The fourth Festival of the Future City takes place 20-21 October 2021. It brings together politicians, writers, artists, scientists, change-makers, academics, journalists, students, the public, economists, futurists, policy makers, roboticists, philosophers, filmmakers, think tanks, charities, social enterprises, city-builders and more.
Festival themes in 2021 include: 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.
Events will be held in-person and online. Most events will be on Wednesday 20 and Thursday 21 October, but activity will also take place around those dates.
Find out more here.