A prolific public speaker, John Higgs has spoken at events and festivals including 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 2019:


September 16William Blake Now book launch, at The Social, with SALON London.

September 22Blakefest, Bognor

October 10Unsound Festival, Kraków, Poland

October 13Visions of Albion, Brighton

November 16Lavenham Literary Festival

November 24The Black Box, Belfast – a talk about William Blake.

31st January 2020Blake Now, Tate Britain

Past talks: 2014, 2015, 2017