Agenda and decisions

Cabinet Member for Culture, Leisure and Economic Development - Tuesday, 19th October, 2021 3.00 pm

Venue: Council Chamber - The Guildhall. View directions

Contact: Anna Martyn Tel 023 9283 4870  Email: anna.martyn@portsmouthcc.gov.uk

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Items
No. Item

1.

Apologies for absence

2.

Declarations of interest

3.

Museums and Visitor Services - Fees and Charges pdf icon PDF 88 KB

Purpose

To approve updated fees and charges for Portsmouth Museums and Visitor Services.

 

RECOMMENDED that the Cabinet Member approves

1.    The Portsmouth Museums and Visitor Services venue hire charges and Charles Dickens Birthplace admission charges 2022/23.

2.    The Portsmouth Museums and Visitor Services wedding hire charges 2022-25.

3.    That Officers are given the authority to offer pricing in line with these fees and charges for bespoke requests. 

 

Additional documents:

Decision:

1.    That the Portsmouth Museums and Visitor Services venue hire charges and Charles Dickens Birthplace admission charges 2022/23 are approved.

2.    That the Portsmouth Museums and Visitor Services wedding hire charges 2022-25 are approved.

3.    That Officers are given the authority to offer pricing in line with these fees and charges for bespoke requests.

4.

Portsmouth History Centre Development Strategy 2022-2025 pdf icon PDF 93 KB

Purpose

To present the Portsmouth History Centre Development Strategy 2022 - 2025.

 

RECOMMENDED that the Cabinet Member notes and agrees

1.    The Strategy (Appendix 1A)

2.    The Operational Plan (Appendix 1B).

 

Additional documents:

Decision:

1.    That the Strategy (Appendix 1A) is noted and agreed.

2.    That the Operational Plan (Appendix 1B) is noted and agreed.

5.

Portsmouth BookFest 2021 pdf icon PDF 108 KB

Purpose

1.    To inform the Cabinet Member on the success of Portsmouth BookFest 2021, the 10th anniversary of the festival and the first time events were delivered online.

2.    To make recommendations for the future delivery of the festival. 

 

RECOMMENDED that the Cabinet Member agrees

1.    That Portsmouth BookFest continues to offer online events alongside the traditional in person events - event format to be determined by the location and availability of the author/speaker and the likely target audience groups for the event.

2.    That Library Assistant staff time is put into supporting the Service Development Manager to expand the publicity of the festival and its social media presence and also assist with the administration of ticket sales.

3.    That the festival aims to present a diverse programme of events each year reaching new audiences.

 

Additional documents:

Decision:

1.    That Portsmouth BookFest continues to offer online events alongside the traditional in person events - event format to be determined by the location and availability of the author/speaker and the likely target audience groups for the event.

2.    That Library Assistant staff time is put into supporting the Service Development Manager to expand the publicity of the festival and its social media presence and also assist with the administration of ticket sales.

3.    That the festival aims to present a diverse programme of events each year reaching new audiences.

6.

City of Stories pdf icon PDF 126 KB

Purpose

To update the Cabinet Member on the success of the three-year Arts Council England funded City of Stories project in the Library and Archive Service.

Decision:

The Cabinet Member noted the report which is for information only and is not subject to call-in.  

7.

D-Day Story social media project evaluation pdf icon PDF 84 KB

Purpose

To update the Cabinet Member on the completion of a project to transform the D-Day Story's social media.

 

Decision:

The Cabinet Member noted the report which is for information only and is not subject to call-in.