A prolific public speaker, John Higgs has spoken at events and festivals including Tate Britain, Wilderness, The Secret Garden Party, the Brighton Festival, Women In Art, the Port Eliot Literary Festival, Festival No.6, Latitude, Amsterdam Dance Event, Belfast Arts Festival, Bath Literary Festival, the Byeline Festival, The Odditorium and LonCon3 (the World Science Fiction Convention).

Upcoming talks and appearances:


9 March 2020 – William Blake Now, Sheffield Library

3 April 2020HG Wells & The Spiders From Mars – the Gestation. A work-in-progress presentation of my new play, at the Cockpit Theatre London.

10 May 2020 – Berkhamsted Book Festival (details to come)

Past talks: 2014, 2015, 2017