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Friday, 5th July 2019
# Event Price  
0 10 Day Rover Ticket

Speaker - 10 Day Rover Ticket
£385 Add to Cart
0 First 5-day Rover Ticket

Speaker - First 5 Day Rover Ticket
£260 Add to Cart
0 1st Weekend Rover Ticket

Speaker - 1st Weekend Rover Ticket
£160 Add to Cart
0 Great Hall Day Ticket 5 July

Speaker - Great Hall Day Ticket 5 July
£27 Add to Cart
0 Barn Day Ticket 5 July

Speaker - Barn Day Ticket 5 July
£24 Add to Cart
1 Wealth Creation

Speaker - Joseph Stiglitz
£11 Add to Cart
6 Horrible Histories, Doodles and Drawings

Speaker - Martin Brown
£10 Add to Cart
0 Horrible Histories, CHILDREN'S TICKET

Speaker - Martin Brown
£5 Add to Cart
2 Family isn't just Important. It's Everything

Speaker - Stephen Moss
£11 Add to Cart
7 Histories of the Unexpected LIVE

Speaker - Sam Willis and James Daybell
£10 Add to Cart
0 Histories of the Unexpected CHILDREN'S TICKET

Speaker - Sam Willis and James Daybell
£5 Add to Cart
3 Three Men on a Camel. Without the Camel

Speaker - Dom Joly
£11 Add to Cart
8 A Monk's Guide for Young People

Speaker - Gelong Thubten
£10 Add to Cart
0 A Monk's Guide CHILDREN'S TICKET

Speaker - Gelong Thubten
£5 Add to Cart
4 May You Live in Interesting Times

Speaker - John Crace
£11 Add to Cart
5 Dogs and an Angry Man

Speaker - Matt Harvey
£11 Add to Cart
 
 
Saturday, 6th July 2019
# Event Price  
0 Great Hall Day Ticket 6 July

Speaker - Great Hall Day Ticket 6 July
£45 Booking Closed
0 Barn Day Ticket 6 July

Speaker - Barn Day Ticket 6 July
£40 Add to Cart
0 Dukes Room Day Ticket 6 July

Speaker - Dukes Room Day Ticket 6 July
£14 Add to Cart
9 Meditation in the 21st Century

Speaker - Gelong Thubten
£11 Add to Cart
15 Westminster Women

Speaker - Rachel Reeves
£10 Add to Cart
20 Brand New

Speaker - Hockey, Mair, Leighton, DeVaughn
£7 Add to Cart
21 Welcome Back

Speaker - Thomas, Turner, McGavin, Nightingale
£7 Add to Cart
10 Securing the Future of the Cradle to the Grave Welfare State

Speaker - Frank Field
£11 Add to Cart
16 Behind the Door at No.10

Speaker - Jack Brown
£10 Add to Cart
11 The Truth About the Iron Lady

Speaker - Caroline Slocock
£11 Add to Cart
17 Revolutionaries

Speaker - John Rees
£10 Add to Cart
22 The Precious Planet

Speaker - Hockey, Mair, Leighton, DeVaughan
£7 Add to Cart
12 Grounds for Optimisim

Speaker - Kamal Ahmed
£11 Add to Cart
18 Women of the 60s

Speaker - Virginia Nicholson
£10 Add to Cart
23 Love is in the Air

Speaker - Hockey, Mair, Leighton, DeVaughn
£7 Add to Cart
13 Friend or Foe

Speaker - John Simpson
£11 Booking Closed
19 A Case for Change

Speaker - Caroline Criado-Perez
£10 Add to Cart
48 Prince Harry – From Reckless Rebel to Respected Role Model

Speaker - Angela Levin
£11 Add to Cart
14 Laugh at Your Punch Line

Speaker - Robin Ince
£11 Add to Cart
 
 
Sunday, 7th July 2019
# Event Price  
0 Great Hall Day Ticket 7 July

Speaker - Great Hall Day Ticket 7 July
£36 Add to Cart
0 Barn Day Ticket 7 July

Speaker - Barn Day Ticket 7 July
£24 Booking Closed
0 Dukes Room Day Ticket 7 July

