Illustrators in Residence

Each year at Hay Festival, an Illustrator in Residence live draws a selection of events. Hay Festival 2021 saw artist Tom Bradshaw, and Hay Festival Winter Weekend 2021 the work of Beth Blandford

Enjoy the illustrations and find out more about our 2021 illustrators...
Tom Bradshaw illustration for Hay Festival 2021
Beth Blandford illustration for Hay Festival Winter Weekend 2021

Tom Bradshaw

Tom is an illustrator from Huddersfield, who captures conversations through illustration and sketchnotes.

See Tom's illustrations

Beth Blandford

Beth is a Welsh illustrator from Cardiff whose work centres around concepts of space: our physical and mental space, the space we steal, the space we inherit, and the spaces we choose to inhabit. She is heavily influenced by feminism and the conversations around it. 

See Beth's illustrations