Sutton is bidding to be the London Borough of Culture in 2023 and Sutton Council is calling on everyone to help make this happen.Members of the council's bid team will be at tomorrow's game against Ebbsfleet to publicise the bid and gain support prior to it being submitted on Monday.
Borough of Culture is a programme run by the Mayor of London to
promote culture across the capital. Winning this would mean £1.35mworth of funding to devote to Sutton's culture, in 2023 and beyond.
includes every aspect of our lives from how we eat, dress,
communicate, celebrate and socialise. Culture is found in our streets
and public spaces, in our restaurants and cafes, our libraries and
community centres. It is central to understanding where we are now,where we have come from, and where we are going.
bid supports the council's priority of improving health and
wellbeing by bringing culture to the heart of the borough. Winning
the competition will make community-led activities more accessible to
local people and inspire a whole new generation of football fans and
players of all ages and from all backgrounds.
offers so much for visitors, including our local communities,
community arts, and heritage. Securing and hosting matches in a
London Borough of Culture will not only have a significant impact onthe local economy, but it will mark out Sutton as the place to be.
bid will be submitted to the Mayor of London on 28 October, and thewinning borough will be announced in January 2020.
can you help? Get on board and sign the online page at
the word far and wide - share your pictures, comments and events
about all things culture in Sutton on Facebook,
and Instagramwith #Sutton2023 and #mylocalculture .