Terms & Conditions for public talks
About the Talk
Your ticket gets you a seat at the prestigious Theatre of the Royal Institution venue, home of the famous Christmas Lectures. Information is Beautiful founder and bestselling author David McCandless will take you on a 70 minute data-driven tour of the universe, with a large cinema-style screen to show a mix of Information is Beautiful’s hit work and new pieces while David shares the theories, anecdotes & jokes behind the data. At the end, a 30 minute Q&A with David followed by the opportunity for books to be signed. Food & drink is not served.
Up to a maximum of six tickets may be purchased per transaction. For purchases above that number please contact us. You will be supplied with an automatic receipt. Payment can be made with all major credit cards through the Eventbrite system. If you need to pay via bank transfer; by credit card over the phone; or if you wish for us to raise an invoice please email us; we charge GBP £50 to cover our time in these aspects of manual payment.
We offer a limited number of earlybird price standard tickets plus a limited number of student price tickets, while supplies last. You will need to show associated student ID on the door. Depending on availability we sometimes offer small discounts for group bookings of 10 and above – contact us for details.
Refunds and transfers
If you need to cancel your place we can offer a 100% refund up to 28 days before the event start date. Between 28 days and 14 days before the event we can offer a 50% refund, between 14 and 7 days a 25% discount. Cancellation 7 days or less before the talk results in 0% refund. Please allow up to 14 days for a refund to reach your account. If you wish to transfer your place to another name either email them your Eventbrite confirmation and ask them to use it or contact us up to 24 hours before the event start date. Students may only transfer to other students with accompanying ID. Less than 24 hours before the event we cannot transfer your place to anyone else.
In the event that we have to cancel the event we will give you as much notice as possible and offer you the choice of either a full refund or an alternative date. Our liability is limited to the ticket fee; we cannot reimburse you for any expenses incurred such as travel or accommodation.