Home » Festivals and Events » London Literature Festival at the Southbank – 5th October to 16th October 2016

London Literature Festival at the Southbank – 5th October to 16th October 2016



The London Literature Festival this year looks into the future with world-renowned writers and futurologists.

The festival opens with a performed reading of HG Wells’ The Time Machine by actors, Christopher Eccleston, MyAnna Buring and Nikki Amuka-Bird  before the festival explores a number of themes with some of the top names in literature including Margaret Atwood, Xiaolu Guo, Lauren Beukes, Naomi Alderman, Michel Faber, Teju Cole and Etgar Keret. They join a broad range of emerging international authors including China’s most celebrated science fiction author, Cixin Liu, and award-winning Iraqi author Hassan Blasim.

The festival will also feature range of family events, poetry readings, talks and a discussion on the limits of knowledge and evolution from Marcus du Sautoy and Richard Dawkins.

Other Highlights:

Margaret Atwood discusses her new novel Hag-Seed, a reimagining of The Tempest.

Edna O’Brien and Eimear McBride In Conversation

National Poetry Day Live

Louis Theroux discuss taking on the world of Scientology

The renowned author and intellectual Richard Dawkins delivers a keynote address exploring the evolution of his work.

For more information, visit the Festival website here

London Visitors is the official blog for the Visiting London Guide .com website. The website was developed to bring practical advice and latest up to date news and reviews of events in London.
Since our launch in January 2014, we have attracted thousands of readers each month, the site is constantly updated.
We have sections on Museums and Art Galleries, Transport, Food and Drink, Places to Stay, Security, Music, Sport, Books and many more.
There are also hundreds of links to interesting articles on our blog.
To find out more visit the website


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Follow me on Twitter


Enter your email address to follow this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.

%d bloggers like this: