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Festival of Ideas

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Citywide, York, North Yorkshire, YO1 7DT
Festival of Ideas

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The award-winning York Festival of Ideas takes place from 5 to 17 June with over 200 diverse and inspiring events under the banner of ‘Imagining the Impossible’. Featuring world-class speakers, exhibitions, theatre, music, films, guided walks, children’s activities and much more, the packed programme of mostly FREE events offers something for everyone.

Headline speakers include acclaimed author Michael Morpurgo, human rights campaigner Shami Chakrabarti, food writer William Sitwell, tennis coach and celebrity mum Judy Murray, former Leader of the Conservative Party Lord Michael Howard, and World Wide Web pioneer Bebo White.

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