De Balie

De Balie is a platform for free speech, contemporary art, debate and culture at the Leidseplein in Amsterdam. In thirty years, De Balie has become a phenomenon in the field of high-profile debates and (art) projects.

Hunger in the UK: the food banks phenomenon

"Five debates a day sounds a bit daunting beforehand, but I really loved it. The speakers are so knowledgeable and passionate about their chosen topic, and the amount of time dedicated to questions from the audience was great as it really brought in alternative views."
Exeter University student

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