Welcome to Hay Fever, 26 May–5 June 2016

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Hay Fever Courtyard

We have our very own festival site within the main festival site - fun for all the family!

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The Starlight Stage

Most of our Hay Fever events take place in the Starlight Stage and The Cube venues. There are also a bunch of lovely extras, including...

Make and Take

An opportunity to get crafting, from 10am to 5pm every day. Get messy and creative: your imagination is
the limit!

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The Mess Tent

A lovely, messy space for learning new things. You can come to creative workshops and drop-in sessions happening throughout each day in here.


Shepherds Ice Cream

Jam-packed with lots of lovely flavours, including our faves
Banana Crunch and Chocolate.


Book Signings

Books and signings by all the children's and Young Adult authors on the programme are available at the Hay Festival Bookshop on the main site, just a step away from the Hay Fever Courtyard.