Festival Strands

Four strands run through the format of the festival weekend - two on each day - allowing in depth examination of a subject. Select a strand below to find out more.

Festival Buzz

View: 'Turn That Racket Off'

"It alerts me to new areas of debate, and gives thought-provoking new angles on topics I thought I already knew well. Altogether it's a wonderful intellectual tonic, which cheers up the dog days of November."
Ivan Hewett, music critic, Daily Telegraph