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:

May 16 – Wadham Chapel, Oxford – Thinking Differently with William Blake.

May 19 – ONLINE – Byte Confluence 2021, the business of storytelling. Full details here.

May 27 – ONLINE LAUNCH EVENT – William Blake Vs The World: Why He Matters More Than Ever, hosted by the British Library. In conversation with Robin Ince, with Salena Godden as the voice of Blake, a very special reading from Kae Tempest, and writers Neil Gaiman and David Keenan talking about what Blake means to them. Full details here.

June 15 – BRIGHTON – Foghorns & Blake: a joint talk with Jennifer Lucy Allan, author of The Foghorn’s Lament, at the Spiegeltent. Full details here.

June 16 – ONLINE – Blake Society event, in conversation with John Riordan and Q&A. The event is free and you can register here.

June 21 – ONLINE – How To Academy. Details TBA.

July 2-4 – WARWICKSHIRE – ALSO Festival. Full details here.

July 17 – SHEFFIELD – Blame Blake, at Airy Fairy. Details below:

Past talks: 2014, 2015, 2017