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Battle of Ideas

Annual high level public debate festival; includes information and archives from the topics discussed in previous years. https://www.facebook.com/battleofideasfestival instofideas

Birmingham Salon

A public forum for vigorous intellectual debate; includes their programme of events, blog and podcasts, and contacts. https://www.facebook.com/groups/219749008048700/ birminghamsalon

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.

Debating London

For people with an active interest in current affairs who would also like to improve their public speaking skills; includes their programme and contacts. https://www.facebook.com/groups/debatinglondon/ debatinglondon

East Midlands Salon

A forum offering regular public discussion and debate in Derby; includes their programme and archive, and contacts. https://www.facebook.com/groups/135454058934/

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. https://www.facebook.com/instofideas instofideas

Intelligence Squared

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. https://www.facebook.com/intelligence2/ intelligence2

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. https://www.facebook.com/theleedssalon theleedssalon

Liverpool Salon

A social space for people to hear and debate ideas.

Manchester Salon

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. https://www.facebook.com/manchestersalon manchestersalon

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