What Next? Cardiff

When: Wednesday 21st March, 8:30 – 9.30am

Where: British Council Wales will be hosting What Next? From the 21st February to the 28th March.

British Council Wales

Floor 2, 1 Kingsway

CF10 3AQ

There is dedicated cycle racks in the basement parking if required.

Refreshements will be provided.

Chair : Rebecca Gould


  1. Welcome and introductions
  2. Minister for Culture, Tourism and Sport Dafydd Elis-Thomas AM speaks.

Following on from last weeks prep meeting, topics of particular interest communicated to the Ministers office are;

  1. Clarification on portfolio areas and vision for the term
  2. International cultural ambitions and vision, to include Welsh cultural showcasing
  3. Creative Wales and Fusion programme updates
  4. Cultural tourism, vision and opportunities

There will be opportunities to ask the Minister any further questions and points for discussion.

  1. Any Other Business

 Future meetings

  • Suggestion: Bethan Jenkins AM – in her role as chair of the Culture, Welsh Language and Communications Committee
  • Suggestion: St Fagans National Museum of History Visit
  • Suggestion: Lizzie Crump, Creative Learning Alliance
  • Suggestion: UK industrial strategy
  • Suggestion: OECD Evaluation
  • Suggestion: Implications of Brexit on the cultural sector (Wiard Stark)
  • Suggestion: Sophie Howe, Future Generations Commissioner for Wales re Future Generations Framework

Future What Next? meetings

  • 21 Feb – 28 Mar 2018, British Council Wales
  • 4 Apr – 9 May, NMW
  • 16 May – 20 Jun, School of Art & Design, Cardiff Met University
  • 27 Jun – TBC What Next outreach