Copenhagen comes to Hay as Denmark’s leading storyteller Kasper Sorensen storms the stage with Joshua Muraya (Kenya) and Cat Weatherill (UK).
The Storytelling Bazaar in The Moot In
celebration of our Storymoja Hay Festival in Nairobi, Cat Weatherill
brings together a week of international storytelling for children and
adults in a Hay Bazaar of tall tales and wonders. Entry is free. All
donations will contribute to funding the Festivals of Literature
Charitable Trust's education work in Africa.
We’re thrilled to be screening a preview of the feature film of Edward St Aubyn’s novel by award-winning documentary maker and artist Gerry Fox. It stars Jack Davenport, Diana Quick, Adrian Dunbar, Maggie Tyzack and Anabel Mullion. Followed by Q&A with the director.
The emerging superstar cellist plays a concert of two of Bach’s suites – Suite No.1 in G major BWV1007 and Suite No.5 in C minor BWV1011 with Thomas Larcher’s Sonata for Solo Cello, written for her in 2006.
Join local agronomist Jonathon Harrington and vet Barney Sampson as they explore farms in the local area. Expedition parties meet at 9am at the box office on the day of their excursion, to return at around 1pm.
On the day please wear suitable footwear and waterproof clothing in case of inclement weather.
Richard and Penny Chantler’s farm sits high on the side of the Black Mountains and produces New Zealand Romneys. See a demonstration of sheep dogs at work and sheep shearing, and handle newly-born lambs. Lamb rolls made from farm produce will be served at the end of a short farm walk.
With thanks to Richard and Penny Chantler of Hill Farm.
Hay Festival runs for ten days with a packed programme of debates and conversations with poets and scientists, novelists and historians, artists and gardeners, comedians and musicians, film makers and politicians.
Hay Fever - our festival for families and children, runs across the ten days of the festival where children have the chance to meet and talk to their favourite writers and take part in workshops to create wonderful memories and develop new skills in imaginative thinking and self expression.
Hf2 is our festival for teenagers - with an awesome line-up featuring the movers and shakers of Young Adult writing, Hf2 is a mind-blowing experience for 13-plus.
We care passionately about our environment. Hay-on-Earth debates the latest thoughts on climate change and environmental awareness.
In 2006 we started the Hay-on-Earth Project to audit, address and change our ecological sustainability.
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