• 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

Updates from Barcelona: Cultural festivals, local and global interaction

Updates from Barcelona: Cultural festivals, local and global interaction

Rome Statute In a city with a high density and agglomeration, the Barcelona research team, focused on observing, during the…

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FESTSPACE researchers contribute to public meeting on the commodification of Edinburgh’s public spaces

FESTSPACE researchers contribute to public meeting on the commodification of Edinburgh’s public spaces

On Wednesday 22nd January, 2020, more than 700 people attended a public meeting titled “City for Sale: The Commodification of…

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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