Big Tent 2020

Enjoy the Big Tent Ideas Festival from the comfort and safety of your own home with our digital events.  Join us to share ideas, challenge each other and discuss a wide range of topics with leading global experts.

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The Big Tent Community Hub is the place for Big Tent Friends, Student Friends, Patrons and supporters to come together in pursuit of new ideas, innovative solutions and constructive conversations. It is a space to share your thoughts and ideas with other like-minded people who are dedicated to reinvigorating grass-roots politics.

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The Big Tent Values

  • Non-Partisan: Big Tent is strictly non-partisan; united by a desire to see progress for the UK through the broad engagement of multiple actors.
  • Dynamic: Passionate, energetic, creative and optimistic; leading change in new and exciting ways
  • Participative: Open to new ideas and encouraging of new voices and wide engagement; striving to provide a platform for all civilised viewpoints, a home for excluded views, diverse identities and 50:50 gender representation.
  • Collaborative: Convening and connecting original thinkers and innovators, seeking to catalyse progressive partnerships.
  • Pioneering: Harnessing the restless spirit of innovation and enterprise, challenging establishment politics, and democratising the process of policy making.
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20 October 2020

What were you thinking: Episode ten

What were you thinking: Episode ten Matt Forde Comedian and author In this episode, Laura talks to Matt Forde, Comedian, Podcast Host and Author whose hugely entertaining new book, ‘Politically…
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16 October 2020

The Queer Debate: what are the biggest challenges for the LGBTQ+ community in 2020?

On 15th October, Big Tent Digital hosted its first Queer Debate, where members of the LGBTQ+ community from around the world will meet to discuss a wide range of issues facing…
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13 October 2020

What were you thinking: Episode nine

What were you thinking: Episode nine Iain Dale Political commentator and Author In this episode, Laura talks to Iain Dale, the well known political commentator and author who's new book,…