Battle of Ideas
Annual high level public debate festival; includes information and archives from the topics discussed in previous years.
A public forum for vigorous intellectual debate; includes their programme of events, blog and podcasts, and contacts.
Held monthly at venues across Brighton for anyone who is interested in engaging in ideas; includes their programme and archive, and contacts.
Bristol Festival of Ideas
Annual festival of themed debate and discussion held in May each year, and features an annual book prize. Includes programme and venue details, archives, and blog.
Central London Debating Society
For people with an active interest in current affairs who would also like to improve their public speaking skills; includes their programme, contacts, and blog.
The Debating Group
Brings together marketers, politicians, journalists and the public to debate issues around marketing around six times a year in the House of Commons.
Institute of Ideas
Aims to expand the boundaries of public debate by organising conferences, discussions and salons, and publishing written conversations and exchanges on a number of topics.
Provides a platform for leading figures in politics, journalism, and the media to contest the political, social, historical and scientific issues of the day. Includes their programme of debates, broadcast details, an archive of past events, and details of their resources for schools.
Kingston Debating Society
One of the oldest societies in the Royal Borough of Kingston on Thames, Surrey; provides programme and venue details, with contacts.
The Leeds Salon
A public forum for debate around contemporary political, cultural and scientific issues; provides a programme, listing of speakers, and details of associated projects.
The University of Leicester organises a programme of public debates involving leading academics and opinion formers; includes their programme of current and past debates, news, and contacts.
London Legal Salon
Meets monthly to discuss the big questions facing the law today; includes articles by attendees and the organisers to supplement the debates.
A public forum for engaging and debating ideas in the areas of current affairs, science, and moral issues; includes their programme and how to get involved.
A public forum to discus issues and values of significance. Provides a guide to current and past events, contacts, and a blog.