Held throughout the year, our addresses represent a fabulous opportunity to listen to and ask questions of some of Britain's leading figures.


Usually consisting of a short speech on specific topic, addresses are followed by a question and answer session with members of the audience. Notable guests over the last few years include: star of stage and screen, Patrick Stewart; former Foreign Secretary David Miliband; former Deputy Prime Minister, Nick Clegg; former head of the armed forces and commander of the SAS, General Lord Guthrie; former Irish Taoiseach, Bertie Ahern; former London mayor, Boris Johnson; actress and Harry Potter star, Imelda Staunton; boxing supremo, Frank Bruno; Monthy Python actor, Michael Palin; film director, Michael Winner; journalist, war correspondent and former independent MP Martin Bell; Channel 4 newsreader, Jon Snow; former Commissioner of the Metropolitan Police, Sir Ian Blair; former terrorist detainee, now LBC Radio host, Maajid Nawaz; serving Green Party co-leader, Caroline Lucas; film critic, Barry Norman; world-leading genetics expert, Prof Lord Winston; and BBC presenter, Jeremy Vine.