Economist Linda Yueh delivers her vision for restoring faith in the free market. Read more
Festival 2018 - The One and the Many
The Free Thinking Lecture: Linda Yueh on Globalisation
Economist Linda Yueh delivers her vision for restoring faith in the free market.
The Population Bomb
Danny Dorling, Lionel Shriver and Stephen Emmott debate with Matthew Sweet.
The Dance of Nature
Jim Al-Khalili, Melissa Bateson, Andrew Mcbain and Richard Bevan explore group behaviour.
There is no i in Team
MP Johnny Mercer, Theatre Director Elizabeth Newman and former footballer Paul Fletcher.
Has Social Media Cracked the Code to the Crowd?
Anne McElvoy discusses the impact of tech on the way we behave with guests.
Are We Afraid of Being Alone?
Sara Maitland, Lionel Shriver and John-Henry Clay explore solitude
Power to the People?
Anne McElvoy and others assess the influence of people power in Sage, Gateshead.
Gangs: The Usual Suspects
Symeon Brown, James Docherty and Alistair Fraser chaired by Matthew Sweet.
David Olusoga, Kit Davies and Kenan Malik debate what civilisation means with Philip Dodd.
Can There Be Multiple Versions of Me?
With June Sarpong, Emma Frankland, Gavin Francis and Julian Baggini.
Comedians Alexei Sayle, Jen Brister and Sanjeev Kohli join Matthew Sweet at Sage Gateshead
Yasmin Alibhai-Brown, Afua Hirsch and Tarjinder Wilkinson on activism and Britishness.
Building Bridges and Other Megastructures
Writer Erica Wagner, engineer Sean Wilkinson and architect Simon Roberts with Rana Mitter.
Introducing the New Generation Thinkers 2018
From piracy to vegetarianism, George Orwell to surrogacy, Newton's alchemy to C18 fitness.
What do we mean by 'Working Class Writing'?
Kit de Waal, Darren McGarvey, Adelle Stripe and Michael Chaplin with Shahidha Bari.
Death Comes to Us All
Richard Holloway, Kathryn Mannix and Kevin Toolis debate the end of life with Philip Dodd.
Student Season: Living on Campus in Glasgow
Exploring student experiences of moving out for university.
Sarah Brett with late night discussion on the issues and stories that matter to you.
Andile Vellem: Hearing through movement
South African dancer Andile Vellem, prepares for his new production called Trapped Man
Going to the Gay Bar
Travis Alabanza investigates the impact of the closure of LGBTQ+ venues in the UK.