Attend an event

Civic Voice has a variety of workshops and events available throughout England. 

To book onto any event, please email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address), call 0121 792 8177 or click on the link available.


May 2020

May 6th: In Conversation with Graham Galpin sharing his perspectives on the future of the high street (Watch it back here)

May 14th:  In Conversation with Bob Colenutt where we discussed his new book, The Property Lobby (Watch Part 1 here and Part 2 here)

May 20th: In Conversation with Nicholas Boys Smith  - Chair of the Building Better, Building Beautiful Commission: Covid 19: How will we build better and beautifully? (Watch it back here)

May 27th: Online Launch: National Design Quality Unit (Watch it back here)

May 27th: In Conversation with Matthew Mckeague - CEO of the Architectural Heritage Fund - 'What is the future for our heritage high streets? (Watch it back here)


June 2020

June 2nd: In Conversation with Steve Quartermain - Planning in a post covid world. Until March, Steve was the Government's chief planner (Watch it back here)

June 4th: In Conversation with Mary Parsons - Chair, Town and Country Planning Association on why we need a Healthy Homes Act! (Watch it back here)

June 10th: In Conversation with Cllr Karen Rowland - Why we need Heritage Champions! (Watch it back here)

June 11th: In Conversation with Nottingham City Council's Heritage Officer: Alice Ullathorne - The difference investment in heritage makes! (Watch it back here)

June 15th: In Conversation with Laura Alvarez - "Putting design quality at the heart of placemaking" (Watch it back here)

June 18th: In Conversation with Joel Mills -  The perspective from the United States! (Watch it back here)

June 19th: Webinar - How to do high streets differently? Heritage Action Zones (Watch in back here

June 23rd: In Conversation with Phil Prentice - Are Community Improvement Districts the future? (Watch it back here)

June 24th: In Conversation with Vidhya Alakeson - CEO of Power to Change: Why we need to do high street regeneration differently!  (Watch it back here)

June 25th: In Conversation with Patrice Frey: President and CEO of US Main Street: Can the approach work in the UK? (Watch it back here)

July 2020

July 1st: Webinar with Andy von Bradsky: Head of Architecture; MHCLG. How the Government is trying to create well-designed places that are beautiful, enduring and successful. This session is only to Civic Voice members.

July 3rd: Webinar - How to do high streets differently? Heritage Action Zones (Webinar 3) 

July 7th: Webinar - Can Grosvenor's new Community Charter help to rebuild public trust in the planning system? Watch it back here.

July 8th: In Conversation with Sarah Richards: CEO of The Planning Inspectorate -  How the Planning Inspectorate is responding to Covid-19 This session is only to Civic Voice members.

July 9th: In Conversation with Duncan Wilson: CEO of Historic England - How is Historic England responding to Covid-19

July 16th: In Conversation with Ros Kerslake: CEO of Heritage Lottery Fund - 'In Conversation' - Will we have less funding for heritage? Watch it back here.

July 17th: Webinar - How to do high streets differently? Heritage Action Zones (Webinar 4) Register here

July 22nd: Webinar - Pre-application consultation in the planning system with Gavin Parker Register here

July 29th: Webinar - Should Civic Societies become Statutory Consultees Register here

August 3rd: Webinar - North West Civic Society Network Meeting Register here

August 5th: Webinar - Statements of Community Involvment? What are they all about? Register here.


8th September: North West Network Discussion.

10th September: London Network Discussion

11th September: Midlands Network Discussion

15th September: South East Network Discussion

21st September: South West Network Discussion

23rd September: Wednesday Webinar: Does Zoning offer a solution to solving the housing challenge? Webinar with Prof: Gavin Parker

28th September: East of England Network Discussion

30th September: Wednesday Webinar: Housing and the Planning White Paper

14th October: Wednesday Webinar: Planning White Paper and Design