Last year’s QED saw more than 650 attendees converge in Manchester for our celebration of science, reason and critical thinking. We had pub quizzes, optical illusions, magic, music, films, comedy and five rooms filled to the brim with skeptical entertainment. It was the biggest and best QED so far... but don’t worry, we’re deep into plans for making this year’s event even better!
With that in mind, we can officially announce the date of QED 2017–get out your marker pens, and draw a big red circle around the 14th-15th October, 2017. We’ll have a free all-day fringe event taking place on Friday 13th October, too.
Once again, QED will be taking place at the Mercure Piccadilly in Manchester, who are already primed and ready to take room reservations for QED attendees. Our QED discount price is £105 for a single room and £115 for a double room–but please note, to get our special price bookings have to be made over the phone, so call 0844 815 9024 and quote QED during booking. You may also want to shop around, as there may be better offers for the hotel on other websites.
Tickets for QED will go on sale at 6pm BST on May 1st, 2017, costing £109 for a full weekend ticket and £75 for students and under-18s. You can also pick up your ticket for the gala dinner at the same time.
We’ll be announcing more about the event soon, including guests, panels, podcasts and more, so keep your eyes peeled for further announcements, and we’ll see you in October!