skip to content

Features

A selection of articles and features from the Festival, including speaker spotlights.

Read more

About

2017 marks the tenth year of the Festival of Ideas.

Read more


Latest news

From populism to conspiracy theories - politics events at this year's Cambridge Festival of Ideas

25 September 2017

Populism, conspiracy theories, the future of Eastern Europe and Brexit are at the centre of a packed programme of political talks and discussions at this year’s Cambridge Festival of Ideas. Speakers at the Festival, which runs from 16 th to 29 th October, include Tristram Hunt, former Labour MP and now director of the...

Bookings open for 2017 Cambridge Festival of Ideas

22 September 2017

Bookings open at 11am on Monday [25th September] for the 2017 Cambridge Festival of Ideas, which features a huge range of events and discussions on subjects ranging from empire and Brexit, the future of Europe and conspiracy theories to the past, present and future of India. The Festival celebrates its 10th anniversary...

Arts explore the meaning of truth at Cambridge Festival of Ideas

20 September 2017

How is truth produced? What is art? How can art, literature and technology restore truth to the ruins of Syria? These are just some of the questions being explored in a range of innovative and thought-provoking exhibitions and performances at this year’s Cambridge Festival of Ideas. The Festival, which this year celebrates...

Festival information

The Cambridge Festival of Ideas will take place 16-29 October 2017

Bookings open on Monday 25 September at 11am

Find us

Find us on Twitter Find us on Facebook Email us

Sign up to receive our monthly What's On e-bulletin