Join us in the Festival Tent foyer for more holiday cheer. Enjoy seasonal refreshments, browse our Bookshop and visit our wonderful exhibitors for unique holiday gifts.

We have exciting new additions this year in the form of hot food producers – a first for the Winter Weekend in 2021! Local food producers PizzaBox, Cosmo's Kitchen and Hardline Café will be on hand to provide delicious foodie treats. There will be braziers around the Festival site for you to warm yourself by, and picnic tables to sit and eat at. And for more festive enjoyment, Ludlow Gin will be offering wine, beer and their range of tempting gins. Time to come on over, eat, drink and be merry!


We stock books by all the Festival authors, and host signings immediately after each event. We'll have our latest Book of the Month, and our own Hay Festival publications too. Come along and explore or purchase online.


Festival merchandise for you to browse and buy: the perfect Christmas gifts for literary friends and family. Or spoil yourself...

Choice of colourful cosy hoodies or t-shirts, and a range of Hay Festival branded stationery – notebooks, journals, pens, pencils and bookmarks, suitable for writers of all ages. We look forward to welcoming you or visit our online shop.

Food and Drink 


Hard Lines is a independent Welsh coffee roastery based in Cardiff. We select, roast and serve great coffee that’s been sourced sustainably with the aim of building long lasting relationships at origin. We believe that what we’re trying to build is about more than just good coffee. We aim to keep it fresh, fun and not too serious throughout.

www.hard-lines.co.uk | team@hard-lines.co.uk


We’re an independent, Brecon Beacons based Mexican street food team, bringing you authentic, exciting, vibrant flavours using only the very best local produce. Slinging burritos, tacos, nachos and chilli dogs from our one of a kind 1950s vintage caravan, we’re all about the ‘feel good eats’!

www.cosmoskitchen.co.uk | info@cosmoskitchen.co.uk


Award-winning Ludlow gins are lovingly distilled in handmade copper stills ‘Joy’ and ‘Felicity’ by artisan distiller Shaun Ward. Delicate and fragrant natural botanicals, including locally foraged gorse, are skilfully distilled with the finest spirit. Their new limited edition spring gin Elderflower, Chamomile and Lemon Verbena, due to have been launched at Hay 2020, is available online now.

www.ludlowgin.co.uk | sean@ludlowgin.co.uk


The Pizza Box is a newly established mobile woodfired pizzeria run by a young couple local to Hay-on-Wye. Inspired by our travels around Italy we wanted to recreate the traditional Neapolitan pizza back in Wales. We source our main ingredients for our dough from Italy to keep our pizzas tasting as authentic as possible. We are also proud to say we support other local businesses by buying our meat and veg locally. Our dough is freshly made, hand stretched and topped to order then cooked in our 450 degree woodfired oven.

www.thepizzaboxhay.co.uk | thepizzaboxhay@hotmail.com



Claire Vaughan is an ethical designer-supplier of homeware and gifts capturing the breathtaking beauty of nature. Ceramics, linens, glassware, cards, wrap and collectable wall art.

clairevaughandesigns.co.uk  |  claire@clairevaughandesigns.co.uk  |  01981 551 187  |  07510 747 211


Ewemoo is based in Wales, within easy reach of the Brecon Beacons. They provide quality handcrafted gifts for every occasion. Their aim is to introduce something different, gorgeous and quirky into your home. A delightful selection of gifts, from the heart of the country straight to your door.

ewemoo.co.uk   |    ewemoocrafts@gmail.com    |   07778 102 238


Purveyors of scented stories – each of Literati & Light's eco-friendly home fragrance products is inspired by a great work of literature and poured by hand in the UK.



Moray Luke makes, bespoke, handmade responsible leather goods in small quantities to avoid over saturating the market and producing extra waste. Our mission is all to do with creating small ethical supply chains. Our bags are handmade in our Somerset factory with traceable carbon neutral Scottish leather, decompostable Irish flaxseed dust-bags and in British recycled paper boxes and our mission is simple; to create a close knit clientele who join us on our journey to make better enviromental decisions.

morayluke.com   |  @morayluke   |   hello@morayluke.com

TooFar Media

TooFar Media publishes provocative stories for the eyes, ears, and imagination by Rich Shapero. The novels—all available in the TooFar Media app—dare readers with giant metaphors, magnificent obsessions and potent ideas, and combine music, visual art, animation and video.



Makers of beautiful fire pits, artisan tools and accessories for real fires. 

Handcrafted bellows, log baskets, fire irons and storm lanterns. Stunning and practical fire pits with grills and paella pans to cook on. Made in Herefordshire by traditional craftspeople using local sustainable materials and British steel.

thewoodee.com   |   01981 550524  / 07553 361864   |   louise@thewoodee.com


The Woodland Trust wants to see a UK rich in native woods and trees, for people and wildlife – join them to discover how your support can make a difference. Meet the friendly team and learn about their ambition to plant a tree for every person in the UK by 2025.

www.woodlandtrust.org.uk   |   enquiries@woodlandtrust.org.uk


Founded in 1961, WWF is the world’s leading independent conservation organisation working in more than 100 countries to create solutions to the most important environmental challenges facing the planet so that people and nature can thrive. Their work centres around restoring wildlife, sustaining forests and oceans and reducing carbon emissions.

During the Festival our fundraiser will be talking to interested members of the public about WWF’s fantastic work in the UK and around the World offering people the chance to understand more about the charity and discover great ways to protect our brilliant planet while also offering the opportunity to get involved directly through adoptions or membership.

www.worldwildlife.org   |   @World_Wildlife

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