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.
Already a Friend or Patron?
- Priority booking – Friends are exclusively able to book for three days once tickets are available and before they go on general release
- Priority queuing using the Friends’ entrance to all the main festival venues
- Regular newsletters
- Knowing that your support is helping us to deliver another amazing year at Hay