What is the Role of the High Street in a 21st Century City?

Salisbury 2020 Big Weekend A Festival of Ideas: What Next for the City?
30 May 2020 A live panel discussion via Zoom
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Saturday 30 May at 5.30pm–6.30pm
A FREE live panel discussion via Zoom


City transport is becoming more complicated and shopping is moving online. Architects, urbanists, writers and those on the retail front-line come together to discuss how the high street can reinvent itself to stay central to 21st century life. Panellists include George Ferguson CBE (President RIBA 2003–05, Mayor of Bristol 2012–16, Founder Academy of Urbanism) Jonathan Meades (Writer, journalist, essayist and filmmaker. His extensive body of work includes two films about Salisbury and An Encyclopaedia of Myself,  an autobiographyabout his childhood here) and Susi Mason (Chair Salisbury Indies, Director Salisbury BID, Salisbury’s High Street Hero at British High Street Awards 2018). This event will be chaired by the Development Director of Wiltshire Creative, Helen Taylor. 

Becca, who is a trader and performer at the Salisbury Teenage Market, will complete the panel.

This is a FREE live online panel discussion held on Zoom. Spaces are limited so secure your place.


How to Book

Places are free for this live event, but must be booked in advance at least 90 minutes before the start time by emailing support@wiltshirecreative.co.uk If we still have space you will then be sent a confirmation email with details of your Zoom link. 

Booked but haven’t received your zoom invite?

If you haven’t received your zoom invite or are having trouble logging in please email support@wiltshirecreative.co.uk with the name of the event you have booked on for.

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Booking Details

This is a FREE live online panel discussion held on Zoom. Spaces are limited so secure your place.

We aim to make our events and activities as accessible as possible. If you have any specific access requirements to help you get the most from this event please email ticketsales@wiltshirecreative.co.uk