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.

The Credit Crunch Demystified

"Depressed by 'debates' where the panel ignore each other? The Battle of Ideas is the real deal - two days of verbal fistfights. Accept no alternative."
Vivienne Raper, writer and editor

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