Cultural Festival

Celebrating the Power of Together

The Rugby League World Cup Cultural Festival is an ambitious, inclusive, multidisciplinary festival bringing together audiences for sport and art around the tournament. Taking place in Newcastle, Hull, Leeds and Manchester, the festival will amplify “The Power of Together” and celebrate inclusivity and positive social impact.

The Cultural Festival programme includes a major new outdoor performance, an epic touring public art and poetry commission and a programme of engagement projects rolled out across 40 Library Services across the North of England.

Pinwheel is the Creative Director and Producer for the Cultural Festival which is commissioned by RLWC2021. The partners are: Leeds 2023, Newcastle City Council, Hull City Council, Greater Manchester Combined Authority and Libraries Connected. The Festival has been generously funded by Arts Council England.

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