We began to see busking as part of the “placemaking” revolution, the idea that urban planning should be about communities and togetherness, rather than just shopping and transport. I sent an email to the world’s founding placemaking body, the Project for Public Spaces, basically saying “your website is full of buskers, but you never mention them”. They responded “I guess we always liked buskers, just never realised how much”. And we began a partnership. On May 7th we put our first blog post on the PPS website (and here’s our second)