This year’s bookfair will take place in the Richard Hoggart Building at Goldsmiths University, on Saturday June 27th.

Book stalls will be set up in the Great Hall in the Richard Hoggart Building (below)

Doors will open at 12pm and the bookfair will close at 6pm.

Our free programme of talks and workshops will take place at fully accessible lecture halls on the ground and second floors of the same building. See below for more information on the location of these lecture halls.


The Richard Hoggart Building
Goldsmiths, University of London
New Cross
London SE14 6NW

Google Maps

  • 5 minutes’ walk from both New Cross and New Cross Gate stations (zone 2), on the main rail network and London Overground
  • On major bus routes including 21, 36, 53, 136, 171, 172, 177, 225, 321, 343, 436, 453
  • 10 minutes’ walk from Deptford Bridge Docklands Light Railway (DLR) station
  • On the National Express coach route
  • At the junction of the A2 and the A20, on Lewisham Way
  • More info http://www.gold.ac.uk/find-us/ 


All parts of the venue that we will be using are fully accessible. The Richard Hoggart Building also has gender neutral toilets.


All talks and workshops will be held in the rooms RHB137, RHB137a, RHB300 and RHB300a in the Richard Hoggart Building, the same building as the main bookfair.

Rooms RHB137 and RHB137a

To access these rooms, head along either corridor at the side of the Great Hall to the back of the building. Pass the refectory and the quadrangle. Both rooms are located together off the Kingsway Corridor, which runs along the back of the building.

Rooms RHB300 and RHB300a

Both of these rooms are on the second floor and are fully accessible via Lift 1 or via Lift 3 depending on the room.

To reach room RHB300a use Stair G to second floor and you’ll find room 300a straight ahead. Alternatively, you can use Lift 3, go to Floor 2 and turn right to the main corridor, turn left and head to the front of the building. Please see map below.

To reach room RHB300, take Stair A to second floor and go straight ahead. Or use Lift 1 to Floor 2, turn right and then left. See map below.

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