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, 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




June 30: Also Festival, Warwickshire

I’ll be in conversation with Helen Bagnell about Watling Street at 11am.


July 4: Royal Geographic Society, Birmingham.

A free talk about Watling Street at the Birmingham and Midland Institute, 6:30pm


July 7: Festival 23: Catch 23

A 14-hour event at Yellow Arch Studios, Sheffield.


July 11-15: Latitude Festival

As part of Robin Ince’s ‘Science of Magic’ panel.


July 25: Brighton Arts Lab: Operation Mindfuck 2018

An evening of corrosive negativity courtesy of The Private Sector


July 27-29: Lunar Festival, Tanworth

A talk for the Journey to Nutopia project – more details here


Sept 6: Stony Stratford Heritage Open Day

A talk on Watling Street.



Past talks: 2014, 2015, 2017