Welcome to the Idler’s contact page.

    The form on the right goes to the Idler’s editorial office. It’s for letters to the editor, editorial enquiries, online course enquiries and digital subscription enquiries only.

    For queries re your Print subscription or Full Academy subscription, including:

    • Change of address

    • Renewals

    • Cancellations

    • Upgrades

    • Downgrades

    • Gift subscriptions

    • Non-receipt of issue

    Please contact our bureau Webscribe by:

    • email at

    • telephone on 01442 820580. This line is staffed 9am-5pm, Monday to Friday, GMT

    • checking your account at their website.

    If you would like to upgrade your print subscription to Full Academy, please call 01442 820580 or email

    If you have recently bought an Academy subscription and are having problems accessing your courses, please take a look at our FAQ and Knowledge Centre here.

    You can also view our short video guide here.

    If this doesn’t help, please call 01442 820580 or email

    Please note that a new account supersedes any existing account on the Idler website.

    For enquiries relating to Idler editorial matters, events, retreats and individual online courses, please email us at, use the form here, or call our office number, 0203 176 7907

    For requests to interview Tom Hodgkinson or ask him to give a talk, please contact Venita at his speaker agency Expert Impact on,

    Or email the Idler office on

    Or you may fill in the enquiry form to the right. These go to the Idler editorial office email address,,  which is checked daily.

    Office address: Great Western Studios, 65 Alfred Road, London W2 5EU.

    Please note that our events and courses are not held at this address.