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

2022 talks and appearances:

August 22nd – The Social, London – AN EVENING OF LIGHT AND MAGIC. I interview David Keenan at the launch of his prequel to This Is Memorial Device. Full details and tickets here.

August 26-28 – LOST VILLAGE FESTIVAL, Lincolnshire. I’m doing multiple events over the weekend, including being interviewed by Helen Bagnall about LOVE AND LET DIE, interviewing David Keenan about INDUSTRY OF LIGHT AND MAGIC, a Q&A for a screening of WHO KILLED THE KLF?, and a conversation with Daisy Campbell about – who knows!

September 10th – Kingston near Lewes – I’ll be interviewing the natural death undertaker Ru Callender about his extraordinary book What Remains? Full details and tickets here.

September 24th – Jersey Festival of Words – a talk about Bond and the Beatles

October 4th – Liverpool Waterstones – tickets and details are here.

October 6th – Big Ideas Book Club, PLATF9RM, Brighton.

Saturday 8th October – Ilkley Literary Festival – a talk about Bond and the Beatles. Details and tickets are here.

October 13th – Real Magic Books, Wendover, Bucks.

October 23rd – Falmouth Book Festival – more details and tickets available here.

November 3rd – Chapter Two Bookshop, Chesham, Bucks. Details to follow.

November 21 – Sheffield Library – a talk about Bond and the Beatles. Details and ticket are here.


February 25th – Faversham Literary Festival

Past talks: 2014, 2015, 2017