York Festival of Ideas
4 - 16 June 2019
Welcome to the award-winning York Festival of Ideas - our 2019 programme offers more than 200 inspiring events under the banner of ‘A World of Wonder’.
Our inspiring launch event, taking place in the magnificent setting of York Minster and hosted by distinguished journalist Anne McElvoy, shines a light on our festival theme, A World of Wonder. Join Astronomer Royal Martin Rees, broadcaster Misha Glenny and humanitarian Terry Waite as they explore our extraordinary world and the incredible wonder of humanity.