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A grey literature review of the Cultural Olympiad

A grey literature review of the Cultural Olympiad

Kennell, James ORCID: 0000-0002-7877-7843 and MacLeod, Nicola ORCID: 0000-0001-7504-2270 (2009) A grey literature review of the Cultural Olympiad. Cultural Trends, 18 (1). pp. 83-88. ISSN 0954-8963 (Print), 1469-3690 (Online) (doi:

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This article considers the development of the UK Cultural Olympiad supporting London's successful bid to stage the Olympic Games in 2012. It suggests that the Cultural Olympiad is a complex event itself and needs to be better understood if any impacts are to be felt in a meaningful sense. The event is thus considered through review of over 50 documents relating to its management, in the context of a number of identified themes: cultural development, developing institutional frameworks, social benefit, educational benefit and promotional benefit.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Cultural Olympiad, cultural programming, London, impact
Subjects: G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GV Recreation Leisure
Faculty / School / Research Centre / Research Group: Faculty of Business > Department of Marketing, Events & Tourism
Faculty of Business
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