Browse & shop at Hay Festival

Wend your way along the Festival walkways and you’ll discover a wealth of opportunities for shopping and learning. Our exhibitors range from immersive experiences to handcrafted clothing, from jewellery, crafts and unique homewares to gourmet food and drink, travel and social enterprise, and are open daily from 9.30am until 6pm.

Exhibitor stand at Hay Festival

Our 2024 exhibitors are...

Amanda Glanville: Maker of Tiny Glass Stuff

A glass maker specialising in the miniature. Amanda’s bright, cheerful menagerie of tiny stuff has been described as ‘art with a big smile on its face’. Come and add a wee dalek, toffee apple or sugar mouse to your cabinet of curiosities, or maybe start your own Great Glass Advent Calendar! Contact on Instagram or

Authentic India Tours

Explore the magic of India, Bhutan, Nepal, Sri Lanka or the Maldives with Authentic India Tours. Based in the UK, they work with travel experts in their fabulous destinations to offer tailor-made holidays and small group tours with ABTA and ATOL protection. Explore incredible historic sites, try fantastic local cuisine, discover vibrant wildlife and culture, and stay in amazing accommodation.

BBR Optometry & Topcon

A 50-year established award-winning eyecare practice offering full scope optometry. Everything ‘eyes’, from examination, diagnosis and non-surgical treatment to referral, high quality bespoke spectacle dispensing and specialised contact lenses. BBR Optometry is teamed up with Topcon, an international ophthalmic instrument innovator and supplier that provides their retinal scanners, examination microscopes and refraction units. |


Founded by Dr Megan Rossi (PhD, RD), Bio&Me was created to make good gut health deliciously easy for everyone. Their range of no added sugar granola, porridge and muesli is packed with up to 15 diverse plant-based ingredients and their selection of kefir yoghurts is fermented with 18 different culture strains, totalling billions of live and active cultures per pot.

Black Mountains College

Founded as a response to the climate and ecological emergency, Black Mountains College is helping to create a future in which nature and human societies thrive. Placing education at the centre of understanding our current situation and preparing for a different kind of future, their vocational courses include an invitation to students to think critically about wider global issues and systems. Their higher education programme uses experiential and problem-based learning, practical skills and arts-based training in cognition and perception alongside more traditional activities of reading and writing.

Black Mountain Roast with Gwatkin Cider

Black Mountain Roast have been roasting award-winning ethically sourced coffee in the foothills of the Black Mountains since 2015. They return to Hay Festival with their friends Gwatkin Cider, serving tasters of single origin coffee, Colombian coffee liqueur, award-winning cider, perry and apple spirits.  Both producers have an emphasis on using the best quality ingredients with tried and tested methods to deliver the best taste and flavour.

Both companies offer nationwide delivery and looking for stockists to help more people enjoy their delicious produce.  /

Cape Cornwall

Cape Cornwall is a slow fashion brand, using recycled fabrics. They upcycle existing garments, breathing new life into each one. Each piece has its own story to tell. Their small team of women seamstresses in India make the clothes using wastage fabrics which would otherwise have gone into landfill. Giving the seamstresses an income and thereby independence contributes to the sustainability of their own family units. This positive cycle is incredibly important to Cape Cornwall. 


Chock Shop

Chock Shop produces the largest selection of chocolate brownies in the UK. Their distinctive round brownies and blondies are individually cut and decorated. Have them on their own or served with warm chocolate sauce, fresh cream and strawberries.

Claire Vaughan Designs

Award-winning British designer and supplier of nature-inspired homeware and gifts. China, linens, glassware, cards, prints… capturing the inescapable beauty of nature through Claire Vaughan’s breathtaking artwork. Contact 01981 551 187 or 07510 747 211.

Danielle Flowers Woodturner

Capture the essence of British woodlands, with precision turned jewellery and timeless statement home décor. Each piece is individually crafted from native hardwoods, sourced directly from managed Shropshire woodlands. Sustainability is at the heart of all Danielle’s designs, inspired by mid-century modern design, clean lines and geometric forms, showcasing raw elemental materials through the traditional craft of woodturning.

English Pink Rosé

English Pink Rosé is a crisp Provence-style rosé with a touch of English glamour. With grapes grown at a family-owned vineyard, and produced by Master of Wine Clem Yates, one of the few female MWs in the world, this truly wonderful and entirely English pale pink rosé can be enjoyed all year round no matter the weather. Follow them @englishpink_uk.

Ewemoo Foot Stools

Ewemoo is based in Wales, within easy reach of the Bannau Brycheiniog National Park. They provide quality handcrafted, animal-themed foot stools together with a selection of gifts for every occasion. Their aim is to introduce something different, gorgeous and quirky into your home. A delightful selection of gifts, from the heart of the country straight to your door. Contact them on 07778 102 238 or Follow them on Facebook @ewemoofootrest or Instagram @ewemoo.

