Making big plans for cities for all.

Our fourth Festival of the Future City took place in Bristol October 2021. Festival themes in 2021 included: .social justice; COP26 and inclusive and sustainable cities; urban and planetary health; cities and regions after the pandemic; film and cities; culture and cities; digital futures and cities; mayoral powers and future devolution; democracy and freedom of expression; levelling up; and the future of city and town centres. Visit the main Bristol Ideas website to find out more.

Future City illustration

Previous Festivals

Find out more about the 2015, 2017 and 2019 festivals here.

Will Self at Festival of the Future City 2015

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Top image by Jack Goddard; image of guided walk by @JonCraig_photos