Snow Business with David Pearl

So people often ask us if you need good weather to do a Street Wisdom.  And we like to say ‘bad weather' is just an invitation to look at the city differently.  It’s Nature’s way of reminding us that the urban landscape is natural too. But even we had our doubts when the event we ...

Covent Garden, 6th May, ‘Train or Try?’

Covent Garden

How about both? With hundreds of people wanting to either attend or lead events up and down the country, we came up with a day when people could do either - or both. 30 or so would-be Street Wizards gathered in the Covent Garden piazza - braving the ...

‘Art Market’ with Jersey Arts Trust, May 2015

Art Market Street Wisdom in Jersey

Jersey’s first Street Wisdom was also the first one we know of anywhere in the world where all the participants were artists thanks to the Jersey Arts Trust who hosted the event as part of the Skipton Arts Series Most people associate Jersey with bankers and potatoes. But ...

A Wanderful Week

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I am one of nearly 100 people taking part in our Winter Wander-land experiment that started on December 1 and unfolds in 25 daily tweets until Christmas. Ok, as program designer, I had a pretty good idea of what was coming, but every time the phone pinged me a Street Tweet, ...

Lucky Creation (San Francisco)

Street Wisdom San Fran

Lucky Creation is the name of a wonderful vegetarian restaurant in San Francisco's Chinatown.  It's also the place where we found ourselves discussing all that happened in our Street Wisdom on 4th April, the first ever event to be held in the USA.   ...

Straat Wisdom – Amsterdam March 2014

Amsterdam

Is Amsterdam the most beautiful imaginable backdrop for a Street Wisdom event? I couldn’t think of a better one, standing on the sun-bathed cobbles of Westerstraat on 4 March with a group of fearlessly curious and up-for-it Amsterdam-ers.  One of them, ...

Sunday Assembly meets Street Wisdom

Street Wisdom meets Sunday Assembly

Most people think of the street as just a way of getting from A to B. We hurry along, avoiding contact, screening out the city with our iPhones, blanking strangers, heads down and thoughts turned inward. Street Wisdom sees it differently. ...

El Camiño di Oxford Street?

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Every year thousands of people trek to Santiago de Compostela in northern Spain on routes that wind through Europe, carved by countless pilgrims and spiritual seekers before them.   It can be a long, long walk.  But that’s the point.  If you’re looking for answers, inspiration and ...