Byline Festival 2022 Online Stream Schedule

Friday 29th April


Byline Festival 2022 begins with a special ceremony compered by Lord Victor Adebowale and a welcome speech by Festival co-founders Stephen Colegrave and Peter Jukes.


Live from the festival stage, a special edition of Byline TV’s regular live programme Friday Night with Byline Times, hosted by Peter Jukes and Byline Times Editor, Hardeep Matharu. Special guests, Oliver Bullough, Luke Harding and Zarina Zabrisky.

5:15PM – 6:00PM | Q&A

Join Peter Jukes and special guest Carole Cadwalladr for Byline TV’s regular members exclusive Q&A recorded live from the festival. Put your own questions to Carole by emailing your question and your name to under the heading “Carole Festival Q&A”


Award Winning British composer Howard Goodall CBE and the United Strings of Europe orchestra premiering his new composition as part of the 2022 Festival of Europe 

Saturday 30th April

10:00am -11:00am | PANEL

Chaired by Byline Times Editor and Friday Night with Byline Times Host Hardeep Matharu.

Panellists: Musa Okwonga, David Olusoga & Jazz Bhopal

11:30am – 12:30pm | PANEL

Chaired by Byline Times Editor and Friday Night with Byline Times Host Hardeep Matharu.

Panellists: Brian Cathcart, Rebecca Vincent, Sonia Purnell & Tim Walker

1:00pm – 2:00pm | PANEL

Panellists: Lizzie Cho, Lee Lawrence & Donna Murray-Turner

2:30pm – 3:30pm | PANEL

Panellists, Bonnie Greer OBE, Sarah Churchwell & Anthony Barnett

4:00pm – 5:00pm | PANEL

Chaired by Melini Mehra, Chief Executive of GLOBE International, an environmental legislators organisation.

Panellists: Tom Burke, Gabrielle Walker, Thomas Perrett & Mark Stevenson

5:30pm – 6:30pm | AWARDS SHOW

Hosted by BAFTA Award winner Joanna Scanlan, Jonathan Pie and Peter York, join us for the Bad Press Awards, an annual award show recognising the charlatans, liars and frauds for all they do as part of the Great British press. 

Sunday 1st May

10:00am -11:00am | PANEL

Chaired by Byline Times Political Editor and veteran Westminster correspondent Adam Bienkov

Panellists: Stephen Colegrave, Taniel Yusuf, Peter York & Mic Wright

1:00PM – 2:00PM | PANEL

Panellists: Anthony Barnett, Dawn Butler & Lord Adebowale

2:30PM – 3:30PM | PANEL

Chaired by Global Assembly Co-Founder Claire Mellier

Panellists: Asif Kapadia, Flynn Devine & Sanjay Jagatia

4:00PM – 5:00PM | PANEL

Panellists: Dr Muhammad Idrees Ahmad, Dr Bente Scheller & Chris Lincoln-Jones

5:30PM – 6:30PM | PANEL

Panellists: Chris Keulemans, Adam Posen, Annette Dittert & Jonathan Porters


Join Byline Times Editor Hardeep Matharu as she sits down with actor and comedian Sanjeev Bhaskar OBE.


Join Byline Festival Co-Founder Stephen Colegrave and WeAre8 visionary Sue Fenessey in this sit down conversation with pro-footballer turned campaigner Rio Ferdinand.

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