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Tickets & Special Discounts
1-Day Festival Pass: £60 - available for either the 11th or 12th May 2024
2-Day Festival Pass: £85 - For both the 11th and 12th May 2024
All Festival Pass £95 - For the 10th, 11th and 12th May 2024

Alternatively, single tickets cost £14.00 for each individual talk.
Purchase two tickets to one talk for £13.00 each, 3 or more for £12.00 each.

  Early Bird price if bought before the 1st April 2024 - £11.50 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:  

£££ Save  All Festival Pass £95 - For the 10th, 11th and 12th May 2024  £££ Save


Friday 10th May 2024

£££ Save  All Evening Pass Friday £££ Save

Friday 10th May 15.30 – 16.40 - Sarah Sands - Hedgehog Diaries: A story of faith, hope and bristle

Friday 10th May 17.00 – 18.10 - Suzanne Heywood - Wavewalker: Breaking Free

Friday 10th May 18.30 – 19.40 - Will Hutton -
How to Remake Britain
Friday 10th May 20.00 – 21.10 - Tom Baldwin in conversation with Denis MacShane - What to expect from Keir Starmer and his government when and if Labour takes power



Saturday 11th May 2024

£££ Save  All Day Pass Saturday £££ Save

£££ Save  Two Day Pass  Saturday & Sunday £££ Save

Saturday 11th May 9.50 – 11.00 - Linda Yueh - The Great Crashes: Lessons from Global Meltdowns and How to Prevent Them

Saturday 11th May 11.20 – 12.30 - John Kampfner - In Search Of Berlin

Saturday 11th May 12.50 - 14.00 - Baroness Catherine Ashton in conversation with John Kampfner - And Then What?: Inside Stories of 21st Century Diplomacy


Saturday 11th May 13.45 -15.30 - Jack Cornish - A guided walk around Lewes with Jack Cornish as your guide.

Saturday 11th May 14.20 - 15.30 - Gavin Esler - Britain Is Better Than This: Why a Great Country is Failing Us All

Saturday 11th May 15.50 – 17.00 - Danny Dorling - Shattered Nation: Inequality and the Geography of A Failing State

Saturday 11th May 17.20 – 18.30 - Luke Harding - Invasion: Russia’s Bloody War and Ukraine’s Fight for Survival

Saturday 11th May 18.50 – 20.00 - Sir Chris Bryant
in conversation with Norman Baker - former MP for Lewes -
Code of Conduct

Saturday 11th May 20.20 – 21.30 - Vanessa Forero - An evening with Vanessa Forero – musician and home-builder on a mountain above the jungle in Northern Colombia. She is also the daughter of Marina Chapman who after kidnap as a small girl, was brought up alone with Capuchin monkeys, also in the Colombian jungle.

Sunday 12th May 2024

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Sunday 12th May 9.50 – 11.00 - Robert Hardman - Charles III: New King. New Court. The Inside Story.

Sunday 12th May 11.20 - 12.30 - Helen Russell - How to Raise a Viking: The Secrets of Parenting the World’s Happiest Children

Sunday 12th May 12.50 - 14.00 - Theodore Dalrymple - Buried But Not Quite Dead: Forgotten Writers of Père Lachaise

Sunday 12th May 14.20 – 15.30 - Peter Foster - What Went Wrong with Brexit: And What We Can Do About It

Sunday 12th May 15.50 – 17.00 - Katja Hoyer - Beyond the Wall: East Germany, 1949-1990

Sunday 12th May 17.20 - 18.30 -
Matthew Goodwin - Values, Voice and Virtue: The New British Politics

Sunday 12th May 18.50 – 20.00 - Professor Nigel Biggar - Colonialism: A Moral Reckoning


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