2012 Programme: Festival weekend overview

The Festival weekend includes more than 70 debates which are listed below ordered by time slot and room. To see Saturday or Sunday sessions only, select the day you want from the menu on the left or select sessions by Theme.

Or view and print out the Timetable as a two-page PDF.

Saturday 20 October: 12.15pm-1.15pm
Pit Theatre
Saturday 20 October: 1.30pm-3.00pm
Saturday 20 October: 3.30pm-5.00pm
Pit Theatre
Sunday 21 October: 12.15pm-1.15pm
Lunchtime Debates Cinema 1
Saturday 20 October: 1.30pm-2.45pm

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