November, 2019

fri29nov5:00 PM8:00 PMHay Christmas Lights5:00 PM - 8:00 PM Hay on Wye, Herefordshire, HR3 5DG

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Hay Christmas Lights

Join us for an evening of carol singing, readings, mulled wine and mince pies at a special event to switch on the town’s Christmas lights and kick off Hay Festival Winter Weekend in good spirits.

It’s free. No need to book.

Musician, writer and broadcaster Cerys Matthews will do the honours at around 6pm.

Families are invited to create their own colourful Christmas lanterns in Hay Public Library from 3.30pm, before joining the Hay Festival Winter Weekend procession at 5.30pm to the Market Square.

Matthews’ new book, Where the Wild Cooks Go, invites readers to cook their way around the world, with a Spotify playlist ready for each country, as well as poems, proverbs, curiosities and some very surprising aspects of world history. Matthews will be talking about the book immediately following the lights switch-on at 7pm on the Baillie Gifford Stage.

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(Friday) 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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Hay on Wye

Herefordshire, HR3 5DG

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