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 announces free autumn schools programme

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

Florence resigns as Hay Festival director after bullying claim upheld

Hay Festival director Peter Florence has quit after the organisation's board unanimously endorsed an investigation upholding an allegation of bullying made against him. Read more

Viking gives away 1,000 Osman books to NHS workers in paperback campaign

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

Tony Blair joins Hay Festival line-up

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

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

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