In June 2018, a unique line-up of pro-skaters, community groups, NGOs, policy-makers and academics came together to present a series of talks and Q&As exploring the social impact of skateboarding worldwide


Photography exhibition, film screenings, skate schools, workshops, stalls, DJs and more...

Presented by:

SkatePal, Long Live Southbank and Re-verb

Hosted at:

House of Vans & The Bartlett School of Architecture, UCL

Official Media Partner:

Free Skate Magazine

What's On

Fri 1st June / 18:00 - 00:00 /  Launch party / House of Vans

Photo exhibition, DJs, films.

Sat 2nd June / 10:00 - 20:30 / Q&A discussions / The Bartlett School of Architecture, UCL

University of Skate: A History of Skateboarding in Academia

What We Do is Secret: The Challenge of Writing about Skateboarding

Race, Skateboarding and the Power of Imagined Communities

‘Not just some homogenised bullshit’: Skateboarding and the Gender-Identity Evolution

Heavy Discussion Presents: Concrete Waves and The Rise of Female Skaters

+ Beer, pizza & skateboarding

Sun 3rd June / 12:00 - 20:00 / Q&A discussions / House of Vans

Globally Stoked: The Skate Charity Movement

Skateboarding is Not a Crime: How to Build a Skate Friendly City

+ Photo Exhibition

Skate schools




Stall Holders

A selection of local artists, brands and organisations hosted at the House of Vans all weekend