Speaker - Dukes Room Day Ticket 7 July
£20 Booking Closed
24 British Women in India

Speaker - Katie Hickman
£11 Add to Cart
29 Rewilding Knepp

Speaker - Isabella Tree
£10 Booking Closed
33 The Church that Sarah Built

Speaker - Stephen Matthews
£7 Add to Cart
25 Angelology

Speaker - Peter Stanford
£11 Add to Cart
30 The Cry of the Curlew

Speaker - Mary Colwell
£10 Add to Cart
34 Secrets of the Lost Territory

Speaker - Virginia Baily
£7 Add to Cart
26 A Study of an Era

Speaker - Richard J. Evans
£11 Add to Cart
35 Collaborations

Speaker - Carol Ballenger and John Powls
£7 Add to Cart
27 In-Between Europe

Speaker - Simon Winder
£11 Add to Cart
32 Wonders of Rock Pools

Speaker - Heather Buttivant
£10 Add to Cart
36 Acts of Kindness

Speaker - Nahla Summers
£7 Booking Closed
28 Consume Less and Celebrate More

Speaker - Satish Kumar
£11 Add to Cart
 
 
Monday, 8th July 2019
# Event Price  
0 Great Hall Day Ticket 8 July

Speaker - Great Hall Day Ticket 8 July
£45 Add to Cart
0 Barn Day Ticket 8 July

Speaker - Barn Day Ticket 8 July
£40 Add to Cart
37 The Most Difficult Decisions Imaginable – Who Lives and Who Dies?

Speaker - Sabrina Cohen-Hatton
£11 Add to Cart
43 The Extraordinary Life of Endeavour

Speaker - Peter Moore
£10 Add to Cart
38 Growing Old

Speaker - Deborah Moggach
£11 Add to Cart
44 Wartime Secrets and Hidden Histories

Speaker - Madeleine Bunting
£10 Add to Cart
39 Revealed: How Brexit Will Change Britain

Speaker - Gavin Esler
£11 Add to Cart
45 Unappreciated Heroes of the Natural World

Speaker - Dave Goulson
£10 Add to Cart
40 David Bowie and Me

Speaker - Phil Lancaster
£11 Add to Cart
46 My Mother and Other Missing Persons

Speaker - Laura Cumming
£10 Add to Cart
41 Making Sense of Donald Trump

Speaker - David Owen
£11 Add to Cart
47 Stories of Longing, Loss and Resistance

Speaker - Lorna Gibb
£10 Add to Cart
31 What Can we do to Combat Climate Change?

Speaker - Mike Berners-Lee
£10 Add to Cart
 
 
Tuesday, 9th July 2019
# Event Price  
59 Louis de Bernieres Event and Film - Captain Corelli's Mandolin

Speaker - Louis de Bernieres Event and Film - Captain Corelli's Mandolin
£16 Add to Cart
0 Great Hall Day Ticket 9 July

Speaker - Great Hall Day Ticket 9 July
£36 Add to Cart
0 Barn Day Ticket 9 July

Speaker - Barn Day Ticket 9 July
£32 Booking Closed
54 Does Free Will Exist?

Speaker - Hannah Critchlow
£10 Add to Cart
0 A Journey into the Travel Journal

Speaker - Christopher North
£16 Add to Cart
49 Roots and Belonging

Speaker - Elizabeth Jane Burnett
£11 Add to Cart
55 Making Sense of Childhood

Speaker - Mike Shooter
£10 Add to Cart
50 A Life In Comedy

Speaker - Jon Plowman
£11 Add to Cart
56 Surgery on the Front Line

Speaker - David Nott
£10 Booking Closed
0 Beyond Mindfulness

Speaker - Linda Blair
£16 Booking Closed
51 Captain Corelli and Beyond

Speaker - Louis de Berniéres
£11 Add to Cart
57 The Genomic Revolution

Speaker - Robert Plomin
£10 Add to Cart
52 The Inspiration of Bram Stoker

Speaker - Joseph O'Connor
£11 Add to Cart
58 Film - Captain Corelli's Mandolin

Speaker - Film - Captain Corelli's Mandolin
£7 Add to Cart
53 Adventures at Sea

Speaker - Billy 'Scratch' Hitchen
£11 Add to Cart
 
 
Wednesday, 10th July 2019
# Event Price  
0 Second 5-day Rover Ticket

Speaker - Second 5-day Rover Ticket
£260 Add to Cart
0 Great Hall Day Ticket 10 July

