The Agenda Festival

Festival Content

Talks and Entertainment

This year, sessions revolved around the lives of actors, Simon Williams & Lucy Fleming as well as, travellers, writers and foodies, including  Tom Parker Bowles and Olly Smith delving into the delights and disasters of the world of food and wine and Martin Bell and Julia Boyd recounting their travel adventures.

All this, was rounded out by Gyles Brandreth who presented a new talk, “Never Look Back; you might fall down the stairs”.

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“Stage and Wisdom”

Actors Simon Williams and Lucy Fleming and journalist and author Sarah Standing talked about the trials, tribulations and triumphs of the entertainment world.


Simon Williams

Lucy Fleming

“Light Luggage: Dispatches from a Diplomatic Spouse, an Explorer and a War Correspondent”

Dispatches from a diplomatic spouse and a war correspondent; FT columnist and broadcaster Miranda Green interviewed ‘the man in the white suit’ Martin Bell and author and ambassador’s wife Julia Boyd about their widely divergent travel experiences.


Miranda Green

FT Columnist and Broadcaster

Martin Bell OBE

British UNICEF Ambassador & Former Broadcast War Reporter

Julia Boyd

British Non-Fiction Author

Pierre Thomas

Explorer & Expedition Leader

“Age Doesn’t Matter Unless You’re a Cheese”

We took a look behind the scenes with author and food writer Tom Parker Bowles and wine expert Olly Smith who discussed what it is really like facing up to weird food, hapless contestants and endless glasses of wine.


Carolyn Cavele

Consultant at CCPR Ltd

Olly Smith

Food and Drink Broadcaster, Wine Expert, Foodie, Columnist and Author

Tom Parker Bowles

British food writer and food critic

Never Look Back; You Might Fall Down the Stairs


Gyles Brandreth

British broadcaster, Writer & Former Politician

Pretty please can we go back and re-live Monday… What a truly glorious day we had for the second Agenda Festival. ☀️

More highlights to come very soon.👀
Just three days until we open the doors to the Agenda Festival… and look what we have spotted when running around mid preparations!👀⭐️✨

Just a handful of tickets left - come and join us! 

Just seven days until we open the Agenda Festival doors for the second time. 

This time next week we will be sipping on @gusbourne_wine or if rosé is your preferred choice a cold glass of  @maisonmirabeau. 🍾

A handful of tickets are still available if you’d like to join us for this ultimate lifestyle and culture festival at the Hurlingham Club.✨⭐️☀️
What's the key to happiness? 

Join us in excitement as we announce that @gylesbrandreth will be returning for the second time to deliver a BRAND-NEW talk, closing out our afternoon at the Agenda Festival! 🎉 

Have you secured your tickets yet? Hurry, before they're all gone! 🎟️ #AgendaFestival #GylesBrandreth #DontMissOut
The Agenda Festival - Monday 20th May

A fun and inspiring day celebrating all the rich opportunities on how to make the most out of later life. Witty speakers plus experts with the inside track on everything from finance to healthcare. 

Book your tickets before they sell out!🎟️
Join us for an exclusive cooking demonstration hosted by @louisas_honey, featuring culinary masterminds from past seasons of Masterchef! Come and taste various delicious canapés - we can’t wait.✨☀️

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