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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.

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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.

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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.

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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?

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November 12, 2019

Brexit - the final push

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December 4, 2019

Scotland's uncertain future

With Brexit on the horizon and its main parties divided, Scotland’s political future looks more uncertain than ever.But as polls show a resurgence in support for independence, could an even bigger storm be on its way?

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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.

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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?

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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?

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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. 

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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.

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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?

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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.

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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.

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April 10, 2019

An Evening with Glenmorangie

Join us in the Spectator boardroom for a very special evening celebrating Glenmorangie Highland Single Malt Scotch Whisky and its new Grand Vintage 1991 in the company of Dr Bill Lumsden, Glenmorangie’s Director of Distilling, Whisky Creation & Whisky Stocks.

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March 29, 2019

The Spectator Beer Lunch

Join us in the Spectator boardroom for the next in our series of Spectator Winemaker Lunches with Rupert Ponsonby, a founder of the Beer Academy.

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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.

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March 14, 2019

The Chancellor's Spring Statement and the economic outlook for 2019

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March 11, 2019

Who's afraid of no deal?

Ahead of a ‘meaningful’ vote on the Brexit deal, join The Spectator and leading politicians to discuss: what does no deal really mean? Is no deal a disaster that will set the country back generations – or the boost Britain needs to forge a new path for itself?

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February 26, 2019

An evening with Jacob Rees-Mogg in conversation with Fraser Nelson

Join us for a hugely entertaining evening with Jacob Rees-Mogg in conversation with Fraser Nelson.

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December 6, 2018

The Spectator Christmas Carol Service 2018

Enjoy the festive spirit with beautiful music from the choir of St Bride’s and readings from The Spectator writers in the stunning Sir Christopher Wren designed church of St Bride’s, known worldwide as the Journalists’ Church. After the service, join us for mince pies and mulled wine.

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December 5, 2018

Brexit: the final deal?

After two years of negotiations, the government has unveiled its final Brexit deal – but can it survive the House of Commons? Does it live up to the Prime Minister’s promises – or will it leave the UK shackled by Brussels for years to come?

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October 31, 2018

The Spectator Budget Briefing 2018

Philip Hammond’s Budget was a splurge without a windfall: a recipe for more tax, more spend, more debt. So does this mark the end of fiscal conservatism? Or a shrewd political budget that draws a new dividing line with Jeremy Corbyn? 

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October 29, 2018

Brexit: Deal or no deal?

As the UK prepares to leave the European Union in March 2019, are we heading for a no-deal Brexit? And could this be the biggest gamble of all?

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October 26, 2018

Who's afraid of Bitcoin?

Will Bitcoin save the world or ruin it? How close are we to using it like cash? And just how safe is cryptocurrency anyway? Join The Spectator’s Andrew Neil along with some of the industry's biggest pioneers and critics for a series of discussions to explore the question: who’s afraid of Bitcoin?

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October 9, 2018

The real Churchill: Andrew Roberts in conversation with Robert Tombs

Join us for an evening to see Andrew Roberts in conversation with fellow historian Robert Tombs to discuss his new biography, Churchill: Walking with Destiny.

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October 2, 2018

Women at work: why diversity is good for business

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October 2, 2018

The next Industrial Revolution: is Britain missing out and does it matter?

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October 2, 2018

Powering up: productivity in the digital age

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October 2, 2018

Earth, wind and fire: can clean energy really grow the economy?

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October 1, 2018

Going global: why Britain’s regions need direct links to the wider world

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October 1, 2018

What next for the over-60s? Social care and beyond