London’s International Festival of Arts and Ideas

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JBW 2016 will run from Saturday 20 February to Sunday 28 February at Kings Place. Click on Archive to access videos and recordings of our previous festivals.

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Wendy Holden, former Daily Telegraph foreign correspondent, introduces her new book, Born Survivors, recounting the stories of three exceptional women and their remarkable tales of survival. Wendy... read more

22 February 2016 - 2:30pm

Two of the UK's finest authors, Tracy Chevalier and Esther Freud, discuss their latest fictions with award-winning documentary maker, Olivia Lichtenstein.

24 February 2016 - 1:00pm

JBW launches its mini series of JW3 events with a Hadley Freeman Valentine Special on the joys of 80's cinema. 

13 February 2016 - 8:00pm

Former Mossad agent, Mishka Ben-David, and bestselling author, Adam LeBor, talk about Mossad and writing spy thrillers.

26 February 2016 - 12:00pm

The JBW Newsfeed

We are delighted to announce that the 10 events taking place at JW3 as part of Jewish Book Week 2016 are now on sale. Click here to see all of the...
Monday, 16 November 2015
Jewish Book Week was saddened to learn of the recent deaths of two leading thinkers who have made an inestimable contribution to international...
Tuesday, 27 October 2015
JBW are delighted to announce that the weekday afternoon events at the 2016 Festival will be held at JW3 for the first time. JW3 is the first...
Thursday, 15 October 2015


Highlights from the 2015 festival are now online.