An evening with George Monbiot

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The Great Room, RSA House

Join us for a special evening with guest speaker George Monbiot and a specially curated plant-based menu curated by Ixta Belfrage.

We’re delighted to be back with another ‘An evening with…’ event. Come together for insightful perspectives, fascinating conversation and delicious food and drink in the inspiring setting of RSA House. This event will feature our special guest George Monbiot, author and environmental activist, in conversation with Andy Haldane, our CEO, accompanied by a specially curated plant-based meal from guest chef Ixta Belfrage.

This event will begin with fizz or soft drinks on arrival for all guests in our Benjamin Franklin Room, before moving to the historic Great Room.

More about George Monbiot

George Monbiot is an author, Guardian columnist and environmental activist, whose current research focus is on the global food system. His best-selling books include Feral: Rewilding the land, sea and human life, Heat: how to stop the planet burning, and Out of the Wreckage: a new poltics for an age of crisis. George has made several viral videos: How Wolves Change Rivers has been viewed over 40 million times, and Nature Now, co-presented with Greta Thunberg, has been viewed over 60 million times. In 2022, George was awarded the Orwell Prize for Journalism; he also became an Honorary Fellow of Wolfston College, Oxford. George's latest book, Regenesis: Feeding the World Without Devouring the Planet, draws on astonishing advances in soil ecology to explore pioneering ways to grow more food with less farming. 

More about Ixta Belfrage

Ixta Belfrage is an award-winning cook and food writer, who spent five years working alongside Yotam Ottolenghi at his test kitchen, before releasing her first cookbook of her own Mezcla in 2022. Her cookery combines her love of the food of Italy, Brazil and Mexico – all countries she either lived in or travelled to regularly whilst growing up.

Ticket information and policies

Places are open to everybody, within and beyond our Fellowship community. Numbers are limited and tickets must be booked in advance.

Tickets cost £100 each, or £90 per person for a table of ten.

  • A percentage of the ticket price counts as a donation to the RSA, to support our work to unite people and ideas to create social change.
  • Tickets are refundable up to 30 days before event.
  • Tickets are non-transferable. 
  • Please note, you will need to supply basic details, contact details and dietary requirements of those that you book tickets for.
  • If you have any questions, or need to inform us of access requirements or any reasonable adjustments you require, please email: [email protected].
  • We can provide a complimentary companion ticket for those who require an assistant to accompany them for accessibility reasons this will be with basic refreshments offered.
  • We offer 50% discounted tickets to companions should they themselves wish to participate in the full dinner experience. We can offer a range of different options and wish to be flexible according to the requirements and preferences of you and your companion, so please contact us at [email protected] to discuss your needs.

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If you have any questions, or need to inform us of access requirements or any reasonable adjustments you require, please email: [email protected].

Please note, we plan to have a photographer and videographer capturing the event. Content would be used by the RSA to publicise the event series or other future RSA activities. By booking to attend we will assume your consent to this unless you inform the organiser upon arrival that you do not wish to be included in photos or video.

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Please be aware that registrations for this event will close at 11am on Monday 20 November 2023.

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