Speaker - Great Hall Day Ticket 10 July
£45 Add to Cart
0 Barn Day Ticket 10 July

Speaker - Barn Day Ticket 10 July
£40 Add to Cart
60 A Guide to the Modern World for the Easily Perplexed

Speaker - Mark Leigh
£11 Add to Cart
66 Chaucer - A Cosmopolitan Life

Speaker - Marion Turner
£10 Add to Cart
0 A Journey into the Travel Journal (Wednesday Workshop)

Speaker - Christopher North (Wed)
£16 Add to Cart
67 Cherry

Speaker - Naoko Abe
£10 Add to Cart
61 Edward VIII – The Women he Loved and Lost

Speaker - Rachel Trethewey
£11 Add to Cart
62 One-Woman's Campaign to Fight for Justice

Speaker - Maggie Oliver
£11 Add to Cart
68 Romantic Literature - A Global History, from Sappho to Sontag

Speaker - Henry Eliot
£10 Add to Cart
0 Beyond Mindfulness (Wednesday Workshop)

Speaker - Linda Blair (Wed)
£16 Booking Closed
63 A Vision of Post-Brexit Britain

Speaker - Chris Mullin
£11 Add to Cart
69 Peace and War on the Cote d'Azur

Speaker - Anne de Courcy
£10 Add to Cart
64 Anna of Kleve - Passion and Courage

Speaker - Alison Weir
£11 Add to Cart
70 How Women Made the West Rich

Speaker - Victoria Bateman
£10 Add to Cart
65 A Radical Agenda

Speaker - Melissa Benn
£11 Add to Cart
 
 
Thursday, 11th July 2019
# Event Price  
0 Great Hall Day Ticket 11 July

Speaker - Great Hall Day Ticket 11 July
£45 Add to Cart
0 Barn Day Ticket 11 July

Speaker - Barn Day Ticket 11 July
£40 Add to Cart
71 Shakespeare and the Classics

Speaker - Jonathan Bate
£11 Add to Cart
78 Lives in Glorious Colour

Speaker - Hugh St. Clair
£10 Add to Cart
72 Embracing Jeopardy

Speaker - Wilfred Emmanuel Jones
£11 Add to Cart
79 Adventures in Forgotten Sculpture

Speaker - Alex Woodcock
£10 Add to Cart
83 Dartmoor Voices

Speaker - Jacqueline Sarsby
£7 Booking Closed
73 Heroism and SpyCraft

Speaker - Sonia Purnell
£11 Add to Cart
80 The Artistic Nude In Renaissance Italy

Speaker - Jill Burke
£10 Add to Cart
84 Times Table

Speaker - Joe Richards
£7 Add to Cart
74 Vermeer – A Detective Story

Speaker - Jane Jelley
£11 Add to Cart
81 Danger - School

Speaker - Naomi Wood
£10 Add to Cart
85 Naked Works

Speaker - Andy Christian
£7 Add to Cart
75 Mind the Gender Gap

Speaker - Gina Rippon
£11 Add to Cart
82 Smoke and Mirrors

Speaker - Matthew L. Tompkins
£10 Add to Cart
86 Called to the Edge Poets

Speaker - Six Diverse Voices
£7 Add to Cart
76 Reporting From the Front Line

Speaker - Lindsey Hilsum
£11 Add to Cart
77 The Top of the Mountain

Speaker - Chris Bonington
£11 Add to Cart
 
 
Friday, 12th July 2019
# Event Price  
0 2nd Weekend Rover Ticket

Speaker - 2nd Weekend Rover Ticket
£160 Add to Cart
0 Great Hall Day Ticket 12 July

Speaker - Great Hall Day Ticket 12 July
£45 Add to Cart
0 Barn Day Ticket 12 July

Speaker - Barn Day Ticket 12 July
£40 Add to Cart
87 A Sensual and Intellectual Awakening

Speaker - Annabel Abbs
£11 Add to Cart
94 Ghost Stories – Women's Voices

Speaker - Johnny Mains
£10 Add to Cart
88 Beyond the Breaking Point

Speaker - Ollie Ollerton
£11 Add to Cart
95 Is Youth Climate Activism Working?

