding Grants 2023-2024 pdf icon PDF 109 KB

Purpose of report

To seek approval for the proposed funding levels for the Revenue Grant payments to cultural organisations for the financial year 2023/24.



That the Revenue Grant payments as outlined are agreed for the financial year 2023/24.


Additional documents:


Reviving Victoria Park Project (information report) pdf icon PDF 152 KB

Purpose of report

To provide an updated overview of progress on the Reviving Victoria Park project. 


Pyramids Performance 12 Months After Re-opening (information report) pdf icon PDF 359 KB

Purpose of report

To provide the Cabinet Member with performance metrics at the Pyramids over the past 12 months to inform a judgement on the effectiveness of the 2020-21 investment into the facility.