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Fri, 12 May 2017, 09:00 – Sat, 13 May 2017, 17:00 BST
The Convention on Brexit and the Political Crash MAY 12th & 13th (9.00am - 5.30pm)
To be held in Central Hall, Westminster, The Convention is the first large-scale event to offer organisations and individuals the chance to hear and take part in crucial debates about the United Kingdom’s future and the populist insurgencies that are sweeping Western democracies.
Post Brexit Britain is a New World. It Requires New Thinking, New Leaders, New Voices and New Ideas.
Join the debate. @The_Convention_ #ThinkAnew #ActAnew
Is Politics Broken?
Can Europe Make it?
Sinister New Order: Putin Trump and the Far Right in Europe
Media in the Post-Truth World
Our Disunited Kingdom 1 : Northern Ireland
The Psychology of Hope, Resilience and Defeat
Without Science There Is Only Fiction
The Future of the NHS
Our Disunited Kingdom 2: Scotland
Citzenship and Immigration
How Do We Reconnect People With Their Politics?
Tactical Voting and the Digital Election
Our Disunited Kingdom 3: English Nationalism
Speakers include: A.C. Grayling, Afua Hirsch, Alan Rusbridger, Alastair Campbell, Albert Weale, Alex Von Tunzelmann, Anand Menon, Anne Applebaum, Bob Geldof, Caroline Lucas, Carsten Brzeski, Charles Grant, David Elstein, Denis Campbell, Denisa Kostovicova, David Goodhart, Dominic Grieve, Eric Kauffman, Fintan O'Toole, Frédéric Martel, Gerry Hassan, Graham Brady, Harriet Sergeant, Helena Kennedy, Howard Jacobson, Ian Dunt, Ian McEwan, Jay Watts, Jim Gallagher, John Harris, Jonathan Freedland, Kwasi Kwarteng, Laurent Pech, Lisa Nandy, Martin McKee, Mary Lou McDonald, Matthew Godwin, Michael Hessletine, Nick Clegg, Paul Hilder, Nick Pearce, Paul Whiteley, Peter Frankopan, Peter Oborne, Philippe Legrain, Dr Rachel Clarke, Richard Corbett Robert Tombs, Sashy Nathan, Sonia Sodha, Timothy Garton Ash, Vonny Moyes, Rt Hon Stephen Dorrell, Viv Groskop, Alice Enders
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Star Rate tickets (priced at £100) give the buyer a ticket for both Friday and Saturday, and also allow us to release 2 tickets for Unwaged audience members.
Angel Rate tickets (priced at £75) give the buyer a ticket for both Friday and Saturday, and also allow us to release 1 ticket for Unwaged audience members.
These tickets are vital in ensuring all sectors of our society are represented at the Convention, giving us a diversifed audience.
Central Hall also offers full wheelchair access.
Committee: Henry Porter; Rebecca Ashton (Co-Director); Julien Planté (Producer and Co-Curator); Helena Kennedy, Principal of Mansfield College, Oxford; Will Hutton, Principal of Hertford College, Oxford; Bess Mayhew, More United; Alice Fermor-Hesketh, CommonGround; Neal Lawson, Compass; Edward McMillan-Scott and Mike Biden, European Movement; Mike Galsworthy, Scientists for Europe; Eloise Todd, Mary Fitzgerald, Rosemary Bechler, Anthony Barnett, Cathy Runciman, all of openDemocracy; A.C. Grayling, Master of New College of the Humanities; Jo Maugham QC – tax lawyer; Deborah Hermanns and Joe Todd, The World Transformed; Anne Weyman, Britain for Europe; and Clare Algar.
Media partners The Observer and openDemocracy
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We offer full refunds if necessary.