You are warmly welcomed to join us for the award-winning York Festival of Ideas from on now until 17 June. Our biggest festival to date and the perfect reason to come and visit York again this summer.
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One of the largest free festivals in the UK, York Festival of Ideas offers a huge range of events including talks, exhibitions, theatre, music, film, guided walks, children’s activities and workshops – all designed to educate, entertain and inspire.
Author of the Alex Rider and The Power of Five series, screenwriter and University of York alumnus, Anthony Horowitz requires no introduction.
‘Sound needs space to breathe, just as we need air’. Michael Morpurgo’s words reverberate around the towering ceilings of the York Minster. A lone violin joins as […]
On the 6th of June, the Festival of Ideas opened with “Artistic Censorship in Repressive Regimes”, chaired by Julia Farrington (Head of Arts, Index on […]
Professor Hugh Haughton interviews Professor Robert Douglas-Fairhurst at 2015’s York Festival of Ideas
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Joan Concannon, Director of External Relations at the University, gives us her top picks of events at the 2015 York Festival of Ideas…