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What is Antidote?

Worried about the world? You’re not alone. Politics. Climate change. Money. It’s exhausting – even facts can be alternative now.

This festival is our chance to address all that. Taking place on the first weekend of September, it’s a time for us to come together to recharge, rethink, take stock, and take action.

From talking problems, to solving them

Every speaker and artist you’ll meet has put their reputation (and in some cases body) on the line, fighting for what they believe in. They’ve used their art, thinking and attitude to create the change they want to see in the world, and we’re hoping that by giving them a platform, we can inspire you to do the same.

Antidote builds on the ground-breaking Festival of Dangerous Ideas, which it replaces in 2017.

Key dates and information

  • Event dates: Saturday September 2 to Sunday September 3 (the first weekend of Spring).
  • Buying tickets: Single and multipack tickets are available from Thursday July 6.
  • Pre-sale:  Single and multipack tickets are available from Wednesday July 5 through
  • Discounts: Save 10% when you buy 3-4 tickets, or 15% when you buy 5 or more.


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