London Borough of Culture 2020

A New Direction is leading the education programme for Brent, London Borough of Culture 2020

Over the next two years, we will be working intensively in the borough, collaborating with the London Borough of Culture (LBOC) team on a range of creative and cultural education opportunities.

Coming up

We will also be offering the following opportunities to Brent educators and schools:

Cultural Connections sessions

A series of events running throughout 2019-2020, bringing together educators, organisations and artists working in Brent.

A space to share ideas, opportunities, network and make things happen!


LBOC 2020 education resources and engagement opportunities

High quality, educational content co-created with the Cultural Leads to support educators in connecting their children and young people to LBOC 2020 themes and learning opportunities.

Resources available online Autumn 2019


Bespoke educator CPD

A series of professional development sessions tailored for groups of Brent educators (Early Years, KS1-2, KS3-4) that will support them to develop age-appropriate and inclusive LBOC 2020 opportunities for their children and young people.

Available Autumn term 2019


Artsmark support

Bespoke support for educators to achieve their Artsmark Award through their engagement with LBOC 2020.

Available throughout 2019-2020