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HAY FESTIVAL DIGITAL COMES TO TRIUMPHANT CLOSE AFTER 490K EVENT STREAMS

HAY FESTIVAL DIGITAL COMES TO TRIUMPHANT CLOSE AFTER 490K EVENT STREAMS

The first ever Hay Festival Digital came to a triumphant close last night, earning close to half a million event streams over two weeks of events...

210K streams for Hay Festival Digital opening

210K streams for Hay Festival Digital opening
Hay Festival Digital earned more than 210,000 event streams in its opening weekend as book lovers from more than 63 countries tuned in to hear from writers and performers in intimate events beamed from living rooms, kitchen tables, studies, and sheds.

HAY FESTIVAL AND NERC MERGE CLIMATE SCIENCE AND STORYTELLING WITH NEW TRANS.MISSION FILMS

HAY FESTIVAL AND NERC MERGE CLIMATE SCIENCE AND STORYTELLING WITH NEW TRANS.MISSION FILMS

Hay Festival and the UK’s Natural Environment Research Council (NERC, a part of UK Research and Innovation) have launched the final free films in their Trans.MISSION II collaboration today merging the latest climate science with storytelling to communicate cutting-edge science to new audiences...

First Hay Festival Digital programme released

First Hay Festival Digital programme released
Events for the first Hay Festival Digital have been revealed, bringing writers and readers together 18-31 May 2020 in free live broadcasts and interactive Q&As...

HAY FESTIVAL 2020 CANCELLED

HAY FESTIVAL 2020 CANCELLED
Hay Festival has today announced the cancellation of its upcoming edition due to the Coronavirus/Covid-19 pandemic, placing the not-for-profit in immediate financial jeopardy...

Wom@rts Project reveals glass ceiling in Cultural Industries

Wom@rts Project reveals glass ceiling in Cultural Industries

Efforts on the promotion of the equal share of opportunities for women in the European cultural arena are still not enough, concludes a new report published by the Wom@rts Project on the eve of Hay Festival's Europa28 book release...

Hay Festival Writers at Work 2020 open for applications

Hay Festival Writers at Work 2020 open for applications
Hay Festival is inviting new applications for Hay Festival Writers at Work 2020, a professional development opportunity for Welsh writers, in partnership with Literature Wales, funded by Arts Council of Wales.

Hay Festival Wales Programme for Schools revealed

Hay Festival Wales Programme for Schools revealed

Hay Festival Wales has today unveiled the Programme for Schools for this spring’s edition, 21-31 May, merging award-winning writers with inspiring new takes on science and history reimagined...

OUR MARCH BOOK OF THE MONTH IS...

OUR MARCH BOOK OF THE MONTH IS...
Brit(ish) by Afua Hirsch is Hay Festival Book of the Month for March, a courageous look at identity and belonging in 21st-century Britain: troubling and forensic; funny and wise...

♫ LET YOUR SOUL AND SPIRIT FLY ♫ NEW ‘EARLY BIRD’ EVENTS RELEASED

♫ LET YOUR SOUL AND SPIRIT FLY ♫ NEW ‘EARLY BIRD’ EVENTS RELEASED
Hay Festival Wales has today announced six more 'early bird' events for its 33rd edition, 21-31 May 2020, including Van Morrison, Caro Emerald, Kate Rusby, Aled Jones and Russell Watson, Sandi Toksvig and Stephen Fry...

Hay Festival Querétaro confirmed for 2020

Hay Festival Querétaro confirmed for 2020

During Hay Festival Cartagena de Indias in Colombia, representatives from the Municipality of Querétaro and Hay Festival gathered to renew the collaboration agreement for Hay Festival Querétaro, 3-6 September 2020...

OUR FEBRUARY BOOK OF THE MONTH IS...

OUR FEBRUARY BOOK OF THE MONTH IS...
The Accidental by Ali Smith is Hay Festival Book of the Month for February, a beguiling page-turner about the ways 'chance encounters' can irrevocably transform our understanding of ourselves...

SCRIBBLERS TOUR OPENS CREATIVE JOURNEY FOR NEWPORT ADULTS

SCRIBBLERS TOUR OPENS CREATIVE JOURNEY FOR  NEWPORT ADULTS

Hay Festival will host a free “flash fiction” session for adults at the University of South Wales’ Newport campus on Friday 7 February, running alongside the planned Hay Festival Scribblers Tour activities for local Year 7 and Year 8 pupils...

مهرجان "هاي أبوظبي" يكشف النقاب عن برنامج دورته الافتتاحية في دولة الإمارات

مهرجان هاي أبوظبي يكشف النقاب عن برنامج دورته الافتتاحية في دولة الإمارات
 أعلنت اللجنة المنظّمة لـ "مهرجان هاي" اليوم عن برنامج فعاليات وأحداث الدورة الأولى من المهرجان المقرر تنظيمه في العاصمة الإماراتية أبوظبي خلال الفترة 25 – 28 فبراير 2020، بدعم من وزارة التسامح في دولة الإمارات، بمشاركة مجموعة بارزة من الحائزين على الجوائز من الكتّاب والصحفيين والمؤرخين وصنّاع الأفلام والفنانين خلال برنامج حافل من الطراز العالمي تتخلله نحو 100 فعالية على مدار أربعة أيام 

Hay Festival Abu Dhabi 2020 Programme unveiled

Hay Festival Abu Dhabi 2020 Programme unveiled
Hay Festival has today announced the line-up for the first edition of Hay Festival Abu Dhabi (25-28 February 2020)...

Hay Festival y NERC lanzan "Glaciar Shallap – O la triste historia de un glaciar moribundo"

Hay Festival y NERC lanzan Glaciar Shallap  – O la triste historia de un glaciar moribundo

El Hay Festival y el Consejo de Investigación del Medio Ambiente Natural del Reino Unido (NERC, una parte de UK Research and Innovation) han presentado hoy Glacier Shallap, o la triste historia de un glaciar moribundo, un cortometraje de la escritora y actriz Erika Stockholm, basado en el trabajo de la profesora del Instituto Cabot, Jemma Wadham, y su equipo de expertos en glaciología en los Altos Andes.

HAY FESTIVAL AND NERC LAUNCH 'GLACIER SHALLAP' FILM

HAY FESTIVAL AND NERC LAUNCH  'GLACIER SHALLAP' FILM

Hay Festival and the UK’s Natural Environment Research Council (NERC, a part of UK Research and Innovation) have today unveiled Glacier Shallap – Or the Sad Tale of a Dying Glacier, the latest piece in the Trans.MISSION II series...

Hay Festival previews activism-themed 2020 programme

Hay Festival previews activism-themed 2020 programme
Hay Festival Wales has today announced eight 'earlybird' events for its 33rd edition, 21-31 May 2020, previewing a programme covering great works of fiction, activism and world music, along with a new Shakespeare’s Globe partnership...

Our December Book of the Month is...

Our December Book of the Month is...
The Mabinogi by Matthew Francis is Hay Festival Book of the Month for December, a collection of prose tales of war and enchantment, adventure and romance...

Schools strike at Winter Weekend

Schools strike at Winter Weekend

Activists Rosa Lynas (12), Tara Fox (12) and Grace Kerr Robertson (13) marked the global climate strike at Winter Weekend today alongside writers Jackie Morris and Nicola Davies...

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