At the Hay Festival a couple of years back, I heard Google chief executive Eric Schmidt talking about why the company paid so little tax... Read more
Hay Festival has unveiled its free autumn programme for schools including a dedicated Winter Weekend, in-person Beacons Project and Welsh Scribblers Tour events. ... Read more
Hay Festival director Peter Florence has quit after the organisation's board unanimously endorsed an investigation upholding an allegation of bullying made against him.
Viking is giving away 1,000 free copies of Richard Osman’s The Thursday Murder Club to NHS workers to celebrate its release in paperback and thank them for their... Read more
Former Prime Minister Tony Blair has been added to the bill of Hay Festival 2021, where he will be in conversation with his former spokesperson... Read more
The Hay Festival has revealed its free digital programme for this summer's edition with authors including Ali Smith, Lemn Sissay, Jon McGregor and Brit Bennett... Read more
The Hay Festival in Wales will not go ahead as a physical event this year, and will instead roll interactive broadcasts in its 26th May to 6th... Read more
The Hay Festival has said it will not return to Abu Dhabi while Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, the Emirates minister of tolerance, remains... Read more
Hay Festival has launched a series of Book of the Month live Q&A sessions with authors, to expand its digital offering. ... Read more
Hay Festival and Mexico's Guadalajara Book Fair have been jointly awarded the 2020 Princess of Asturias Award for communication and humanities.