Festival Attractions

As well as the debates taking place at this year's Battle of Ideas, the festival also offers other attractions to keep you stimulated intellectually throughout the day.

Index of Attractions

Upper Gulbenkian Gallery
Battle of Ideas 2009 welcome address

Lower level exhibition space
Ideas Market

Lower level exhibition space
The Myth of Racist Kids - Launch

Entrance Gallery
Festival Art Exhibition 2009

Upper exhibition space
Foyles Festival Bookshop

Lower level exhibition space
Young Journalists Academy at the Ideas Market

Lower level exhibition space
Social Science for Schools at the Ideas Market

Royal College of Music
Battle of Ideas 2009 festival drinks reception

Students' Union
2009 End of Festival Party

Festival Buzz

View: 'Turn That Racket Off'

"The Battle of Ideas goes from strength to strength. The intensity, variety and depth of debate, sustained for an entire weekend, makes for a unique experience charging the intellectual batteries for the rest of the year."
Raymond Tallis, emeritus professor of geriatric medicine, Manchester University