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).

Upcoming talks and appearances:


June 7th – London – Reweirding: William Blake and Heaven and Hell, with the London Fortean Society. I will be celebrating/reading/trying to make sense of Blake’s The Marriage of Heaven and Hell, at the Miller pub near London Bridge. Details and tickets are here.

July 3rd – Bradford Literary Festival – ‘Why Blake Matters Today’, a discusion with Prof Jason Whittacker. Details TBA.

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

Past talks: 2014, 2015, 2017