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Curating culture: How can we foster culture in the city, can it be created?

Can culture be developed, or do we need to simply leave empty spaces for it to grow? An on-stage conversation on building a creative city from the Festival of Place

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The creative city. Getty Images
The creative city. Getty Images

What kind of cultural infrastructure is needed in our cities, how do we value culture and can it be curated? From music to food, we explore the ways in which culture contributes to place, and how to help creatives nest and grow.


An on-stage conversation from the Festival of Place with:

Emma Warren, Author of Make Some Space: Tuning into Total Refreshment Centre

Danny Keir, Global Head of Business Development for Sound Diplomacy

Clarisse Tavin, Group Manager of Major Programmes and Projects at City of London Corporation

Akil Scafe-Smith, Founder of Resolve Collective

Mark Davy, CEO and founder of Futurecity


Next year’s Festival of Place is happening on 7 July 2020 – go to for updates on tickets and speakers.


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