Book your place

Don’t forget to register for events, even if they are free. This is so we know how many people to expect. Booking is open now and closes two working days before your event takes place unless otherwise stated. If your event is fully booked or registration has closed, but you would like to attend, please contact our Festival office to see if any last minute places have become available.

Browse our events by audience type, and click into an event to book your place:

Or, you can browse our events by date:


If you don’t have internet access or would rather speak to us in person, you can call  +44 (0)1202 961916.

We can answer enquiries by email at

Where will my event be held?

Most of our events will take place at our Talbot Campus, but look closely at the details for the event(s) you have booked onto as we don’t want you to miss out by going to the wrong place!

Festival of Learning terms and conditions

Your attendance at the Festival signifies your agreement to comply with the following terms and conditions (PDF – 12kb). Other terms and conditions may apply, please refer to the detail on your ticket when you register (if applicable).

Things to remember

Please ensure you arrive no later than ten minutes before the event starts so we can reallocate any spaces.

Children under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult if they are attending one of our events.

Refreshments are available to purchase on campus, or please feel free to bring your own.

All events are subject to change.