A Cultural Snapshot of the urban UK 2023
2 Nov 2023
A Cultural Snapshot of the urban UK 2023

Why are urban Britons seeking pleasure in new places? How are they politically expressing themselves? What are their attitudes towards housing and rentals? This Cultural Snapshot explores the key behavioural shifts and norms among town and city dwellers in the UK in 2023.

Dr. Andrew Wallace

Dr. Andrew Wallace is an associate professor in urban sociology at the University of Leeds and is part of the Northern Exposure Project research team.

Amelia Abraham

Over eight combined years as an editor at VICE, Refinery29 and Dazed, Amelia Abraham commissioned stories, managed teams, shaped branded campaigns and grew audiences. Abraham now works mainly as a freelance copywriter and brand consultant. Recent clients include Nike, Hinge, Royal Mail, Dr Martens, Lyst, and Matches Fashion. Having published two books on queer culture, Queer Intentions (Picador, 2019) and We Can Do Better Than This (Vintage, 2021), Abraham has talked about LGBTQ+ culture everywhere from Sky News to BBC Radio 4 to the Southbank Centre, and regularly delivers LGBTQ+ diversity and inclusion talks for brands.