Tickets & Special Discounts


Festival Pass: £75 - Includes all events for all dates

1-Day Festival Pass: £25 - available for the 12th July 2019

1-Day Festival Pass: £45 - available for either the 13th or 14th July 2019

2-Day Festival Pass: £70 - For both the 13th and 14th July 2019


Alternatively, single tickets cost £12.50 for each individual talk.

Purchase two tickets to one talk for £11 each, 3 or more for £10 each.

   Early Bird price if bought before the 12th June 2019 - £9.50 each  


Buying your Tickets:

To purchase your tickets from the secure site please scroll down this page and click on the speaker(s) you wish to see.


To book by telephone please call the Box Office on: 0333 666 3366.

(This new box office number qualifies as inclusive call minute packages for mobiles and landlines)


Tickets are strictly limited so book early to avoid disappointment.


Please note:

A booking fee will be added by the ticket company ‘TicketSource’ when you buy online or via the ticket telephone line.

50% of these fees have been paid by The Lewes Speakers Festival and so the fee will amount to no more than a maximum of 5% of the price of the ticket(s). This percentage decreases if you spend more than £25.

To keep the fee to a minimum please book online and print your tickets out at home. This is free of charge.

Alternatively, TicketSource add £1.50 to the booking fee for tickets to be sent to you by post.


Any queries, please email:

ALL EVENT PASS - Friday 12th, Saturday 13th & Sunday 14th July 2019



ALL DAY PASS - Friday 12th July 2019


Friday 12th July 17.00 - 18.15 Helen Pankhurst Deeds Not Words: The Story of Women's Rights - Then and Now


Friday 12th July 18.45 – 20.00 Julian Baggini  How the World Thinks: A Global History of Philosophy


Friday 12th July 20.15 – 21.30 Andy Smart A Hitch in Time



ALL DAY PASS - Saturday 13th July 2019

TWO DAY PASS - Saturday 13th and Sunday 14th July 2019

Saturday 13th July 09.45 - 11.00 Tina Deubert Nutrition in a Nutshell - make every mouthful count

Saturday 13th July 11.15 - 12.30 Bishop Richard Harries Haunted by Christ: Modern Writers and the Struggle for Faith


Saturday 13th July 13.00 – 14.15 Linda Yueh The Great Economists: How Their Ideas Can Help Us Today


Saturday 13th July 15.00 – 16.15 Guy Leschziner The Nocturnal Brain: Tales of Nightmares and Neuroscience


Saturday 13th July 16.45 – 18.00 Jonathan Fenby Crucible: Twelve Months that Changed the World Forever


Saturday 13th July 18.30 - 19.45 David Wilson My Life with Murderers: Behind Bars with the World’s Most Violent Men

Saturday 13th July 20.00 - 21.15 Andrew Monaghan Dealing with the Russians


ALL DAY PASS - Sunday 14th July 2019


Sunday 14th July  0945 -11.00 Robin Aitken The Noble Liar: How and Why the BBC Distorts the News to Promote a Liberal Agenda


Sunday 14th July  11.15- 12.30 Rosa Prince Understanding: Theresa May: The Enigmatic Prime Minister and the leader of the opposition: Jeremy ‘Comrade’ Corbyn


Sunday 14th July 13.00 – 14.15 Martin Kemp Leonardo Da Vinci: The 100 Milestones


Sunday 14th July 14.45 – 16.00 Paul Dolan Happy Ever After: Escaping The Myth of The Perfect Life


Sunday 14th July 16.30 – 17.45 Peter Owen Jones Everest England


Sunday 14th July 18.00 - 19.15 Ayesha Hazarika and Tom Hamilton Punch and Judy Politics: An Insiders' Guide to Prime Minister's Questions


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