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GQ Heroes returns for fourth year

British GQ yesterday announced the return of its GQ Heroes summit in association with BMW.

GQ Heroes returns for fourth year
Nick Sargent: “The GQ Heroes summit has an impeccable track record of facilitating important cultural conversations.”

Taking place from Wednesday the 13th to Friday the 15th of July 2022 at Soho Farmhouse, Oxfordshire, the three-day festival of ideas will bring together, say the organisers, a unique cast of globally renowned talent and captains of industry to explore, debate and discuss topics including; luxury, media, politics, music, art, television, wellness and mental health.

The event, curated and hosted by British GQ’s editorial team, promises an “extraordinary collection of contemporary music icons, fashion designers, wellness game-changers, comedians, politicians, international bestselling authors, film stars and activists, as well as an unprecedented collection of CEOs, digital disruptors and industry leaders from the world of luxury and beyond”.

Speakers confirmed for GQ Heroes 2022 include: actor and UNICEF ambassador Ewan McGregor; actor Daisy Edgar Jones; singer, songwriter FKA Twigs; designer Samuel Ross; actor, singer and LGBTQ+ advocate MJ Rodriguez; Emily Eavis the co-creator of Glastonbury; DJ and radio presenter Benji B; Hans Ulrich Obrist, Art Curator at the Serpentine; cricketer Azeem Rafiq, Zane Lowe, Head of Apple Music 1 and TV Presenter; director and producer of The Tinder Swindler, Felicity Morris and Bernie Higgins; drag artist, author and model Bimini; Actor and Gurls Talk Founder Adwoa Aboah, Tremaine Emory, designer and Creative Director at Supreme; and actor and Top Boy star Micheal Ward.

Further names will be announced in due course.

Nick Sargent, Chief Business Officer, Culture at Condé Nast Britain and Publishing Director of British GQ, commented: “Now in its fourth year, the GQ Heroes summit has an impeccable track record of facilitating important cultural conversations between distinguished voices from a wide range of industries. This year will be no different with an impressive line-up of inspiring and thought provoking leaders and performers, set to attract an engaged and highly influential audience. I look forward to welcoming guests to another stellar in-person GQ event.”


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