We are pleased to announce the first events for Hay Festival 2018. The full programme will be released in the Spring.
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Get your groove on with DJs Ben and Max (fresh from the hugely popular 'Clubbing for Grown-Ups') and kick off your night with a jumpin' dance party. Come to a Clyro Court transformed into a super-sonic, hands-in-the-air, late-night pleasure dome. An irresistible smorgasbord of soul, disco and funk, brought bang up to date with party classics. #donotfailtoattend
Come and join a joyous reeling night with the five-piece Bristol ceilidh band. No previous dancing experience necessary but you have to come with a big smile and be up for a party. Come on your own, come with a partner, come with a bunch of friends – everyone is welcome.
Hot foot it over to our brand new, late night party den for an exceptional night of electronica, synthpop, house and disco, hosted by superstar special guest John Grant (DJ set). Grant's Pale Green Ghosts album is already an absolute classic, and his collaborations with Tracey Thorn (Everything but the Girl) and Hercules & Love Affair have made him one of Europe's most sought-after musicians. Rising star, and local hero DJ Chris Munton will be on warm up duties, his infectious brand of upbeat party classics and dance floor bombs are guaranteed to have the place rocking!
Swing Patrol are a vibrant, energetic bunch who love everything vintage and are passionate about their swing dancing. You may have recently seen them on Dragons’ Den, Call the Midwife or BBC’s Peoples’ Strictly. From high-flying aerials to the basic dance steps and everything in between, Swing Patrol know how to put on a show, raise the energy levels and create a whole lot of fun.