LISTEN LIVE from 6.30pm on 27th October 2016
WATCH LIVE using the embedded player, above, or on our YouTube channel
Rt Hon Ed Vaizey MP explores UK cultural policy and offers “six lessons from six years as arts minister”.
Ed Vaizey was the UK’s longest serving culture minister, serving from 2010-2016 in senior government roles encompassing culture, communications and the digital economy. He remains a vocal champion for the UK’s arts and cultural industries.
In the RSA Chairman’s lecture 2016, he reflects on his term of office and the lessons learned, and addresses the future challenges and opportunities for the sector and for policymakers, including funding the arts, the opportunities provided by technology, the role of the arts in society, diversity, education and the regions.