• What is FESTSPACE?

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  • FESTSPACE: Symposium

    Friday, 14 June 2019 from 09:30 to 16:00 Paisley, United Kingdom

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  • Associate Partners

    Our influential Associate Partners will provide access for empirical enquiries and facilitate pathways to impact through the translation of academic and non-academic outputs to policy and practitioner communities.

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About FestSpace

The FESTSPACE project focuses on how festivals and events enable or restrict access to, and use of, public spaces, including the extent to which they might effectively host interactions and exchanges between people from different cultural, ethnic, socio-economic and socio-demographic backgrounds.

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FestSpace Poster

‘Stories from the Streets’: COVID-19 and (hyper) local collective responses

‘Stories from the Streets’: COVID-19 and (hyper) local collective responses

While formal, officially sanctioned social gatherings were banned during lockdown, more localised and creative responses to the restrictions associated with…

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Festivals and events in London’s parks

Festivals and events in London’s parks

In 2019, The Royal Parks ran a competition for artists and photographers based on the question: ‘What does Hyde Park…

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Our Team

Dr Alba Colombo

Project Investigator

Dr Kristina Lindstrom

Project Investigator

Dr Bernadette Quinn

Project Investigator

Dr Andrew Smith

Project Investigator

Dr Séverin Guillard

Postdoctoral Fellow

Dr Goran Vodicka

Research Fellow

Dr Theresa Ryan

Co-investigator

Esther Oliver

Research assistant