Hay Winter Weekend Hay Festival Winter Weekend is an annual festival of ideas just before Christmas in Hay-on-Wye, Herefordshire. Events take place at venues around the town, and include a wide range
Hay Winter Weekend
Hay Festival Winter Weekend is an annual festival of ideas just before Christmas in Hay-on-Wye, Herefordshire.
Events take place at venues around the town, and include a wide range of:
- Author conversations
- Workshops for young people
We’re delighted to be able to gather once again in a tent for a magical five days of conversations, storytelling, comedy, music, and family workshops.
Speakers include actors:
Stephen Fry and Hugh Bonneville; farmer Helen Rebanks; lexicographer Susie Dent and Sarah Ogilvie; comedians Matt Lucas and Reginald D Hunter; historian David Olusoga; writers Sebastian Faulks, Louis de Bernières, Kim Sherwood, Ava Glass, Miranda Aldhouse-Green and Daniel Morden, poet Nii Ayikwei; politicians Chris Bryant, Rachel Reeves and Lisa Nandy; journalists James O’Brien, Jennifer Nadel, Afua Hirsch and Louise Minchin; geographers Tim Marshall and Danny Dorling; cyclist Lee Craigie; sailor Suzanne Heywood; scientist Adam Rutherford; Welsh former international rugby union referee Nigel Owens; Everyday Sexism founder Laura Bates; biologist Lewis Dartnell; historian James Holland; wildlife cameraman and Strictly winner Hamza Yassin; broadcaster Kate Humble; mathematician Marcus du Sautoy; classicist Adam Nicolson; food writer Grace Dent; wine writer Oz Clarke; the Booker Prize 2023 shortlist; and more.
All events are individually priced starting at £5. There’s something for everyone.
Image Credit: Hay Festival Winter Weekend
November 23 (Thursday) - 26 (Sunday)
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Hay on Wye
Herefordshire, HR3 5DG