Our Patrons' support allows us to make the Festival as accessible as possible, enabling us to grow our audiences and give our speakers the chance to share their ideas and stories with the world.
As a Patron you will receive the following benefits:
During our live Festival, Hay Festival Patrons receive the following benefits:
You will also enjoy many additional benefits throughout the year:
Please note that some benefits at our live events may be altered to comply with Covid-19 safety protocols.
The cost of becoming a Patron is £1,000 per annum.
If you would like to talk about about any of our memberships please contact Jo by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
To support the Foundation, you may wish to Gift Aid any donation made today or in the future, and any donation you may have made in the past four years to the Hay Festival Foundation. A minimum payment of £500 secures all benefits, and you may purchase these benefits separately without making any further donation. The balance of £500 is a suggested donation to the Hay Festival Foundation and gift aid can be claimed on this amount to support the Foundation’s programmes.
Jan Arkwright and Malcolm Kirkham, Tracey Bleakley, Carol and Nick Brigstocke, Nicholas and Marie-France Burton, Alison and Paul Chappell, Robert Clay, Hilary Crowe, Maureen Cruickshank, Claire and Al Denholm, Alison and Stuart Eves, Iain Griffin, Tony Halmos, Jacqueline Harris and Danny Rivlin, Joanna Hilditch, Tammy Jackson, Shân Legge-Bourke, Ella Leonard, Teresa McDonnell, Gareth Parry, Lindsay Proctor, Sian Rolfe, Christopher Rhodes, Selina Shaw, Paul Voyce, David Way
Lorna Cartledge, Marlene Hobsbawm, Fay Hunter, Rhoda Lewis (co-founder Hay Festival)