Tickets & Special Discounts

Festival Pass: £65 - Includes all events for all dates

1-Day Festival Pass: £45 - available for either the 20th or the 21st October 2018


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 purchased before 20th September 2018 £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 Winchester 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 - Saturday 20th & Sunday 21st October

Saturday 20th October

ALL DAY PASS - Saturday 20th October

Saturday 20th October 10.00 – 11.15 Vicky Pryce Why Women Need Quotas


Saturday 20th October 11.45 - 13.00 Jonathan Fenby Crucible: Twelve Months that Changed the World Forever


Saturday 20th October 13.30 – 14.45 Kamal Ahmed The Life and Times of a Very British Man


Saturday 20th October 15.15 – 16.30 Anabel Inge The Making of a Salafi Muslim Woman: Paths to Conversion


Saturday 20th October 17.00 – 18.15 John Crace I, Maybot: The Rise and Fall

Saturday 20th October 18.45 – 20.00 Professor Ali Ansari Iran: A Very Short Introduction

Saturday 20th October 20.30 – 21.45 David Fraser A Licence to Kill: Britain's Surrender to Violence


Sunday 21st October 

ALL DAY PASS - Sunday 21st October

Sunday 21st October 0915 - 10.30 Sarah Churchwell Behold, America: A History of America First and the American Dream


Sunday 21st October 11.00- 12.15 Gregory Claeys Marx and Marxism


Sunday 21st October 12.45 – 14.00 Martin Bell War and the Death of News: From Battlefield to Newsrooms – My Fifty Years in Journalism


Sunday 21st October 14.30 – 15.45 Peter Hitchens The Phoney Victory - The World War Two Illusion


Sunday 21st October 16.15 – 17.30 Philip Collins Start Again


Sunday 21st October 18.00 - 19.15 Louis de Bernieres So Much Life Left Over


Sunday 21st October 19.45 – 21.00 Angela Eagle and Imran Ahmed The New Serfdom