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Hay Festival ramps up its education offer

Hay Festival unveils plans to ramp up its educational offer to schools and adult learners. Read more

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

Levy and Evaristo to headline the 2022 Hay Festival

Bernardine Evaristo, Julian Barnes and Deborah Levy are among the headliners for the 2022 Hay Festival.  Read more

De Waal and Day headline in-person Hay Festival Winter Weekend

Lauren Child, Elizabeth Day, Kit de Waal and Siri Hustvedt are some of the authors headlining the Hay Festival Winter Weekend programme at its new... 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

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