Hay Festival of Literature and Arts

The renowned Hay Festival of Literature and Arts, held annually in a tented village on the edge of the Brecon Beacons National Park, brings together some of the greatest contemporary practitioners and the most exciting new voices in literature and arts. Past speakers and performers have includedMargaret Atwood, Ian McEwan, Chelsea Clinton, Michael Woolf, Jake Bugg, Laura Mvula, David Walliams, Simon Schama, David Olusoga, Rose McGowan, Dara O’Briain and many more.

Where is it?

Hay-on-Wye, Brecon Beacons, South Wales

When is it?

23rd May – 2nd June 2019

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