Tickets & Booking

In-person events were held at Kings Place, 90 York Way, London N1 9AG. Online events took place over Zoom.

Purchasing tickets

Tickets may be purchased through the Kings Place Box Office or online at A booking fee of 10% will be applied at checkout, with a maximum charge of £5.00 per transaction. Booking fees do not apply to purchases made in person at the Box Office. Kings Place Friends are exempt from all booking fees.

Ticket prices

Ticket prices range from £5 – £22.50, with concessions available. The festival offers over a dozen free events, at Kings Place on each of the Sundays and online weekday mornings at 10.30am. 


Save 15% when you book 3+ events. This offer is available online or via the Box Office for events hosted at Kings Place. Discounts on multiple event bookings do not apply to Under-30s tickets. Tickets must be purchase in a single transaction and are subject to availability.


Online events can be booked individually at £5 or save with our great value digipass at £39.50. Purchase here


A limited number of £5 tickets are available to under-30s for all events. Contact Kings Place Box Office on 0207 520 1440.


For full information on concessions email


Tickets will be sent automatically as E-tickets. These can be printed at home or shown on smart devices at the entrance to the hall. Tickets purchased in-person at Kings Place will be issued as physical tickets.



By phone and in person: Kings Place Box Office 020 7520 1440

Box office opening hours: Kings Place box office is currently open Monday to Friday between 1.30pm – 5pm and in the two hours prior to the first performance of the day. Should you have any access enquiries, please call Kings Place during opening hours on 020 7520 1440 or e-mail us at to discuss your preferences and requirements.

Returns policy

Once purchased, tickets cannot be exchanged or refunded. Once all house seats have been sold and the event is deemed a sell-out, Kings Place can offer to re-sell tickets. All re-sales are at the discretion of the Box Office. Tickets that have been sold will be refunded in the form of a Kings Place gift certificate valid for 24 months, which can be used in full or part payment for tickets for future events at Kings Place.

Author signing

Authors will sign their books directly after their events on the Gallery Level-1, unless otherwise advertised. Please note that the Gallery Level is not accessible by the escalator. Please take the stairs by Hall 1 andSt Pancras, or the lift.

Blackwell's Festival Bookshop

The festival bookshop can be found in the Entrance Foyer at Kings Place. The bookshop will be open whenever a Book Week 24 event is taking place at Kings Place. The bookshop will not be open during online events.

Getting here

Kings Cross St Pancras (Circle, Metropolitan, Hammersmith & City, Piccadilly, Northern and Victoria lines). The station has step-free access from the platform to street level.


Kings Place is situation on the Grand Union Canal towpath, a short walk from Kings Cross St Pancras and Euston stations.


Kings Cross St Pancras and Euston mainline rail stations are nearby.


No. 390, 10, 17, 30, 45, 46, 59, 63, 73, 91, 205, 214, 259 and 476.

Cars and Parking

The nearest public car park is at St Pancras Internation Station on Pancras Road, open 24 hours/7 days a week including bank holidays.

Disabled Parking: Blue badge holders can park anywhere on Crinan Street in bays which state ‘permit holders only’ (resident bays) or pay and display bays, free of charge and without time limit, as well as in disabled bays.


Some events may be subject to a change of venue and/or start time. Please check for up to date information at the Box Office, on the Kings Place and Jewish Literary Foundation Book Week websites, or on the information screens at Kings Place.

Hall 1

With seating for up to 420 people, you will be assigned seats for most Hall One events.

Hall 2

Seating for up to 200 people. No reserved seating available.

St Pancras Room

Seating for up to 100 people. No reserved seating available.

The Limehouse Room

Events in the Limehouse Room are free of charge.

The Wenlock Room

Events in the Wenlock Room are free of charge.

Late arrivals

If you arrive late for the start of an event or after an interval, we appreciate that you will want to take your seat as soon as possible. To limit disturbance to fellow audience members and artists, Kings Place staff may ask you to wait until a suitable break in the performance. Entry is at the discretion of staff.

Vacating the halls

It is necessary to vacate each room between sessions, so that staff can prepare for the next session. Tickets will be checked each time you enter the hall, so please ensure you have them ready to present. Please notes that seats for general admission events cannot be reserved.


Kings Place is wheelchair accessible. Please let the Box Office staff know when booking if you have any access requirements or, for a copy of the Kings Place Accessibility Guide, email The Box Office has an induction loop to help those with hearing aids. An infrared system in installed in Halls One and Two, with hearing advancement headsets available for visitors who do not use a hearing aid. Neck loops are also available to use with hearing aids switched to the ‘T’ position.

All areas of Kings Place are accessible to those with Guide & Hearing Dogs.

Photography and filming

Flash photography and videography are prohibited during events. The Jewish Literary Foundation may take pictures during your visit that are later used for promotional purposes.

Food and drink

The Green & Fortune Café will offer a range of hot and cold food, including a selection of kosher sandwiches and snacks. The Rotunda Bar is an ideal place to meet to enjoy a drink or after an event.

Bag policy

All bags brought to the venue  will be subject to checks by security personnel. You will be permitted to take one cabin-sized bag (40 x 20 x 25 cm) or smaller into the venue. If your bag is larger than this or you have multiple bags, we advise you to check it in to luggage storage at Kings Cross station. There is no facility to store large bags at the venue.

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Book Week supporters

Dangoor Education
Eduard Shyfrin and Family
Genesis Foundation
Klein Family Foundation
The National Library of Israel
Pears Foundation
The Edith & Ferdinand Porjes Charitable Fund