This autumn marks the first ever Innsmouth Literary Festival! 

This one day event celebrates the centenary of Weird Tales magazine  and weird and speculative fiction in general. 
Saturday 30th September 10am - 5pm, at Kings House Conference Centre, Bedford, UK.
The Festival will include guest authors, readings, panel discussions, screenings,  trade stands, and gaming. 
Our Guest of Honour, Ramsey Campbell, will be appearing live over Zoom.
Other guests include David Hambling, Chris Lackey, Greig Johnson, TL Wiswell, Thomas Campbell, Paul Fricker,
Matthew Sanderson, Scott Dorward, Simon Bleaken, Russell Smeaton, Alexandra Beaumont.

Trader Stand info available here
Book your tickets here!

Check back here for details, or keep an eye on our Instragram (#innslitfest)
or our Facebook page.  You can also contact us at 

The  ILF is being organised by authors and podcasters Tim Mendees and Robert Poyton,
along with author and artist Shelley de Cruz of Graveheart Designs.



Tickets for the first ever Innsmouth Literary Festival are on sale now!
Sat Sept 30th 10am-5pm  
A full day celebration of weird fiction, including guest panels, trade stands, screenings, gaming and more!
Limited spaces, be sure to book as soon as you can!


As well as the panels and meeting authors at the Insnmouth Literary Festival, you'll also have the chance to try out some gaming!


We are pleased to announce that our Guest / Panel line up will include: David Hambling, Chris Lackey, Greig Johnson, TL Wiswell, Paul Fricker, Matthew Sanderson, Scott Dorward, Simon Bleaken, Russell Smeaton, Alexandra Beaumont.... plus a live Zoom appearance from Ramsey Campbell!


We are delighted to announce that Mr Ramsey Campbell will be our Guest of Honour, and will appearing at ILF23 via live Zoom link for a chat and Q&A!


The King has spoken! Following various... negotiations... the King in Yellow has granted us use of his house!

The venue for the ILF will be Kings House Conference Centre, 245 Ampthill Rd, Bedford MK42 9AZ

That's Saturday 30th Sep, 10am-4pm.

Guest announcements and ticket sales coming soon!


Here at ILF HQ this week, we have been busy making calls and booking our guest speakers and panel members. More details soon.


Innsmouth Town Council approves
the go ahead for the Literary Festival
on Sat. 30th September!