Field & Found

Field & Found are a sustainable apparel and workwear brand, creating clothing and accessories from their off-grid Tinyhouse studio in rural Herefordshire. Their products include handmade Irish linen dungarees and dresses, organic cotton chore jackets, British oilskin aprons and a covetable selection of classic hats and accessories. Their contemporary take on classic British workwear combines their unique designs with superior quality fabrics and great workmanship. With a design aesthetic that is informed by tradition and elegance, Field & Found offer a casual yet stylish range of handmade apparel, for use in the kitchen, garden, workshop and home.

Fauna & Flora

Fauna & Flora’s shared purpose is to protect the diversity of life on Earth, for the survival of the planet and its people. They work closely with local conservation partners in 48 countries to save nature, together.

Gaucho Ninja

Shoe designer and maker Lisandro Serra Delmar established Gaucho Ninja in the UK in 2019, selling comfortable 'barefoot' leather shoes and boots for children and adults. Discover their range, from simple indoor shoes to funky fashion, office shoes to hiking boots, one-off bespoke designs to martial art tabi shoes and safety boots.


Greenpeace works to defend the natural world and promote peace by investigating, exposing and confronting environmental abuse, and championing environmentally responsible solutions. Visit their stand for inspirational videos and information – from the Amazon to the Antarctic – showing these incredible landscapes in their fragile beauty and why they so desperately need protecting. Meet the Greenpeace polar bear, aka Paula, a highly realistic costumed polar bear brought to life with puppeteers. She’s a warning that the impacts of climate change are being felt around the world. Paula stood with Greenpeace’s successful campaign to stop Shell drilling in the Arctic.

Hay Camera Club with Carmarthen Camera Centre

Hay Camera Club, with support from Carmarthen Camera Centre, is exhibiting a range of photographic images, available to purchase, and sharing their passion for photography with Festival-goers from Thursday 23 May to Monday 27 May. Carmarthen Camera Centre is displaying optical and photographic products for sale, demonstration and information from Tuesday 28 May to Sunday 2 June. |

Hide & Seek Accessories

A family business established in 1984, designers and makers of leather handbags, belts and other matching accessories. Their beautiful products are made using a combination of coloured, stamped and printed leathers, which helps to create unique collections of leather goods that are tactile, scratch-proof and highly water resistant.

Hip & Waisted

Formed in 2012 from humble beginnings at farmers markets, Hip & Waisted is based in North Devon. All their belts are made by hand in the workshop in Bideford. Their leather comes from a UK supplier and they seasonally introduce new colours to add choice, keep up with current trends and add fun, individuality and colour to the collection. Visit their stand at the Festival from Thursday 23 May to Wednesday 29 May.

Jan Jay Design – Wild Things

New to Hay Festival in 2024 is local designer Jan Jay and her collection of Wild Things for your enjoyment and delectation. If you’re looking for colourful, joyous, hand printed art with a touch of nostalgia, then this is the stand for you. Showcasing the Country Set, Party Safari, the Young Farmers Club and a special edition just for Hay Festival. Follow Jan Jay @wildthings_byjanjay.

Jason Jones Jewellery

A team of talented artisans working from a North Devon-based studio. Each piece is handcrafted with love and care, with an emphasis on creating ‘art jewellery’ that you can cherish and love, and stands the test of time. Jason’s signature ‘organic’ style flows throughout the work. Visit the stand where you can see the running workshop and meet the makers. All jewellery comes with a complimentary fitting and sizing service. 


League of the Lexicon

League of the Lexicon is the perfect game for language lovers. It was the most successful word game in Kickstarter history, Game of the Month at Waterstones and winner of Mensa Select’s ‘Recommended to Play’ title in 2023. Described by Stephen Fry as “a logophile’s dream”, the game features questions probing every corner of English, from definitions and usage to etymology and wordy trivia. Now this beautiful game has been joined by a Global Edition, Slang Edition and Junior Edition. Find out for yourself why League of the Lexicon is called the last word in word games.

Little Moments Melts

Hand poured and handcrafted home fragrance gifts, candles, tealight holders, reed diffusers, wax melts and gift hampers. Little Moments Melts products are all natural and presented in sustainable packaging, animal cruelty free and vegan friendly.

Ludlow Distillery

Established in 2018, Ludlow Distillery has become a destination for spirit enthusiasts. In April 2023 they opened a new distillery and visitor centre, Ludlow Farmshop. What began with four handcrafted gins has evolved into a collection of premium whiskies, rums, vodkas, brandies and liqueurs. These gluten-free, vegan-friendly spirits are available for sampling and purchase at Hay Festival.

National Adoption Service for Wales

The National Adoption Service for Wales (NAS) promotes and supports best practice in adoption, and challenges misconceptions by championing adopters and adopted people. 

