2011 Programme: Festival Strands

Seven strands run through the format of the festival weekend, allowing in depth examination of a subject. Select a strand below to find out more.

Are we still a classless society Mr Cameron?

"I travel far to participate in the BOI; it’s a unique festival of free speech and debate that consistently combines energy, fearlessness and provocation with thoughtful, informed consideration of contemporary politics and culture."
Wendy Kaminer, US-based writer on law, liberty, feminism, religion, and popular culture

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