Good practices

Cultural Heritage in Action identifies good practices from EU cities and regions and supports the exchange of experience through direct contact between rural, local, regional and national administrations as well as experts (civil society, NGOs, local organisations, urban planners, architects, etc.) during thematic peer-learning visits.

Find out more about our good practices on this page!

We regularly select local and regional practices to be featured in our European catalogue of good practices. Do you want to share yours? Check our open call for good practices here!

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Shops with a History.

Shops with a History.

Lisbon City Council created the programme Lojas com História in 2015. A sense of urgency drove the city to preserve and boost a distinctive local commerce and trade heritage, knowing that in it lies a relevant part of the identity and character of Lisbon.

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The Leeds cultural curriculum.

The Leeds cultural curriculum.

In Leeds, consultation with teachers, universities and teacher trainers showed teachers wanted flexible, curriculum-linked classroom resources. Driven by the narrative of the city, these new resources are called ‘stories' and aim to raise the educational achievement of children through heritage and the arts.

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Pocket parks.

Pocket parks.

Krakow suffers from a lack of easily accessible green spaces. To solve this issue, Krakow is building pocket parks built in cooperation with local people in formerly neglected outdoor public spaces.

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The blind water carrier.

The blind water carrier.

Bakar Tourism Board worked with children to create an open, selfguided tour book following a blind water carrier who kept going despite all odds. With the book, visitors could continue exploring and learning about local heritage despite the Covid-19 restrictions.

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Nantes Patrimonia.

Nantes Patrimonia.

Nantes Patrimonia provides digital tours, articles and interactive cartography, showcasing urban history, daily life, architecture, historical events, and the latest news on Nantes heritage.

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Name it in Slovenian!

Name it in Slovenian!

A collective efforts of more than 40 Slovene municipalities and thousands of citizens have increased awareness and engagement of local communities to preserve and keep using traditional Slovene house names.

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Domus dei to Domus Populi.

Domus dei to Domus Populi.

The Liébana Centre of Studies was founded by the Regional Government to offer cultural, artistic and educational activities to over 6,000 inhabitants at risk of exclusion because of digital divide or geographic isolation.

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