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    A festival for all disruptors, creatives, change-makers, decision-makers & the curious


    Ideas Festival will host disruptors, leaders, change-makers and founders for 2 days of conversations, ideas and entertainment.

    Attend, re-energise, escape reality, challenge your thinking, discover something amazing and meet exceptional peers. Expect insights, networking and a few laughs, along with actionable take-aways from global industry experts.

    The day time sessions will see thought leaders, disruptors and entertainers take to the stage alongside workshops and cutting edge product demos. Speakers, panelists, hosts and performers are carefully selected to be current, relevant and fascinating and those who attend will be both interesting & interested.

    As the sun sets, music fills the fields and guests will be treated to exceptional music, comedy and entertainment and of course the opportunity to meet and connect with one another, discuss ideas, explore different approaches and look at issues through the eyes of others.

    Attend Ideas Festival and leave with a renewed dose of creative energy.

    Creatives, change-makers, decision-makers, the curious and those who want to hang out with inspirational people already leading the way, this ones for you!

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  • What will be covered?

    Ideas Fest will see a wide variety of discussions in areas that we as society need to be talking about.


    Diversity & Inclusion





  • Ideas Fest Stages

  • Main Stage

    The Ideas Stage will host one to one interviews, discussions and live podcast recordings with industry leaders, entrepreneurs and well known faces. Expect to be inspired by the very best builders and doers behind some of the worlds most well known brands and encouraged and entertained by famous faces doing their bit to make the world a better place.

    Brand Advance

    Interracial. Gay. Muslim. Asian. Lesbian. Black.

    These words are some of the highest blocked by most brands or agencies. Diversity Media Network Brand Advance will be delivering a lineup talking to leading figures in the conversations around diversity and illustrating how brands can engage with diverse audiences authentically, at scale

    Conversations That Matter

    The Conversations that matter stage does exactly what it says on the tin. We’ll be joined by leading voices and actors in areas that we as society need to be talking about, be progressing, and being put on the stage. Expect conversations around health, the planet, people and future generations.

    Rebel Book Club

    Rebel Book Club helps curious minds and organisations accelerate and mix-up their non-fiction reading habits and connect with all kinds of thinkers and doers.


    If you have an inquisitive mind and would like to hear straight from the authors mouth, this is the tent for you!

    StartUps Will Save Us

    Meet the founders building solutions to some of the biggest challenges we face today.


    Hear their stories from how they got their startup idea, we get behind the scenes of their business and journey so far, and share how you can get involved with their mission.


    Working with RAAISE, this stage will welcome founders of game-changing start-ups to pitch their bold plans to smash down the status-quo.

    Music Lotto

    The music lotto is a new way of supporting up and coming talent in the music industry. They run a weekly £1 ticketed lottery with 50% of proceeds going towards their chosen charities and supporting their grants programme.


    The music lotto stage will feature up and coming talent from the UK music scene. Artists can apply for a grant, whether it's for new music instrument, some studio time or budget for a music video.

    Food & Drink Heroes

    Food & Drink Heroes acknowledges the inspiring stories of Food & Drink entrepreneurs across the UK!


    Ideas Fest will be the home of the awards ceremony this year, championing the best of the best within the Food & Drink industry.

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