Express Yourself: how arts festivals help cities get creative

On Wednesday 25 February from 2.00pm, as part of BBC Get Creative #FestivalsLondon – some of the capital’s leading arts festivals – are running a live web discussion on festivals how they can help cities express creativity.

#FestivalsLondon is a partnership of five London festival-producing organisations: Dance Umbrella, Greenwich+Docklands International Festival, LIFT, Serious and Spitalfields Music.

Guest speakers include musician Soweto Kinch (Mercury nominated composer and Birmingham festival director) , David Binder (Artistic Associate, LIFT), John Cumming OBE (Director, Serious) and Emma Gladstone (Artistic Director / CEO Dance Umbrella), chaired by Beki Bateson (Executive Director, LIFT).

You can watch the debate here and join the conversation on Twitter #FestivalsLondon and/or#BBCGetCreative