Ottawa's Festival of Ideas Since 1997

To purchase tickets à-la-carte, pick the events below you will be attending, then click Add to Cart at the bottom of the page.

Alternatively, for our spring and fall festival seasons, you can create-your-own-pass for a discounted price.

Thursday Oct 24, 2019

Evening Pass: Three Events
Includes admission to these events:
Had it Coming 6:00pm • Christ Church Cathedral • 414 Sparks St. • more info
In My Own Moccasins 7:30pm • Christ Church Cathedral • 414 Sparks St. • more info
Poetry Cabaret 9:00pm • Christ Church Cathedral • 414 Sparks St. • more info
  Passes at $40 each
Individual Tickets:
Had it Coming
with Robyn Doolittle
6:00pm • Christ Church Cathedral • 414 Sparks St. • more info
  General admission tickets at $20 each
  Senior/Student tickets at $15 each
In My Own Moccasins
with Helen Knott
7:30pm • Christ Church Cathedral • 414 Sparks St. • more info
  General admission tickets at $20 each
  Senior/Student tickets at $15 each
Poetry Cabaret
with Katherena Vermette and Billy-Ray Belcourt
9:00pm • Christ Church Cathedral • 414 Sparks St. • more info
  General admission tickets at $20 each
  Senior/Student tickets at $15 each

Friday Oct 25, 2019

Where the Heart Is
with Anar Ali and Rebecca Fisseha
6:00pm • Christ Church Cathedral • 414 Sparks St. • more info
  General admission tickets at $20 each
  Senior/Student tickets at $15 each
Fame
with Amy Jones and Terry Fallis
7:30pm • Christ Church Cathedral • 414 Sparks st. • more info
  General admission tickets at $20 each
  Senior/Student tickets at $15 each

Saturday Oct 26, 2019

Afternoon Pass: Three Events
Includes admission to these events:
Power Shift 1:30pm • Christ Church Cathedral • 414 Sparks St. • more info
The Vagina Bible 3:00pm • Christ Church Cathedral • 414 Sparks St. • more info
We Have Always Been Here 4:30pm • Christ Church Cathedral • 414 Sparks St. • more info
  Passes at $40 each
Evening Pass: Three Events
Includes admission to these events:
Art and Craft 6:00pm • Christ Church Cathedral • 414 Sparks St. • more info
Make Tomorrow 7:30pm • Christ Church Cathedral • 414 Sparks St. • more info
The Day After Tomorrow 9:00pm • Christ Church Cathedral • 414 Sparks St. • more info
  Passes at $40 each
Individual Tickets:
Power Shift
with Sally Armstrong
1:30pm • Christ Church Cathedral • 414 Sparks St. • more info
  General admission tickets at $20 each
  Senior/Student tickets at $15 each
The Vagina Bible
with Dr. Jen Gunter
3:00pm • Christ Church Cathedral • 414 Sparks St. • more info
  General admission tickets at $20 each
  Senior/Student tickets at $15 each
We Have Always Been Here
with Samra Habib
4:30pm • Christ Church Cathedral • 414 Sparks St. • more info
  General admission tickets at $20 each
  Senior/Student tickets at $15 each
Art and Craft
with Steven Price and Jennifer Robson
6:00pm • Christ Church Cathedral • 414 Sparks St. • more info
  General admission tickets at $20 each
  Senior/Student tickets at $15 each
Make Tomorrow
with Michael Christie and Johanna Skibsrud
7:30pm • Christ Church Cathedral • 414 Sparks St. • more info
  General admission tickets at $20 each
  Senior/Student tickets at $15 each
The Day After Tomorrow
with Derek Kunsken and Annalee Newitz
9:00pm • Christ Church Cathedral • 414 Sparks St. • more info
  General admission tickets at $20 each
  Senior/Student tickets at $15 each

Sunday Oct 27, 2019

Afternoon Pass: Three Events
Includes admission to these events:
Laughing Matters 1:30pm • Christ Church Cathedral • 414 Sparks St. • more info
Modern Family 3:00pm • Christ Church Cathedral • 414 Sparks St. • more info
Daughter of Family G 4:30pm • Christ Church Cathedral • 414 Sparks St. • more info
  Passes at $40 each
Individual Tickets:
Laughing Matters
with Laurie Gelman and Dave Hill
1:30pm • Christ Church Cathedral • 414 Sparks St. • more info
  General admission tickets at $20 each
  Senior/Student tickets at $15 each
Modern Family
with Rick Prashaw and Amanda Jette Knox
3:00pm • Christ Church Cathedral • 414 Sparks St. • more info
  General admission tickets at $20 each
  Senior/Student tickets at $15 each
Daughter of Family G
with Ami McKay
4:30pm • Christ Church Cathedral • 414 Sparks St. • more info
  General admission tickets at $20 each
  Senior/Student tickets at $15 each
Family Ties
with Zalika Reid-Benta, Carol Rose GoldenEagle and Michael Crummey
6:30pm • Christ Church Cathedral • 414 Sparks St. • more info
  General admission tickets at $20 each
  Senior/Student tickets at $15 each
Friends Like These
Sara Peters, Megan Gail Coles and Anakana Schofield
8:30pm • Christ Church Cathedral • 414 Sparks St. • more info
  General admission tickets at $20 each
  Senior/Student tickets at $15 each

Monday Oct 28, 2019

Evening pass: three events
Includes admission to these events:
A Thousand Small Sanities 5:30pm • Christ Church Cathedral • 414 Sparks St. • more info
An Earthling’s Guide to Outer Space 7:00pm • Christ Church Cathedral • 414 Sparks St. • more info
Fear Itself 8:30pm • Christ Church Cathedral • 414 Sparks St. • more info
  Passes at $40 each
Individual Tickets:
A Thousand Small Sanities
with Adam Gopnik
5:30pm • Christ Church Cathedral • 414 Sparks St. • more info
  General admission tickets at $20 each
  Senior/Student tickets at $15 each
An Earthling’s Guide to Outer Space
with Bob McDonald
7:00pm • Christ Church Cathedral • 414 Sparks St. • more info
  General admission tickets at $20 each
  Senior/Student tickets at $15 each
Fear Itself
with Jessica Westhead, Nathan Ripley and Lynn Coady
8:30pm • Christ Church Cathedral • 414 Sparks St. • more info
  General admission tickets at $20 each
  Senior/Student tickets at $15 each

Tuesday Oct 29, 2019

Evening Pass: Three Events
Includes admission to these events:
The Seven Necessary Sins for Women and Girls 5:30pm • Christ Church Cathedral • 414 Sparks St. • more info
Where the Wild Things Are 7:00pm • Christ Church Cathedral • 414 Sparks St. • more info
Rebent Sinner 8:30pm • Christ Church Cathedral • 414 Sparks St. • more info
  Passes at $40 each
Individual Tickets:
The Seven Necessary Sins for Women and Girls
With Mona Eltahawy
5:30pm • Christ Church Cathedral • 414 Sparks St. • more info
  General admission tickets at $20 each
  Senior/Student tickets at $15 each
Where the Wild Things Are
with Karen McBride and Cherie Dimaline
7:00pm • Christ Church Cathedral • 414 Sparks St. • more info
  General admission tickets at $20 each
  Senior/Student tickets at $15 each
Rebent Sinner
with Ivan Coyote
8:30pm • Christ Church Cathedral • 414 Sparks St. • more info
  General admission tickets at $20 each
  Senior/Student tickets at $15 each