Suborning traitors, deciphering private messages, cleverly-placed spies: throughout history governments have used covert methods to obtain political and military intelligence to outmanoeuvre the enemy at home and abroad. Former MI5 Officer Annie Machon (Spies, Lies and Whistleblowers), intelligence historian Christopher Andrew (The Secret World), Associate Professor of International Relations Rory Cormac (Disrupt and Deny) and BBC Security Correspondent Gordon Corera (Secret Pigeon Service) explore the mysterious world of espionage past and present. Chaired by journalist Oliver Balch.


Town Hall, Baillie Gifford Stage

The Town Hall, situated on Imperial Gardens in the centre of Cheltenham comprises of a Grand Main Hall, distinguished by its Corinthian styles columns and coved ceiling. The Main Hall is accompanied by dining and drawing rooms, as well as the Pillar Room bar.

The venue’s early 20th century Edwardian elegance makes it the classic ‘shoebox’ concert hall. With a seating capacity of 900, the Town Hall is perfectly suited to grand symphony orchestra performances with a thrilling impact.

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