Accessibility

WHEELCHAIR ACCESS

All venues, food outlets, cafés, bar, bookshop and gift shop have wheelchair access and most performance venues are fitted with an induction loop. Sometimes this system can be skewed by the aluminium structures of our tents. Please ask the stewards for the best place to sit.

To book wheelchair space in performance venues or to reserve a parking space (blue badge holders only) please inform the Box Office staff when booking your tickets. Disabled access toilets are available on site.

DEAF AND HARD OF HEARING 

All venues are fitted with an induction loop. Sometimes this system can be skewed by the aluminium structures of our tents. Please ask the stewards for the best place to sit.

We will be live captioning all our live streamed events for Hay Festival 2022, the full list of these will be announced on 17 May.

BLIND OR VISUALLY IMPAIRED 

We can send you the programme in Microsoft word format, which can be enlarged, and is more easily read by text to speech software. We are also happy to make bookings on your behalf, simply email accessibility@hayfestival.com if you require further help.

NEURODIVERGENT VISITORS 

Please let us know if you'd like to avoid queuing, we can reserve a seat to suit you in the venue. Or if there is anything else we can do to make your visit great, email accessibility@hayfestival.com

CARERS

If you need a carer to make it possible for you to attend one of our events, please call the box office to secure free tickets for them. 01497 822 629

PARKING

Disabled parking is in the main car park in Hay - which is located on Oxford Road, Hay-on-Wye, HR3 5AJ.

TOILETS

Disabled access toilets are available at each venue.

COVID 19

Please see our FAQs to find out about our current safety measures. 

GENERAL

Hay Festival is committed to removing barriers for all, regardless of your disability. If you need any additional help which is not listed above, please contact accessibility@hayfestival.com and we will do everything we can to make your visit as easy and stress free as possible.