Festival of the Future City/

16-18 October 2019

Featured events

Greening Bristol

Lily Fitzgibbon, Heulwen Flower, Emma Howard Boyd, Sarah Jones-Morris, Melissa Mean, Sara Venn

Who’s doing good work in Bristol on greening the city and helping nature recover and prosper?

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18 October 2019 9:30am - 10:30am Watershed

The Engaged University and Social Mobility

John Goddard, Joanna Holmes, Tom Sperlinger, Caitlin Zaloom

What role do – and should – universities play in the places they are based and the communities they work in? What contribution should universities make to social mobility?

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18 October 2019 1:15pm - 2:15pm Watershed

Paul Mason on Radical Cities

Paul Mason, Madhu Krishnan

In the centenary of Red Vienna and the Weimar Republic, Paul Mason looks at radical cities in the past and now.

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18 October 2019 4:00pm - 5:00pm Watershed
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We’re facing a crisis of democracy. What should cities and towns do? How do we make democracy work for all? More devolution of powers would help, but greater engagement and involvement in political life and governance is essential. Should cities campaign for voting reform?

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