Bloomsbury Festival 2023 

Our 2023 festival in October presented an exciting programme theatre, music, art, exhibitions, talks and walks, with over 100 events over 10 days.

The programme was presented by a multitude of partners coming together under the umbrella of the festival to celebrate the local area of Bloomsbury and its unique cultural life, and responding to our 2023 theme GROW.

> Browse the festival brochure

> Listen again to features, interviews and performances broadcast on Bloomsbury Radio throughout the Festival

> Read daily reflections from our Writers in Residence from writers group 26.

If you attended one or more Festival events, please take a moment to complete our short survey here – many thanks!


Local, Global, Inspiring

Bloomsbury Festival is an annual celebration of the area’s creativity, presenting an inspiring programme of culture, arts, science, literature, performance, discussion and debate. The programme includes an exciting mix of contemporary arts, music, performance, theatre, science displays, talks, walks and community events.

“Bloomsbury Festival captures the diversity of bright minds connected to these few streets of London, from the past to the present day”
The Guardian

The SHM Foundation Camden Arts Council England University of London UCL Central Districy Alliance UCL