Prepare for the supercharged return of the UK’s premier Sci-fi, Fantasy & Horror book festival

2024 marks the 10th anniversary of our beloved, sell-out GollanczFest and we’re celebrating by hosting a carnivalesque celebration of the genre like never before.

Saturday 16th March 2024

9.30am – 6pm

Leonardo Royal London, St Paul’s

Prepare for a jam-packed schedule of themed panel events, masterclasses, author meet-and-greets, book clubs, watchalongs, giveaways, quizzes, raffles, craft stalls, challenges, and industry talks.

Unlike previous years, there are no separate readers and writers strands – your ticket grants access to all GollanczFest events including readers, writers, influencers and industry activity.

Authors attending include headliner Victoria AveyardJoe AbercrombieNatasha PulleyGarth NixJoe HillBen AaronovitchJoanne HarrisDhonielle Clayton, Aliette de Bodard, Sarah Hawley, and many more, as well as exclusive digital appearances from international authors.

There are now more ways than ever to make the most of your day with multiple ticket options. The VIP package includes meet-and-greet opportunities with authors plus bonus goodie bag items. The creative writing package includes one-to-one sessions with an agent and editor of your choice as well as an exclusive talk with multiple author mentors. There are also discounted options for students and low-income guests.

Waterstones will be on hand for all your book-buying needs, and complimentary hot drinks, water and light refreshments will be available all day.

GollanczFest sells out every year so don’t delay getting your ticket – you don’t want to miss out!