The Garden Museum
Tuesday, 23rd January, 7-9pm
Deborah Saunt joins a panel chaired by Travis Elborough in an evening discussion at the Garden Museum asking what kind of spaces London should be creating to foster its public life by night.
The arrival of the night tube has reinvigorated debate over how the city’s urban realm should respond to darkness. The GLA says London wants a holistic night-time economy, yet public parks and pedestrian routes continue to close after dusk. The vibrant life of public spaces we enjoy by day is often deemed threatening and disruptive by night? Is civicness incompatible with darkness?