Elaine Bedell writes for Urban Ages Debates, Changing Cultures



'After the second world war, the government recognised that a traumatised country needed arts and culture, alongside jobs and housing.'

Elaine Bedell, the chief executive of London’s Southbank Centre, looks at how the venue has weathered the pandemic, the return of live audiences and the challenges of streaming in the latest blog for the LSE Shaping the Post-COVID World series.

The blog is part of her contribution to 'Changing Cultures', an Urban Age Debate hosted by LSE Cities, the Alfred Herrhausen Gesellschaft and the School of Public Policy, London School of Economics and Political Science with knowledge partners Global Cultural Districts Network.

Read the blog