people in places

Richard Sobey creates people-focussed interventions that test approaches to urban living. He collaborates across sectors to inform practice and policy decisions in place-making. Richard is creating strategies, designing projects, developing policies and evaluating actions in the cultural, heritage and urban planning sectors internationally.

"a force of energy with visionary ideas"

Richard is Co-Founder and Joint Director of DELVE Associates enabling unusual connections for people, place and prosperity

publications Richard has co-authored


Richard has co-authored the following publications:

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Myers, Misha; Watkins, Dane & Sobey, Richard (2016)

Extending story-worlds through social media,

Research in Drama Education: The Journal of Applied Theatre and Performance, 21:3, 431-437,

DOI: 10.1080/13569783.2016.1194193

As Research Fellow at University of Leeds' PCI, Richard collaborated with Misha Myers (now of Monash University) and Dane Watkins (@eatmydata) of University of Falmouth on a research article "Extending story-worlds through social media" for publication in RiDE Research in Drama Education Vol.21 Issue 3'Responding to Intermediality: How applied theatre and drama education engage with new intermedial forms'



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Sobey, Richard & Spanton, Sarah (2017)

Researching Resilience and Prosperity through Culture:   Harlow, UK

ISBN:     978-1-9997972-0-1    London:  DELVE, 2017












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Sobey, Richard & Haddon, Chris (2018)

70/70 Vision:  making conversation matter

ISBN:     978-1-9997972-1-8    London:  DELVE, 2018

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