Cultural challenges are in the spotlight

EASTBOURNE’S cultural challenges and the prospects for the town theatres will be the subject of the Eastbourne Society’s monthly talk on January 11 (7.30pm) at St Saviour’s church hall.

The speaker is Professor John Pick, the founding professor of Europe’s first Department of Arts Policy and Management at City University London.

He has held a number of visiting professorships in European and American universities and was twice appointed Gresham Professor of Rhetoric in the City of London. Professor Pick, who lives in Eastbourne, is author of numerous books on arts management and cultural policy.