The 2019 Bloomsbury Festival has a whole host of public engagement opportunities for academics. Offering the chance to reach and interact with new audiences, as part of an exciting and inspiring world-class festival, whilst meeting public engagement and outreach targets.


Museum of the Moon (c) Carl Milner
Museum of the Moon (c) Carl Milner

Under the Moon
A marketplace of public engagement and arts activities including interactive workshops, exhibitions, talks, and performance excerpts.

VENUE: Festival pop up venue at Holy Cross Church with activities presented under artist Luke Jerram’s remarkable Museum Of The Moon– creating a very special atmosphere

DATES:  Saturday 19 October 2019, 11am-5pm

AUDIENCE: Families and adults

ATMOSPHERE: Friendly and accessible



Stand Alone Events
Exhibitions, performances, talks, and other activities. Events range from 30 minutes to full length, Exhibitions from 1 -10 days.

VENUES: Festival pop up venues across Bloomsbury from large buildings like Senate House or small spaces like St Pancras Crypt, or The Observatory Café.

DATES: Saturday 12 – Sunday 20 October

AUDIENCE: Varies according to event – the Festival attracts large audiences of mixed ages.

Science workshop (c) Stuart Keegan
(c) Stuart Keegan


A Festival hub on social change
Talks, debates, panel discussions, plus some performance, film and exhibition


DATE: Sunday 20 October – 11.30am-5.30pm

If you are interested in getting involved please send a short introduction outlining your ideas to 

Public Engagement opportunities for Academics