Glossary of terms
[i] Dorset Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) is a private sector-led organisation responsible for speaking on behalf of businesses, championing important issues with government, securing funding and investment for the region and ultimately driving the economic growth of Dorset. They work in partnership with local stakeholders to deliver an investment programme with the aim of strengthening Dorset's economy.
[ii] By a local commissioning culture we mean that when there is an opportunity for culture to be created, local creative practitioners will be given the first chance to respond.
[iii] By cultural infrastructure we mean all the things that allow culture to be consumed and to be produced – the buildings, people, creative spaces, opportunities, technology, the variety of creative content.
[iv] By ‘third space’ we mean the social spaces separate from the usual home and workplace environments, such as those found in churches, cafes, clubs, public libraries or parks.
[v] A Creative Hub could be a building, a network or a set of partnership – anything that creates a centre for creative activity.