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SPEAKERS

5×15

5x15 at Wilderness develops new perspectives on big ideas and the issues transforming the world around us. Lively, thought-provoking and entertaining, 5x15 sees 5 speakers each with 15 minutes to share their stories. Topics include the future of education

Shappi Khorsandi

Aside from being one of the most in demand stand-up comedians in the UK, Shappi is a sought after cultural commentator appearing on ITV’s Sunday Edition, BBC Radio 4’s Woman’s Hour, Radio 5 Live, BBC World Service & LBC and also in The Guardian, The I

Murray Lachlan Young: How Freakin’ Zeitgeist Are You?

“Simply brilliant, hysterically funny ands strangely moving." - Claudia Winkleman Prepare for satirical soliloquy, rock-n-roll reverie and ditty. Murray Lachlan Young presents a delightful romp into the bizarre facets of fame, fashion, people, politics, a

John Lloyd

John is the producer of Blackadder, Spitting Image, the BBC's Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy and of course the all-conquering QI. John seems to have known every brilliant and funny person in Britain, and his collaborations are legendary. He's been a fix

RANTS N BANTS

Rants N Bants is the persona and media channel created for comedic sport, political and social commentary. After his career as a professional football player was cut short by injury in 2012, Rants put his knowledge of physical fitness and nutrition to use

Cherry Healey

Best known for her hugely successful and immersive BBC3 documentaries, Cherry is now a well-known consumer presenter for the BBC. For Wildermess, she is hosting “How To Build A Brand Online” in The Forum, interviewing Anna Whitehouse (Mother Pukka/ Flex A

London Review of Books presents Gavin Francis

How do the transformations in mind and body continue across the arc of human life? Gavin Francis is a doctor and a writer who has worked on all seven continents. He’s a regular contributor to the LRB, on subjects ranging from post-mortems to lycanthropy,

Natalie Lee / Style Me Sunday

Natalie Lee from award-winning blog Style Me Sunday is a former midwife and lactation consultant who started blogging after falling pregnant with her second daughter, and has built a huge online following thanks to her carefully-considered content, aptly

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

Lois Pryce

Lois Pryce is a travel writer and author of three books about her solo motorcycle journeys throughout the world. She has written for the Telegraph, Guardian, New York Times, CNN, and the Independent. Her latest book, Revolutionary Ride, about her travels

Matthew Taylor

Matthew Taylor has been Chief Executive of the RSA since November 2006. During this time the Society has substantially increased its output of research and innovation, has provided new routes to support charitable initiatives of its 26,000 Fellows – inclu