The Idler Symposium Series: Seminar 4

Tom Hodgkinson|Monday 28th October

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Diogenes, the Cynic philosopher, who lived a radically frugal existence

Join Idler editor Tom Hodgkinson for a seminar on a radical approach to everyday life.

Seminar 4 – Waste Not: The Advantages of Frugality to the Idle Life

A history of frugal philosophies and a discussion how being financially sensible today can open up acres of free time.

The Idler Symposium Series takes place at the Marx Memorial Library in Clerkenwell. Each seminar will consist of a 50 minute talk followed by 30 minutes Q&A. Tickets include a glass of wine.

Cost: £15 for one seminar / £12 concessions / £60 for six seminars

To book the full Symposium Series, click here.



About the Speaker

Tom is editor of the Idler and author of the best-selling manuals, How to be Idle and How to be Free. Other books include a book on smallholding called Brave Old World, a book on parenting, the Ukulele Handbook and, most recently, a manual for creative entrepreneurs, Business for Bohemians.



Monday 28 October


7pm – 9pm

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£15 for one seminar | £12 concessions | £60 for six seminars


Glass of wine, Idler Academy exercise book


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