May, 2024

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Hay Festival 2024

Hay Festival is back in-person for it’s spring edition, bringing writers and readers together in Hay-On-Wye for inspiring conversations, debates, workshops and performances.

Over 11 days, this year’s programme promises a thrilling line-up of over 500 events, launching the best new fiction and non-fiction, while offering insights and debate around some of the biggest issues of our times in a programme of conversations featuring more than 600 award-winning writers, policy makers, pioneers and innovators.

The Hay Festival is one of the world’s most renowned literary and arts festivals, celebrated annually in the small town of Hay-on-Wye. Founded in 1988, the festival has grown into a global cultural phenomenon, attracting a diverse audience of book lovers, writers, artists, thinkers, and performers from around the world.

The Hay Festival is a celebration of literature and the arts in all their forms. It features a remarkable lineup of:

  • Authors
  • Poets
  • Playwrights
  • Journalists
  • Scientists
  • Philosophers
  • Musicians
  • And other cultural figures.

The festival’s program includes a diverse range of events, such as author talks, panel discussions, debates, readings, poetry slams, workshops, and performances. Visitors have the opportunity to hear their favorite authors speak about their latest works, engage in thought-provoking discussions on pressing global issues, and discover new voices from various literary traditions.

The festival also includes a delightful selection of food and drink stalls, showcasing local delicacies and international cuisine. This culinary aspect adds to the festive atmosphere and provides ample opportunities for attendees to relax, connect with fellow festival-goers, and discuss the events they’ve attended.





23rd May 2024 - 2nd June 2024 (All Day)

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Hay on Wye

Herefordshire, HR3 5DG

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