“The Battle of Ideas should be the key event in the calender for anyone serious about being taken seriously. Its a great forum for testing ideas, defending ideas and questioning ideas. But most importantly, it’s a place that celebrates ideas. We are honoured to be involved.”
Austin Williams, founder, ManTowNHuman (Manifesto: Towards a New Humanism), the first radical architectural manifesto for a generation
"For one weekend in the year, in the centre of London, it's as if ideas matter, it's as if the world really can be made a better place through the free and energetic exercise of reason."
Austen Ivereigh, Catholic commentator