In 2023 they won a British Podcast Award for Truth be Told: Adoption Stories and their ‘Choose Family’ campaign has been shared worldwide. Visit their stand in the Family Garden throughout the Festival. Follow them on Facebook @nationaladoptionservice and X @nas_cymru.

Nutty But Nice

Nutty But Nice is a Wales-based company that has been trading for over 25 years. They provide a variety of nuts including cashews, pecans, almonds, hazelnuts and peanuts, as well as a mixed bag. These are hot roasted and coated with sugar, cinnamon and vanilla. They’re vegan and gluten free.

Oakchurch Farm Shop

Family owned and run for over 50 years, Oakchurch Farm Shop is a culinary showcase for the county and is often referred to by locals as the ‘Harrods of Herefordshire’. For the first time, you can experience a taste of Oakchurch on the Festival site as they exhibit some of the best independent local food and drink producers they work with. Come along to sample award-winning products and meet and talk to the producers.


Visit the Oxfam Bookshop on the Festival site – you’ll find it packed with a great range of books and music. From contemporary fiction to history, and cookery to children’s titles, they stock it all. Better still, every purchase helps fight poverty now and beat it for good.

P&G Hats

P&G Hats is a small hat supplier based in Dorset, supplying hats from around the world including many from the UK. Hats to keep the sun off, to keep the rain off or simply to enjoy. Whatever the weather, they’ve got you covered.


Plantlife is a British conservation charity working nationally and internationally to save threatened wild flowers, plants and fungi.

Practical Action

Practical Action is a global development charity with a vision of a world that works better for everyone. For six decades, we've been working with communities and our global partners to develop innovative real-world solutions to build sustainable lives and livelihoods for people living on the frontlines of poverty and climate change. We're turning surviving into thriving and overcoming injustice, especially for women and vulnerable groups.

Royal Mint Museum

With one of the finest coin collections in the world, the Royal Mint Museum helps people of all ages understand how coins and money have shaped British history for over a thousand years. Visit their stand for information on their schools and virtual visit sessions, their fantastic reminiscence box care home project, and their fifth annual short story competition.


The songbirds and music makers we love are at risk of falling silent: join staff on the RSPB stand to find out how we can all shape a future where wildlife can thrive. Will you help to support a conservation movement?

ShelterBox Book Club

ShelterBox Book Club is a unique book subscription service that raises money for international disaster relief. They read books inspired by the people supported by ShelterBox around the world, and every donation goes to supporting more families struck by disaster. 

As well as receiving great global books through the post, members get to vote on their next book from hand-picked shortlists and attend online events with authors. Visit their stand to learn more about the amazing life-saving work ShelterBox is doing in Gaza, Ukraine, Somalia and across the globe. Follow them on Facebook and X @ShelterBoxBookClub.


Squeezing produces freshly squeezed juices, including orange, apple, pineapple and pomegranate. Visit their stand for a refreshing drink and at least one of your five-a-day!


Superfungi are growers of functional and medicinal mushrooms and makers of fabulous, high-potency mushroom supplement tinctures. They are based in the heart of Bannau Brycheiniog, less than 10 minutes from Hay Festival. They also sell DIY kits to grow your own gourmet mushrooms at home from recycled books, plus a selection of other fungi-related products. Superfungi for superhumans.

The Slow Cyclist

Extraordinary cycling and walking adventures for the culturally curious. The Slow Cyclist believes travel is worth taking time over; that a great holiday means getting under the skin of a place, meeting its people, indulging in its culture and understanding its history and customs.


The Times Literary Supplement is a literary magazine unrivalled in its breadth, depth and style. Their writers include renowned authors and the leading experts in their fields. Every week, they cover books not only in English but also in many other languages, on a range of subjects, including fiction, poetry, art, literature, history, philosophy, biography, classics and more. Visit the TLS stand on the Festival site from Thursday 30 May to Sunday 2 June


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Thomas Chainsaw Carving

Based in Powys, Thomas Chainsaw Carving has a real passion for creating works of art from wood, whether that is a stump job, a felled tree in a garden or wood sourced locally. They offer live carving demonstrations, installations, on-site tree carving, signs and CNC engraving as well as sculptures for hire. They also produce bespoke commissions – see their work on @thomascarvings, call 07786 784 796 or email

TooFar Media

TooFar Media is an award-winning arts technology company based in Silicon Valley that is creating immersive storyworlds combining a novel with music, art, animation and film. You can download the TooFar Media app and access all 11 projects for free!

Woodland Trust

Founded in 1972 the Woodland Trust is the largest woodland conservation charity and a leading voice in bringing the UK’s trees and woodlands to the attention of Government, landowners and the public.


Founded in 1961, WWF is the world’s leading independent conservation organisation working in more than 100 countries to create solutions to the most important environmental challenges facing the planet so that people and nature can thrive.