Alongside her own creative practice, Rachel Lichtenstein works as an educator, public speaker, mentor, tour guide and lecturer. Recent speaking engagements have seen her share the stage with writers including Iain Sinclair, Marina Warner, Jay Griffiths and Robert Macfarlane amongst many others. Rachel also hosts and curates literary salons, art events and festivals. She is a Research Fellow at Westminster University (Institute for Modern and Contemporary Culture) where she teaches on the Writing The City Creative Writing MA programme and she regularly runs non-fiction creative writing courses for the Arvon Foundation.

Recent venues for talks/lectures include: 

Barbados National Museum, Bishopsgate Institute, British Library, Dartington Hall, Institute of Contemporary Arts, Jerusalem Theatre, Jewish Museum (London and Amsterdam)London Jewish Cultural Centre, London Metropolitan Archives, Museum of LondonNorwich Writers Centre, Nova Festival, Rich Mix CentreSnape Maltings (Aldeburgh, Suffolk)South Bank Centre, Space Gallery (Pittsburgh, USA), Tate ModernV&A, Wiltons Music HallWhitechapel Gallery, Women's Library and Bath, Birkbeck, Cambridge, Coventry, Hebrew (Jerusalem), Leeds, London College of Communication, South Bank, Queen Mary, University of London, Royal College of Art, SOAS, Southampton, University of East London, Winchester and Westminster universities.