Find out everything you need to know about attending and watching the 2022 Lectures.

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How do I get tickets for the Christmas Lectures?

Tickets for the Christmas lectures are allocated by ballot to Ri Members. If you'd like to enter the ballot, you need to become a Member which you can do here.

The ballot is open to all Ri Members, Ri Young Members  and Ri Patrons, as well as Ri Corporate Members and Partners.

All Ri Members and Patrons are eligible for one entry per membership. Your membership must be valid at the time you enter the ballot.

When will the Christmas Lectures ballot open?

The ballot will open for Ri Members on Monday 26 September 2022.

When will the Christmas Lectures be on TV?

The CHRISTMAS LECTURES will be on BBC Four between Christmas and New Year. We'll update this page when we have a final date and time.

How can I watch past Christmas Lectures?

You can watch our archive of Christmas lectures here on our website.