Letters Live

Letters Live came to Wilderness last year for the very first time. Anyone who witnessed the spectacle can attest that it went down in history as one of finest hours of entertainment to have occurred. With a top secret, unannounced line-up that has become

Sunday Papers Live

Sunday Papers Live brings the broadsheets to life – section by section, performance by performance. This Special Edition includes contributions from the RSA, Afua Hirsch, The Frontline Club, war correspondent Anthony Lloyd,  The Idler Academy, adventurers

London Review Of Books

We are thrilled to be welcoming the most successful – and controversial – literary publication in Europe into the Wilderness for the first time. They share the same outlook as our talks programme - offering a space for some of the world’s best thinkers to


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

RSA Presents: On Belonging and Brit(ish)ness

No, but where are you REALLY from? Britain is a nation experiencing an identity crisis - populist movements attempt to draw us back to a nostalgic vision of homogenous, white Britain, whilst demographic changes see our cities more diverse and multi-dimens

Apples & Snakes

Apples and Snakes is the leading organisation for performance poetry in England, with a national reputation for producing exciting and innovative participation and performance work in spoken word. We work in partnership with creative individuals and organ

Write What You Know with HarperCollins

WRITE WHAT YOU KNOW Saturday morning in the Books Tent is given over to HarperCollins, who bring seven authors exploring themes of time, place, nature and science... DADVENTURES  (10:00 - 11:00) Alex Gregory shares some fun ideas for outdoor adventures to

Bluebird & Picador

Bluebird and Picador are both imprints of Pan Macmillan UK, one one of the largest general book publishers in the UK. The bluebird is a symbol of happiness, and Bluebird aims to publish books that make the world more tolerant, healthy (in body and mind),