A Better World

Wilderness Saves The World

"IF ONLY THEY'D JUST...!" Have you uttered these words? Have you got it all figured out? Have you bored your friends with your big idea - the one tweak that will solve climate change & poverty simultaneously? This event is for YOU. Speakers Corner mee

State of The Nation

Question Time with balls... An eclectic selection of the best minds at Wilderness ring the stage in a frantic tag-team debate. Questions are tossed into the ring to be unpacked by our specialists in an event that makes the most of having some of the brigh


Refinery29, the leading digital media and entertainment company for young women, takes a look back on a momentous 18 months for women in the media, cataloguing some of the stories and experiences that hit the headline, from the global #MeToo movement to t

Talking Politics with David Runciman

Talking Politics presents: The Politics of Food with David Runciman & Guests Brought to you in partnership with the London Review of Books, Talking Politics is the podcast that tries to make sense of it all. David Runciman is head of the department of

News Roast with Carole Cadwalladr

A comedy podcast in which award-winning satirists Heydon Prowse & Jolyon Rubinstein invite a new guest on each week to roast some hot topics in three courses of conversation. Returning to Wilderness, they bring with them top investigative journalist C

John Harris

John Harris is a prolific journalist concerned with music and politics. Possibly best known by this audience for his "Anywhere But Westminster" series for the Guardian’s YouTube channel, which provides perhaps the clearest answer to the "how the hell did

Frontline Club presents War & Forgiveness with Anthony Loyd

Sunday Papers Live: World News Section Using case studies drawn directly from his own 25-year experiences as a war correspondent for The Times, Anthony Loyd talks about how in the aftermath of war some men and women find it within themselves to reconcile

Adam Kay: This is Going to Hurt

Adam Kay is an award-winning comedian and writer for TV and film, including Mitchell & Webb and Very British Problems. Adam's first book, This is Going to Hurt, about his former career as a junior doctor, was published in 2017 by Picador and became an

Danny Dorling: Have We Reached Peak Inequality?

Danny Dorling, professor of Geography at Oxford University, is one of the leading thinkers on inequality in the UK. Author of Inequality and the 1% and the forthcoming Peak Inequality looks at the state of post-Brexit Britain. What did the Brexit vote tel

The Sustainable Development Goals: What Are They And Will They Make A Difference?

Ian Scoones, Director of the ESRC STEPS Centre and professor at the Institute of Development Studies at the University of Sussex. The Sustainable Development Goals: What are they and will they make a difference? At the end of 2015, the world signed up to

Challenging Corporate Power, State Violence And Extreme Energy Extraction – Resistance To Fracking And Coal

Andrea Brock - Challenging corporate power, state violence and extreme energy extraction – resistance to fracking and coal. Protecting ‘wilderness’? This talk explores the importance of direct action to challenge corporate power and state violence through

How Did We Do That? The Politics And Possibilities Of Rapid Transition

Peter Newell - How did we do that? The politics and possibilities of rapid transition. Is rapid transition possible? Sometimes events or new knowledge throw up reasons why we must make change happen quickly. At the present moment, climate change and chron