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,  Mike Mason,  Ann Smith Sparke, 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 join our Discord Server, 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.


Gillbert gives you a peek at some of our Traders!


The post-festival pub session, Innsmouth After Dark, has been confirmed. We have a private room at the historic King's Arms pub, just a short hop from the festival venue, from six until close!


We now have our own Discord server set up. Join us to see info, chat, organises games, talk to our traders, etc. 
Just follow this link
Mike Mason of Chaosium now confirmed as a guest!


Gillbert is pleased to announce we have an extra
guest added to our roster - author Anna Smith Spark!
PLUS - all attendees will now receive an Innsmouth goodie bag on the door
PLUS - we are lining up some fun photo opportunities too!
Coming soon - a video highlighting our wonderful traders.


Venue Preview


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!