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Location: HowTheLightGetsIn, globe at hay, Newport Street, Hay on Wye, Hereford HR3 5BG - Spiegel Tent
Speaker: Natalie Bennett, Phillip Blond, Roger Scruton. Mary Ann Sieghart hosts.
Big Debate: A larger offering in our magnificent Spiegel Tent with more time for audience participation, as the finest minds dispute the Known, The Strange and the New.
We all want a better world. And we seemingly make progress, with new technology and less prejudice. Yet ideals and utopias are strangely difficult to imagine let alone to achieve. Is it that we just lack imagination or that leaders are inherently corrupt? Or is there something impossible in the very idea?
Philosopher and author Roger Scruton, Green Party Leader Natalie Bennett and ResPublica director Phillip Blond confront the future.