Membership lasts for 12 months and costs £25 for single or £40 for double membership and supports the running of the Festival office and our education outreach projects. Young friends membership, for those aged 18 or younger, costs £10.
The Friends of Hay Festival was formed in 1988 to support and raise money for the Festival. Members continue to make a vital contribution to our success and fund the annual Friends Lecture.
- Priority booking - only friends are able to book tickets for the first three days after events have been made available for sale.
- Friends entrance to all the main festival venues to avoid the queues.
- Regular newsletters.
- The knowledge that your support is helping us to deliver another amazing year at Hay.