The last two years have taken a huge toll on many festivals, but as we emerge into a changed cultural and social landscape, we take a look at how festivals around the world are adapting to the ‘new normal’. What are the challenges we are facing? Have new opportunities opened up?
We know face to face matters, so have digital events had their day, or are blended festivals here to stay? How safe do our audiences feel now about social contact – and will authors be reluctant to travel?
In this new world, what are our responsibilities about being sustainable - and what might be the impact of world affairs?
Have your say: comment via the chat or ask a question. We can put the ‘live’ spotlight on individuals too.