Idler Dinners: Ben Moor and Jules Evans

Wednesday 24th May

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Idler Dinners at The Elgin

On the last Wednesday of the month at the Elgin in Maida Vale, the Idler magazine will bring together a great collection of writers, speakers and musicians for an evening of fun and feasting. Editor Tom Hodgkinson and Idler Academy director Victoria Hull will be your hosts. The ticket includes dinner and a glass of wine or craft ale. Due to half term, this dinner will take place on the penultimate Wednesday of May.

For this month’s edition, we are delighted to welcome writer and actor Ben Moor and philosopher Jules Evans, plus music.


The Elgin pub in Maida Vale

The Elgin pub in Maida Vale

Ben Moor
Ben Moor is an actor and writer. He has been writing and performing solo theatre pieces for over 20 years, three of which were published as short stories in More Trees to Climb (Portobello Books, 2009). His work for BBC Radio includes the series Elastic Planet and Undone; acting credits include The IT Crowd and Dr Thorne for television, and the films Miss You Already and A Monster Calls. He lives in London.

Jules Evans
Jules Evans is policy director at the Centre for the History of Emotions at Queen Mary, University of London. He is the author of Philosophy for Life and Other Dangerous Situations, which was published in 19 countries and was a Times Book of the Year. Jules has written for The TimesFinancial TimesGuardianSpectator and WIRED and is a BBC New Generation Thinker. He also runs the London Philosophy Club, the world’s biggest philosophy club. Jules’ most recent book The Art of Losing Control is out 5th May published by Canongate.




Wednesday 24th May


The Elgin, 255 Elgin Avenue, London, W9 1NJ





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Ticket includes dinner and a glass of wine or craft ale.

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