What are the long-term trends and ideas – especially in terms of technological change, globalisation and governance – that will have an impact on cities and regions?
Who has the right to the city? How can we encourage all to participate in and help make future cities?
Writers, artists, academics and activists debate how guilty cities should feel about their past and – critically – what cities should do about this to create better futures for all.
What is the state of extremism in cities and towns? Can the pluralistic nature and tolerance of cities combat extremism and build a better future for all?
Ensemble Lux Musicae London in collaboration with Flamenco virtuoso Ignacio Lusardi and oud maestro Ahmed Mukhtar set Sephardic and Arabic music alongside Spanish composers of the late 16th to 18th centuries to tell a story of the Iberian peninsula and its music.
As power is (slowly) devolved to sub-regions, towns and cities need to work together and plan for the future. How can we ensure that both prosper?
Around the world, people are developing ways to gather and interpret real-time data about everything from traffic flows to the moods of crowds. But do we really need all this data? Are we measuring the right things?
Is there a role for cities in making democracy work for all? How do we get the city leaders we need? How can we get citizens engaged in their city?
What makes a liveable neighbourhood? What recommendations can we bring together for future cities?
What do Bristol's four MPs think about the future of the city?