Speaker - Geetie Singh-Watson in discussion with Anna Turns
£10 Add to Cart
96 Chaos of Misunderstanding

Speaker - Eleanor Anstruther
£10 Add to Cart
89 Where are We?

Speaker - Nicholas Crane
£11 Add to Cart
90 Women and the Art of Brilliant Speaking

Speaker - Viv Groskop
£11 Add to Cart
97 School Life

Speaker - Kate Clanchy
£10 Add to Cart
91 No Possessions

Speaker - Patrick Gale
£11 Add to Cart
98 The Untold Lives of the Women Killed by Jack the Ripper

Speaker - Hallie Rubenhold
£10 Add to Cart
92 The Real Crown

Speaker - Robert Hardman
£11 Add to Cart
93 A Women's War

Speaker - Natalie Haynes
£11 Add to Cart
 
 
Saturday, 13th July 2019
# Event Price  
0 Great Hall Day Ticket 13 July

Speaker - Great Hall Day Ticket 13 July
£45 Add to Cart
0 Barn Day Ticket 13 July

Speaker - Barn Day Ticket 13 July
£40 Add to Cart
99 Wallis Simpson: England's Scapegoat

Speaker - Anna Pasternak
£11 Add to Cart
107 Marie Colvin's Final Assignment

Speaker - Paul Conroy
£10 Add to Cart
100 The Art of Intelligence

Speaker - Marcus du Sautoy
£11 Add to Cart
108 Information is Light

Speaker - Clare Rewcastle Brown
£10 Add to Cart
101 That Ruffian Thomas Cromwell

Speaker - Diarmaid MacCulloch
£11 Add to Cart
109 A Muslim Feminist Finds Herself

Speaker - Zeba Talkhani
£10 Add to Cart
106 Outwitting a Killer

Speaker - Andrew Wilson
£7 Add to Cart
102 The Private Life of Britain's Cathedrals

Speaker - Christopher Somerville
£11 Add to Cart
110 Travels in Russia – With Geniuses of the Golden Age

Speaker - Sara Wheeler
£10 Add to Cart
0 Holmes and Watson – A Teaparty Mystery

Speaker - Murder Mystery - Interactive Theatre
£30 Add to Cart
111 In Search of Calm

Speaker - Lalage Snow
£10 Add to Cart
103 Flora and Fauna

Speaker - Kurt Jackson
£11 Add to Cart
104 Who is the Prisoner?

Speaker - Ben Okri
£11 Add to Cart
105 PLAY fundraising event

Speaker - Patten, Harvey, Williams, Taylor
£11 Add to Cart
 
 
Sunday, 14th July 2019
# Event Price  
0 Great Hall Day Ticket 14 July

Speaker - Great Hall Day Ticket 14 July
£27 Add to Cart
0 Barn Day Ticket 14 July

Speaker - Barn Day Ticket 14 July
£32 Add to Cart
112 Where are we Now?

Speaker - Polly Toynbee and David Walker
£11 Add to Cart
116 Moon Light

Speaker - Oliver Morton
£10 Add to Cart
113 Drama out of a Crisis

Speaker - Nick Bilbrough
£11 Add to Cart
117 A Pyschopathology of Intellectual Life

Speaker - Stephen Connor
£10 Add to Cart
114 The Philosopher's Map

Speaker - Julian Baggini
£11 Add to Cart
118 Secret Lives of Liquids

Speaker - Mark Miodownik
£10 Add to Cart
119 Making Britain Imaginative Again

Speaker - Rob Hopkins
£10 Add to Cart
115 The Price of Hope

Speaker - David Nicholls
£25 Add to Cart
 

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