THE importance of Cornish culture, heritage and the arts will be reinforced this week as major investors in culture sign a commitment to work closely together to promote Cornwall’s distinct identity.

Representatives from Cornwall Council, Cornwall and Isle of Scilly Local Enterprise Partnership, Arts Council England, the National Lottery Heritage Fund and Historic England will sign a historic Memorandum of Understanding in Truro on Wednesday.

The first of its kind in the UK, it is a commitment that all will work together so that Cornwall Council, which has through its Culture Investment Board so far secured over £110 million of investment into Cornwall’s culture and heritage, can continue, with partners, to support and promote Cornwall’s cultural distinctiveness.

The signing will take place at the Hall for Cornwall construction site in Boscawen Street at 3.30pm.