“…as essential a part of autumn in London
as Halloween and Guy Fawkes.”

Writer and Fair regular, Andrew Ray

11am to 7pm, Friday 9 and Saturday 10 November 2018

Click here for a copy of the Small Publishers Fair Programme. Download a copy and use it to pre-plan your visit and get the most out of the Fair. You can also pick up an A5 printed version at the Fair for free.

Click here for a list of some of the new publications coming to Small Publishers Fair 2018.

Conway Hall, 25 Red Lion Square, London WC1R 4RL


Tube – Holborn, 5 minutes
Exit tube station on to High Holborn and cross to the other side of road. Take the first left (Procter Street). Red Lion Square is just across the road.

Cycle – docking stations on Red Lion Square, Red Lion Street, Southampton Place and Theobold Road. Bike stands next to Conway Hall.

Buses to Red Lion Square19, 38, 55, 98, 243, N19, N38, N41, N55, N98

Level access throughout. Disabled toilets. Baby changing facilities. Buggy storage – ask at reception.

– Some publishers accept payment by Paypal and other mobile payment apps.
– Cash machines: 3 mins to Lloyds Bank and Barclays on Southampton Row. Exit Conway Hall on to Theobalds Road. Turn left. Southampton Row is the next major road. You can see the banks from the junction.


THE HIVE, Conway Hall
Special Fair opening hours: Friday 9am to 7pm, Saturday 9am to 6.30pm
In the entrance foyer at Conway Hall. Hot and cold drinks, cakes and pastries, sandwiches and salads. Special offer for fair participants and visitors – tea £1, filter coffee £1.50.

The Dolphin Tavern, 44 Red Lion Street, WC1R 4PF, 1 min
Convivial local, where you’ll often Fair participants taking a break over a pint.

Many good options available on nearby Red Lion and Conduit Streets.

“…the Fair found its true home at Conway Hall, in Red Lion Square, where writerly Bloomsbury meets printerly Holborn.”
John Bevis ‘Construction, Storage, Despatch’, Coracle

Conway Hall at night