Battle of Ideas 2018

Weekend tickets

An audience watching a talk in the Barbican Conservatory

An annual festival of over 90 sessions, Battle of Ideas will return to the Barbican in 2018 for another weekend of free-thinking and lively debate.

Book your tickets now to take advantage of the super early-bird ticket prices. Initial details of the 2018 program can be found on the Battle of Ideas website

Initiated by the Institute of Ideas and organised and supported by a wide range of partners and sponsors, Battle of Ideas brings together hundreds of insightful and though-provoking speakers from across the globe, representing a wide range of disciplines and viewpoints.

Standard concession - £40
Standard IoI associate - £55         
IoI associate concession - £35
School Students - £20                                                 
Student Champion 2017 - £25  


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Be there when it happens with discounted access to unmissable art and entertainment as well as events and creative opportunities for 14-25 year olds