In 2020, Brent was the Mayor's London Borough of Culture. Metroland Cultures was formed to deliver the year, and to continue the work post-2020.
Here you can explore the programme of events, opportunities and stories that came out of the year.
Find out more about Brent - The Mayor’s London Borough of Culture for 2020.
Download a copy of the evaluation of Brent 2020, London Borough of Culture.
The young people who shaped the Brent 2020 programme.
A network for Brent’s creative community.
The first Brent Biennial took place in 2020, presenting art in public spaces, libraries and streets of Brent.
Shining a spotlight on the reggae revolution that emerged from Brent to sweep the UK
A project demanding better public spaces for young people in and around London.
Three rounds of funding for local cultural activities.
Supporting Brent artists during the COVID-19 pandemic
BRENT 2020 UNLOCKED was our response to the new challenges faced by artists and the wider creative sector during the COVID-19 pandemic.
A series of video interviews with legendary musicians, artists, athletes and activists who have shaped and been shaped by Brent.
A collaborative audio project designed to explore the multitude of issues affecting youth today
A new anthem celebrating and representing the united, diverse community we have in Brent and across London.
Launching Brent's year as London Borough of Culture