September 10, 2020
The Week in 60 minutes
September 3, 2020
The Week in 60 Minutes
September 1, 2020
Thinking backwards with Rory Sutherland and Matt Ridley
The big problems we face today could very well be solved by letting go of logic. Rory Sutherland, advertising guru and The Spectator’s Wiki Man will be discussing why the best ideas aren’t always the ones that make sense with Matt Ridley, author of How Innovation Works and weekly Times columnist.
July 16, 2020
Covid-19: Lessons learned?
How has the Covid-19 crisis been handled - and what do the next few months have in store?
July 8, 2020
Coffee House Shots Live
May 5, 2020
An evening with Lionel Shriver
Join award-winning author and Spectator columnist Lionel Shriver as she discusses politics, journalism and her latest novel with The Spectator’s Fraser Nelson.
March 11, 2020
Coffee House Shots Live: Budget Special
Budget 2020: What will Chancellor Rishi Sunak’s first Budget tell us about the future of this government – and the direction of conservatism?
February 25, 2020
Is it time to offer amnesty to Britain's illegal immigrants?
There are now a million undocumented - or ‘illegal’ - immigrants in Britain, many of them settled here with families. When Boris Johnson edited The Spectator, he argued that an amnesty should be offered to those who have been here for a long time. He retained the policy as London Mayor. Is it now time for him to implement it? Would such an amnesty be a bold expression of liberal conservatism - or a dangerous weakening of Britain’s borders and security?
January 29, 2020
Coffee House Shots Live: The Boris majority
What can we expect from a government now able to call the shots in parliament?
December 11, 2019
The Spectator Christmas Special: Year in Review
The Spectator invites you to a very special evening with Rod Liddle, Rory Sutherland, Dear Mary, Katy Balls and Fraser Nelson as we look back over an extraordinary year.
December 5, 2019
The Spectator Christmas Carol Service 2019
Enjoy the festive spirit with beautiful music from the choir of St Bride’s and readings from Spectator writers in the stunning Sir Christopher Wren designed church of St Bride’s, known worldwide as the Journalists’ Church.
December 4, 2019
Scotland's uncertain future
With the general election looking and sounding like a new independence campaign, what will the result mean for Scotland?
November 12, 2019
Coffee House Live: Election Special
November 4, 2019
Boris, Brexit and beyond: prospects for the UK economy 2020
With Boris at the helm, what’s in store for Britain’s economy in 2020? What will Brexit – or a longer delay – mean for the next budget?
October 28, 2019
An evening with Douglas Murray and Lionel Shriver on Identity Politics
Join Douglas Murray and Lionel Shriver for an enlightening evening discussion on identity politics.
October 23, 2019
Robert Harris in conversation with Sam Leith
Join the bestselling author of Fatherland, Enigma and Pompeii for a live edition of the Spectator Books podcast with Sam Leith.
October 22, 2019
In conversation: Charles Moore and John Humphrys
In her eleven-year premiership, Margaret Thatcher reshaped Britain – winning three elections in the process. From Europe to the economy, her leadership continues to shape our politics – and divide opinion.
September 17, 2019
Can Boris do it?
It's Boris against parliament – but will Brexit prevail? Are we heading for a clean break, a general election, or a constitutional crisis?
September 3, 2019
How to be a dictator
How does a cult of personality begin – and how does it sustain itself? How do tyrants create the illusion of popular support – and what do they fear most?
June 19, 2019
Cricket world cup special: an evening with Henry Blofeld
As World Cup fever hits, join us for an unmissable evening with legendary cricket commentator Henry 'Blowers' Blofeld.
June 5, 2019
Michael Gove in conversation with Fraser Nelson
The starting gun has been fired on the Tory leadership contest. Join The Spectator for an exclusive event with one of the front runners: Michael Gove.
June 4, 2019
The Spectator Energy Summit
The UK has promised to reduce emissions. But how will this be achieved? Chaired by Andrew Neil, The Spectator's Energy Summit will bring together experts and industry leaders to discuss the reality of decarbonisation: what must we do if we are to make it happen and by when?
May 22, 2019
Britain's cannabis revolution: understanding the impact
All over the world, legal cannabis is big business - and Britain is no exception. Investors, patients and politicians are all caught up in the so called 'green rush' - but what is the truth behind the hype? Join The Spectator to find out.
May 7, 2019
Douglas Murray and Roger Scruton in conversation on ‘the future of conservatism’
What does it mean to be a conservative? Join The Spectator as we bring together two of the sharpest - and controversial - minds in Britain.
March 18, 2019
The Spectator Health Summit 2019
The annual Spectator Health Summit, chaired by Alastair Stewart, is a unique opportunity for health and care leaders to examine the priorities of the NHS, the role of AI and technology in taking the strain off the NHS, and how best to allocate the budget that will determine the health service's direction for the next decade.