Rosie Boycott

Rosie Boycott is a cross bench peer in the House of Lords. For ten years she was chair of The London food Board, responsible to the Mayor of London for food policy in the City. She is a well known food activist with particular interest in food poverty, health, environment and agricultural sustainability. She is a trustee of the Food Foundation and Feeding Britain and chair of Veg Power. She was the co-founder of the feminist magazine Spare Rib and the editor in chief of three national newspapers: The Independent on Sunday, the Independent and the Daily Express.

Videos

Rosie Boycott @ 5x15 - Why we're all getting fat

The story behind "Spare Rib", the iconic second-wave feminist magazine | Rosie Boycott | 5x15

Jo Brand & Rosie Boycott @ 5x15 - Women's Equality Party

David Nott and Rosie Boycott on War Doctor at 5x15

John Humphrys on A Day Like Today in conversation with Rosie Boycott

Rosamund Pike & Rosie Boycott at 5x15 on A Private War

Past Events

Online, Via Zoom
Event Featuring

Beloved chef, writer and broadcaster Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall shows us how to eat more plants and do wonders for our gut microbiome. In conversation with Rosie Boycott.

Katherine May on Enchantment

Online, Via Zoom
Online, Via Zoom
Event Featuring

Bestselling author Katherine May speaks to Rosie Boycott about nature, nourishment and re-awakening wonder in an exhausted age.

Amitav Ghosh at Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew

Cambridge Cottage, Kew Gardens, TW9
Cambridge Cottage, Kew Gardens, TW9
Event Featuring

Leading author Amitav Ghosh joins 5x15 at Kew Gardens to discuss his new book Smoke and Ashes, a history of the opium plant. Limited tickets available!

Isabella Tree: The Book of Wilding

The Tabernacle, W11
The Tabernacle, W11
Event Featuring

5x15 welcomes the award-winning author Isabella Tree to discuss her 'deep, dazzling and inspirational' guide to rewilding, live in London.

Sarah Raven on A Year Full of Veg

Online, Via Zoom
Online, Via Zoom
Event Featuring

Join us in March for a delightful conversation with Sarah Raven on growing vegetables, and get inspired to grow your own.

Robert Harris on Act of Oblivion

Online, Via Zoom
Online, Via Zoom
Event Featuring

From Robert Harris, the Sunday Times bestselling author Of V2 and Munich, comes Act of Oblivion

Karen Armstrong on Sacred Nature

Online, Via Zoom
Online, Via Zoom
Event Featuring

Join 5x15 in July to hear one of the world’s leading commentators on religious affairs, Karen Armstrong, explore our spiritual bond with nature

Event Featuring

Through the prism of the nutmeg, Amitav Ghosh, the author of Gun Island, tells the story of the climate crisis at 5x15 online

5x15 at COP26

Online via COP26 Youtube Channel,
Online via COP26 Youtube Channel,
Event Featuring

As COP26 draws to a close, we’re looking forward to the road ahead and exploring the power of imagination to drive change – for humans, for animals, for flora and fauna.

James Rebanks on English Pastoral

Online, Via Zoom
Online, Via Zoom
Event Featuring

Join 5x15 to hear bestselling author James Rebanks as he reflects on his prize-winning new book, English Pastoral; the countryside we’ve inherited, and the legacy we want to leave.

Dan Saladino- Eating to Extinction

Online, Via Zoom
Online, Via Zoom
In Conversation
Dan Saladino & Rosie Boycott

Join Rosie Boycott in conversation with Dan Saladino for a discussion about what food extinction means for both humanity and the future of the planet.

The Story of Bread

Online, Via Zoom
Online, Via Zoom
Event Featuring

Join two brilliant writers – Rob Penn and Colin Tudge - to discuss how food shapes the world, what's gone wrong, and how we can put it right

Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall: Eat Better Forever

Online, Via Zoom
Online, Via Zoom
Event Featuring

Hear Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall - celebrated writer, campaigner and broadcaster - on his ground breaking book: Eat Better Forever.

Lee Child live

Online, Via Zoom
Online, Via Zoom
In Conversation
Lee Child & Rosie Boycott

Hear Lee Child, one of the world’s leading thriller writers and author of the 100 million-selling Jack Reacher series, live at 5x15 online

5x15 - Future of Food

Online, Via Zoom
Online, Via Zoom
Event Featuring

In September, in a very special 5x15, we'll cut through the confusion with an event on the future of food with Henry Dimbleby, Tim Spector, Dee Woods and Rosie Boycott.

In aid of the Hands Up Foundation

EartH, N16
EartH, N16
Event Featuring

Hands Up is teaming up with 5x15 to Talk about Syria, with David Nott, Rosie Boycott, Paul Conroy & Michael Morpurgo