An Exploratory Case: The Potential for European Year of Cultural Heritage 2018 in Northern Ireland

Date published: 16 January 2018

The European Year of Cultural Heritage 2018 (EYCH2018) is very timely domestically in Northern Ireland


There is a convergence of strategic thinking and progress across culture, heritage and tourism. Tourism NI has generated a new Heritage Tourism Framework which has directly informed this Exploratory Case. It will sit within a new Proposition of  Scale (due early 2018) which will set out how NI will present itself to its domestic and international visitor markets. A strong new Heritage Value Narrative is also pending, which will help to engage all parts of government as well as the people of NI in the dynamic  role that heritage plays.

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