Should teachers strike during an education crisis?

Accent Study Centre 12 Bedford Square, London

Join the Academy of Ideas Education Forum for this in-person roundtable debate on the pros and cons of industrial action.

£5 – £7

Dido Powell’s Art Tours 2023 – Tour 2 – The Elements: water, air and fire

Tate Britain Millbank, London, United Kingdom

The second of Dido Powell's 2023 art museum tours will look at how the elements, especially air and water, offer artists a route away from material subjects and three-dimensional reality towards capturing changing light and weather effects in a tangible form.

Satirical Art and the Culture War

31 Oval Road 31 Oval Road, London, United Kingdom

Manick Govinda (curator) interviews satirical artist Miriam Elia.

£3 – £5

Singing the News: a recital of news poems

31 Oval Road 31 Oval Road, London, United Kingdom

A poetry recital by Andrew Calcutt, with visual accompaniment from Simon Miles, followed by a Q&A and discussion.

£3.50 – £5

China: the end of the party?

online, via Zoom

Austin Williams and James Woudhuysen introduce a discussion of China's economy, politics and international position today.


Battle of Ideas festival 2023

Church House Deans Yard, London SW1P 3NZ, London, United Kingdom

Our flagship event, which has been running since 2005, returns with two days of thought-provoking public debate, where the motto is FREE SPEECH ALLOWED.

Buxton Battle of Ideas festival 2023

Devonshire Dome 1 Devonshire Road, Buxton, United Kingdom

A day of debate on politics, economics, philosophy and more at The Devonshire Dome as the Battle of Ideas festival returns to Buxton!