• Next debate - 7th septmber

    'People arrested for sex offences should have the right to remain anonymous until they are charged'

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  • About us

    'A great debate means hearing both sides of the argument and both sides of the argument hearing each other.'

    Tony Koutsoumbos

    Founder and Debate Trainer

    A former political activist and public relations specialist, Tony launched Debating London in 2009, a debate club for adults who missed out on the opportunity to join one at school or university . Since then, over 4000 Londoners have signed up, and last year Tony launched the Great Debaters Club, the Capital's only 12 month training programme for newcomers to debating.

    Jason Maude

    Co-founder 

    The former President of the Nottingham University Debating Society, Jason is an experienced speaker and debate judge. In 2009 he joined forces with Tony to launch Debating London and is the club's resident debate judge. No public debate is complete until Jason has offered the audience his analysis of the arguments to help them tell substance from style before they cast their vote.

  • what we do

    Public Debates

    • 1st and 3rd Wednesday of every month at 7.30 pm
    • Hosted by the Tea House Theatre in Vauxhall
    • FREE admission and plus ones welcome
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    Debate Training