Festival 2022 Saturday 26 February - Sunday 06 March | Tickets now on sale

upcoming events

Isaac Bashevis Singer: A long, long way

07/12/2021 - 7:00 pm

On zoom, virtual event

Featuring access to the Arena film Isaac Singer’s Nightmare and Mrs Pupko’s Beard Part of A...
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More Festival Events will be released 6 January 2022

06/01/2022 - 12:00 pm

Kings Place and KPlayer, Zoom

The full programme of festival events will be released for sale on 6 January 2022. In the meantime, bro...
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The Maestro: Furtwängler and the Nazis

26/02/2022 - 7:00 pm

Kings Place, Hall 1

In his play ” Taking Sides” Ronald Harwood, The Dresser playwright and Oscar-winner for The Pianist, dramatises the great condu...
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Michael Ignatieff: On Consolation

26/02/2022 - 8:45 pm

Kings Place, Hall 1

How do we console each other and ourselves in an age of unbelief? In On Consolation: Finding Solace in Dark Times, author and academic Micha...

The George Webber Memorial Event

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Claudia Roden with Jay Rayner

27/02/2022 - 12:45 pm

Kings Place, H1

A unique chance to see two of the most influential figures in British cuisine and best-loved writers in conversation. 30 years after her first Mediterranean ...
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Howard Jacobson with Emily Maitlis

27/02/2022 - 4:15 pm

Kings Place, Hall 1

As Jewish Book Week celebrates its 70th anniversary one of the festival’s favourite speakers marks a milestone of his own as he turns 80 this su...

In Memory of Dr David Cohen CBE

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Isy Suttie

27/02/2022 - 8:00 pm

Kings Place, Hall 2

After finding fame as Dobby in Peep Show, winning Sony Gold for her Radio 4 series Pearl & Dave and attracting acclaim for her memoir ...
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Ruth Wisse: Free as a Jew

28/02/2022 - 6:30 pm

KPlayer, virtual event

“Ruth Wisse’s intellectual autobiography is a lasting work of profound moral force and scathing political discernment.” High praise from Cynthia Ozick ...

In Association with The Rabin Chair Forum, George Washington University

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Love & Loss

01/03/2022 - 1:00 pm

KPlayer, virtual event

New York Times bestseller Amy Bloom has won international acclaim for her novels, essays, children’s books and short stories, wit...
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Stars & Spies

01/03/2022 - 6:30 pm

Kings Place, H2

Espionage relies on secrecy and show business on publicity, but both require high levels of creative thinking, improvisation, disguise and role-play. Stars a...
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Steven Isserlis on Bach

02/03/2022 - 8:15 pm

Kings Place, Hall 1

A unique insight into one of the greatest composers of all time, from a leading light of contemporary classical music, in a world-class concert hall. Acclaim...
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Women of Rothschild

03/03/2022 - 6:30 pm

Kings Place, St Pancras

Rising from the Frankfurt ghetto to unrivalled wealth and power, the Rothschilds are one of the most mythologised families of modern times – yet the women ...
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The Taming of the Jew

06/03/2022 - 2:30 pm

Kings Place, Hall 1

Le Monde calls Tuvia Tenenbaum “a mystical provocateur”, Die Welt “Michael Moore and Borat in one”; now in The...
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Ridley Road: Fighting the Fascists

06/03/2022 - 4:15 pm

Kings Place, Hall 1

50 years after its formation, the story of the anti-fascist 62 Group – the successor to the 43 Group, two veterans of which joined us at Jewish Book Week 2...
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