Come for the Day

For those who like to pack their culture into daylight hours, we're offering a special deal to allow you to come from London, Oxford or Birmingham for the day, get access to all the talks, music and fun you can handle and enjoy a fabulous three course lunch in our lakeside dining tent.

All you need to do is get to Leamington Spa for 10am (trains leaving London at 8:40, Oxford and Birmingham at 9:12 from as little as £6), we'll lay on a coach to take you to the festival and another to bring you back for the last train at 10pm (9pm Sunday). Once on site, we can offer you this kind of day for your delectation:

Saturday

Morning

  • Grab a coffee and join Natalie Haynes for her Philosophy Breakfast to discover just what the ancients ever did for us.
  • Ask Prof Ben Allenach anything you want to know about Theoretical Physics, Gravity Waves and the Large Hadro Collider.
  • Find out why and how to take more risk for the UK Professor for undersanding risk Sir David Speigelhalter.
  • Discover the secret to having better relationships with renowned psychotherapist Philippa Perry.
  • Take a vocal workshop with the UK's best vocal coach Juliet Russell.

Lunch

  • Have a midsummer's three course lunch in our beautiful dining tent over looking Capability Brown's landscape.

Afternoon

  • Join us in the Orangery to be transported in to key scenes from classic books for our Scented Book Club with Odette Toilette.
  • Dare to (almost) bare, or do a Mr Darcy and head in to silky soft water of the lake for our Wild Swimming lake session.
  • Get to grips with Arifical Intelligence with our digital session from Dr Robert E Smith.
  • Learn how to ‘do parties' with a workshop from The Times' hard liquor writer Alice Lascelles.
  • Try your hand at DJ-ing the festival at Dusted Vinyl, bring your memory stick with your music and play the festival.
  • Hear the simply sensational Miss Baby Sol take to the main stage with her set of soul and dancefloor clasics.

Saturday Day Trip - £95

Includes ticket, coach transfer and lunch. Book Now!

Sunday

Morning

  • Grab a coffee and join, Nobel Peace Prize nominee Dr Scilla Ellworthy for our Philosophy Breakfast on peace.
  • Ask Prof Eugene Lim why Einstein's and modern Theoretical Physics can never be unified.
  • Find out how your personal geography influences the journey of your life from Oxford Prof Danny Dorling.
  • Hear Prof Steve Fuller explain Transhumanism – how and why from 2043 you can live forever.
  • Get involved with a Bollywood Film dancing workshop.

Lunch

  • Have an Indian lunch fit for Maharajas in our beautiful lakeside-dining tent with the Urban Rajah.

Afternoon

  • Play Psycho Games in the bunker of experimentation. Find out who you are and how others see you.
  • Relax with our world debut session of Wine and Philosophy session with everyone's favourite Frenchman Marcel LuCont.
  • Understand the curative power of nature from the incredible new nature writing talent Amy Lipcott.
  • Swim a Perfumed Lake, a session designed to experience Capability Brown's work on a whole new sensory level.
  • Understand why you love the music you do, and how it informs your sense of you with Dr Catherine Loveday.
  • Sit back with a cocktail or a mocktail and let Hacienda DJ Dave Haslam play his afternoon sunshine DJ set.

Sunday Day Trip - £95

Includes ticket, coach transfer and lunch. Book Now!

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