Tickets & Special Discounts
1-Day Festival Pass: £60 - for the 20th January 2024
1-Day Festival Pass: £60 - for the 21st January 2024
2-Day Festival Pass: £85 - For both the 20th and 21st January 2024
All Festival Pass £95 - For the 19th, 20th and 21st January 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 15th December 2023 - £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.
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.
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Friday 19th January 2024
Friday 19th January 15.30 – 16.40 Laura Bates Fix the System, Not the Women
Friday 19th January 17.00 – 18.10 Professor Sir David Omand How to Survive a Crisis: Lessons in Resilience and Avoiding Disaster
Friday 19th January 18.30 – 19.40 General Sir Richard Shirreff in conversation with Dr Andrew Monaghan DISCUSSION: The war in Ukraine - How did we get here? Where are we? And where are we going?
Friday 19th January 20.00 – 21.10 Jade Angeles Fitton Hermit: A Memoir of Finding Freedom in a Wild Place
Saturday 20th January 2024
Saturday 20th January 9.50 – 11.00 Simon Heffer Sing As We Go: Britain Between the Wars
Saturday 20th January 11.20 – 12.30 Andrew Monaghan The Sea in Russian Strategy
Saturday 20th January 12.50 - 14.00 Jake Wallis Simons Israelophobia: The Newest Version of the Oldest Hatred and What To Do About It
Saturday 20th January 14.20 - 15.30 Geoff Norcott The British Bloke, Decoded: From Banter to Man-Flu. Everything Finally Explained.
Saturday 20th January 15.50 – 17.00 Sir Vince Cable The Chinese Conundrum
Saturday 20th January 17.20 – 18.30 Polly Toynbee An Uneasy Inheritance: My Family and Other Radicals
Saturday 20th January 18.50 – 20.00 Dom Joly The Conspiracy Tourist: Travels Through a Strange World
Sunday 21st January 2024
Sunday 21st January 9.50 – 11.00 Helen Fry Women in Intelligence: The Hidden History of Two World Wars
Sunday 21st January 11.20 - 12.30 Julian Baggini How to Think Like a Philosopher: Essential Principles for Clearer Thinking
Sunday 21st January 12.50 - 14.00 Tania Branigan Red Memory: Living, Remembering and Forgetting China's Cultural Revolution
Sunday 21st January 14.20 – 15.30 Anna Murphy in conversation with Jane Mulkerrins Destination Fabulous: Finding your way to the best you yet
Sunday 21st January 15.50 – 17.00 Sir Chris Bryant in conversation with Norman Baker Code of Conduct: Why We Need to Fix Parliament – and How to Do It
Sunday 21st January 17.20 - 18.30 Steve Bell The Windsor Tapestry (and why we need to fix the Monarchy once and for all)
Sunday 21st January 18.50 – 20.00 Sir Max Hastings World on the Brink, The Cuban Missile Crisis 1962