Posted on: November 6th 2018

Chichester Speakers

ChichesterThe Chichester Speakers Festival is offering half price tickets to all students and staff of Chichester High School on the 16th/ 17th November. If you are interested in purchasing these tickets

a.) Please email Marc at to let me know which talk/ talks you would like to come to. (Tickets are limited so please let me know asap)

b.) Buy your tickets at the door on the day with proof of your being a member of either staff or a student at Chichester High School.


From the 16th to the 17th November 2018 at The Assembly Rooms in North Street, Chichester, The Chichester Speakers Festival at:
brings together some of the most exciting speakers in the UK.

Mark Austin, former ITV Newscaster and the present US correspondent for Sky News, gives the stories behind his 30 years of reporting for ITN from the world’s hotspots.

Angela Eagle and Imran Ahmed, the shadow minister/ chair of Labour’s NEC and political advisor to senior Labour politicians respectively, talk about the new serfdom in British society.

Helen Pankhurst, the great granddaughter of Emmeline Pankhurst and granddaughter of Sylvia Pankhurst, tells the story of the fight for women’s rights

Dr Sam Willis and Professor James Daybell, the BBC TV presenter and professor at Plymouth University respectively, chart the history of the unexpected.

Lt General Ben Hodges, former Commanding General, US Army in Europe, is interviewed by Dr Andrew Monaghan about defence and collective responses to Russian foreign policy.

Professor A C Grayling, the celebrated academic, explains why democracy has failed in the UK and the US and what we can do to put it right.

Peter Hain, Former Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, leader of the House of Commons and anti-apartheid activist, chronicles the life and legacy of Nelson Mandela.

Martin Bell, the former BBC war reporter, gives an account of his 50 years as a foreign correspondent in some of the world’s most dangerous places.

Gregory Claeys, a leading historian of socialism, throws light on Marxism.

Professor Edzard Ernst explains the SCAM of alternative medicine

David Fraser explains how and why prison works and the system of probation has failed

Vicky Pryce, the economist and commentator explains why women need quotas

Professor Ali Ansari of St Andrews University, gives an account of the history and politics of Iran