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SPEAKERS include

HUGH GRANT * BARONESS SAYEEDA WARSI * GARY LINEKER * BONNIE GREER * VINCE CABLE * JUNE SARPONG * SANJEEV BHASKAR * FRANK RICH * KATE MOSSE * TOM WATSON * CAROLE CADWALLDR * LORD VICTOR ABEDOWALE * RUSHANARA ALI * LUKE HARDING * A L KENNEDY * ANTHONY BARNETT * MARTIN BELL * FRANCINE STOCK * JOHN SWEENEY * ROGER COHEN

performers include

JOHN CLEESE * SALENA GODDEN * HARDEEP SINGH KOHLI * BILLY LUNN (THE SUBWAYS) * THE MEMBERS * JONNIE BAYFIELD * DEPARTMENT S * THE PRISCILLAS * SASHA AND THE SHADES * YOUTH CLUB * THE COURTESANS * TOM HINGLEY (INSPIRAL CARPETS) * SIGUESIGUESPUTNIK * SEETHING AKIRA * JOHN ELLIS (VIBRATORS) * SMUTTY (THE ROCKATS) * FRANKIE FORMAN * ARGONAUT * PHOENIX CHROI * CITIZENS OF THE WORLD CHOIR * HOWS HARRY

WORKSHOPS INCLUDE

STAND UP COMEDY * WRITE A PROTEST POEM OR SONG * MAKE YOUR OWN PLACARDS * PUBLISHING EBOOKS * GUERILLA PODCASTING * LEARN HOW TO RIOT * WAKE UP SUNDAY * PEOPLE'S ASSEMBLY * VIRAL VIDEO MAKING * RETRO JOURNALISM * INVESTIGATIVE JOURNALISM FOR BEGINNERS * POST TRUMP DETRAUMATISATION * HOW TO STOP FUNDING HATE

TOPICS AND THEMES INCLUDE

  DARKER MONEY * FEMINISM AFTER WEINSTEIN * COMPUTATIONAL PROPAGANDA * WHITELASH * CLIMATE CHANGE DENIAL * ALT RIGHT FAMILY VALUES * GOOD FRIDAY DISAGREEMENT * MONSTERING MUSLIMS * IMMIGRATION * DEATH OF LOCAL JOURNALISM * LEVESON TWO * MODERN SLAVERY * ECONOMIES OF TRUTH * SYRIAN DISINFORMATION * AUSTERITY AND THE PARADOX OF THRIFT * FAKE ARTS NEWS

 

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‘I believe that this festival can really start something’
— Martin Bell OBE

a RIOT OF INDEPENDENT JOURNALISM, IDEAS, COMEDY AND FREE SPEECH

YES, WE'RE BACK NEXT YEAR AT PIPPINGFORD PARK. BIGGER, BETTER, MORE DIVERSE

 
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think. debate. laugh. dance. and change the world 

 
Very excited - in the era of fake news #BylineFest is just what journalism needs
— June Sarpong
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NIGHT

All You Need is Three Chords - and the Truth

A Riot of Free Expression

 

A venture that will sustain the information for a functioning democracy
— Sir Harry Evans

DAY

Say No to Post Truth Politics

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Woodstock for the Facebook Generation
— We Made this Up Ourselves
 

DON'T WAIT

participate

 

 

 
Brilliant. Piers Morgan won’t be there.
— Julie Bindel