Friday 28 August 2020 to Sunday 30 August 2020

The 8th edition of Warsaw’s international festival of reading and arts will run from 28-30 August both in the city space and at the website. This year’s theme is PURE LOVE and the program includes two major events presenting literature from the United Kingdom. One of the festival’s international guests is professor Carolyn Steel – the London based architect, food visionary and TED speaker will present her groundbreaking views from the latest book Sitopia: How Food Can Save The World. The audience can participate in the conversation on Sunday, 30 August at 14.00 CET in Centrum Łowicka (Łowicka 21) or follow online at

One of the festival’s special performances will be based on Mark Haddon’s famous novel The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time. The text will be improvised by Maria Peszek, an actress and alternative music icon, with live soundtrack performed by Kasai and introduction by Grzegorz Kasdepke, a writer. This event is free of charge and will take place at Big Book Cafe (Dąbrowskiego 81) on Sunday, 30 August at 18.00 and will not be streamed online.

For more English-language events visit the Big Book Festival website or follow social media feeds.

British Council is partner of the festival.