London’s International Festival of Arts and Ideas

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JBW 2017 will run from Saturday 25 February to Sunday 5 March at Kings Place. Click here to access videos and recordings from our 2016 Festival.

We are now presenting occasional major out-of-festival talks. Click here to find out more about our upcoming events. 

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New York Times bestseller Steve Silberman presents his award-winning NeuroTribes. 

Philippe Sands discusses his new book with Julia Neuberger.

Join one of our best-loved children's authors, Judith Kerr, as she discusses her life in books with Nicolette Jones. WATCH THIS EVENT NOW.

Simon Sebag Montefiore discusses the rise and fall of the infamous Romanov dynasty. WATCH THIS EVENT NOW. 

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Video

 
An exclusive talk from Andrew Solomon at the 2016 festival.