Concerts

Mount Stewart Conversations Festival

Date
Sep 01 2018 - Sep 02 2018
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Contact details

Address

Mount Stewart Portaferry Road, Newtownards,
T: 028 4278 8387
E: mountstewart@nationaltrust.org.uk

This unique two day festival is a celebration of the arts on an international scale with talks.

Mount Stewart Conversations Festival returns with a stellar line-up of acclaimed guests for an array of debates, talks and performances.

This unmissable weekend festival which celebrates the arts, literature, music and big ideas will centre on the theme of Women in Power in this, the year in which we celebrate 100 years since women were granted the right to vote. This year's festival will build on the success of two previous events, featuring the very best conversationalists from Ian Hislop to Kate Adie, and offer an unparalleled programme of arts and entertainment.

The Festival highlights Mount Stewart's history as a nucleus of creativity, individuality and influence. Here, Edith, Lady Londonderry, welcomed leading political and literary guests as the famous house and gardens played host to magical debates and discussions.

To celebrate the return of this unique festival, the National Trust has announced that Mount Stewart will throw open its doors and offer free entry to the grounds throughout the festival. Access to Mount Stewart will be free. Selected talks will be ticketed and will be available to book in advance.

To stay updated, please visit www.nationaltrust.org.uk