Hosted over three incredible days in 2019 at Soho Farmhouse, 43 guest speakers took to the stage to deliver the inaugural GQ Heroes event. Marquee talent included: comedian Ricky Gervais, who talked PC warriors and his phenomenal new show After Life; Game Of Thrones star Gwendoline Christie, who opened up about her life-changing role in the most successful television show of all time; Virgin Galactic's Sir Richard Branson; activist and supermodel Adwoa Aboah; Michael Wolff, the literary thorn in Donald Trump’s administration; Sir Paul Smith; politician David Lammy; CEO of Headspace Andy Puddicombe; Olympic gold medallist Victoria Pendleton; Tracey Emin; Jamal Edwards; and many more.

In 2020, filmed over two days at London’s Union Chapel, 36 guest speakers took to the stage to deliver the annual GQ Heroes event in line with the government’s coronavirus guidelines. Headline talent included: writer and actress Michaela Coel, who talked about taking the UK by storm with BBC One’s I May Destroy You,; actor Rami Malek discussed his highly decorated on-screen career; champion sprinter Dina Asher-Smith; England football manager Gareth Southgate; Bafta-winning documentarian Hassan Akkad interviewed by Piers Morgan; composer Hans Zimmer; Gareth Thomas; Patrick Hutchinson; Sandy Powell; Tan France; and many more.
GQ Heroes Highlights
"The whole event was so well run and the guest speakers were fantastic. To have the opportunity to listen to Sir Richard Branson, Michael Wolff, Ricky Gervais and Sir Paul Smith, to name a few, was just inspiring."
Marketing Director, Tag Heuer

Past Speakers

Other speakers Samuel Ross, Misan Harriman, Hassan Akkad, Dina Asher-Smith, Jamal Edwards, Russell Tovey, Naomie Harris, Munroe Bergdorf, Nils Leonard, Philippa Price, Marc Quinn, Matthew Williams, Adam Brown, Cyndi Rhoades, Jonathan Akeroyd, Michael Murray, Adwoa Aboah, Michael Wolff, David Lammy, Ant Middleton, Victoria Pendleton, Tracey Emin, Alastair Campbell, Rankin, Piers Morgan, Giles Duley, Ross Edgley, Andy Puddicombe and Caroline Rush
“A very big thank you to the team who made GQ Heroes such a resounding success. How wonderful it was to meet up with old friends, make new ones and bathe in the wisdom of others in the tranquil yet quirky setting of Soho Farmhouse – a place where it seems anything can happen! It brought people together in a way words can't describe.” 


GQ Heroes takes place from

3 - 5 November 2021
Soho Farmhouse, Great Tew, Chipping Norton OX7 4JS

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