RobB wrote:The festival is being held on a Saturday, and as long as it is held in the morning hours, which presumably it will be, there should be less disruption than you think - it will likely be over by 1:00.
Pieces of Eight wrote:To Balance things up, they should have an "Open Pavements" event whereby all pavements are closed off to pedestrians for a day so cars can drive up and down them! No doubt there's a government grant for this nonsense. From the website:
"The design of our cities boxes us up, separates us out, and rushes us though the public space we call roads. Open Streets not only opened our roads yesterday, it opened our minds. And that was what made it so special."
"The public space we call roads"? They're called roads, as they have been for hundreds of years, and they are designed for vehicles to travel along. Adjoining these things are "pavements" that are designed for people to walk along. It works, why change it, even for a day?
Beetroot wrote:No...sorry IMO it's madness...It's 11am till 4pm.
Good idea but should be more often and for longer.
Pieces of Eight wrote:It works, why change it, even for a day?
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