Tagged: Hay Festival

Lifting a virtual veil

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 reveals 2021 line-up with Smith, Sissay, McGregor and Bennett

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

Hay Festival to take place online for second year

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

Hay 'will not return to Abu Dhabi while sheikh accused of assault remains minister'

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 launches live Q&A series

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 shares €50,000 Asturias Prize with Guadalajara Book Fair

Hay Festival and Mexico's Guadalajara Book Fair have been jointly awarded the 2020 Princess of Asturias Award for communication and humanities.  Read more

Mantel, O'Farrell and Atwood announced for Hay Festival Digital

Novelists Hilary Mantel, Maggie O'Farrell and Margaret Atwood are among the list of big-name writers and thinkers taking part in the first fully digital Hay... Read more

Hay Festival goes digital after cancellation due to coronavirus

Hay Festival will hold its first fully digital edition following the cancellation of this year's main event. Read more

YA Book Prize 2020 judges revealed

Body positivity campaigner and influencer Megan Crabbe and the inaugural Children’s Laureate Wales, Eloise Williams, are among the judges for the 2020 YA Book Prize,... Read more

Hay Festival appeals for emergency funds after coronavirus cancellation

The Hay Festival has been cancelled owing to the coronavirus outbreak with organisers saying it is now in “immediate financial jeopardy” and has 10 days... Read more

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