Hay Festival 2022

Returning for its first in-person spring event since 2019, the Hay Festival programme will feature more than 600 award-winning writers, global policy makers, pioneers and innovators in conversations, performances and debates.The British Council is supporting a series of seven events at the festival, including a gala poetry reading event 'A Poet for Every Day of the Year', with speakers Stephen Fry, Inua Ellams, Allie Esiri, Theresa Lola, Damian Lewis, Lesley Sharp and Lemn Sissay.Other events include novelist and Booker Prize winner Bernardine Evaristo, authors Laura Bates and Laurie Penny discussing women, misogyny and power, Welsh writer, poet and playwright Eric Ngalle Charles, bestselling author of Brick Lane, Monica Ali on her new novel Love Marriage, author Okechukwu Nzelu on his new novel about two gay British-Nigerian friends Here Again Now and Mexican author Fernanda Melchor kicking off a new international series of events in partnership with the Hay Festival, Imagine Equity. How to watch The events will be available to watch online from the 7th June for 2 weeks free of charge on the Hay Festival’s website.The events in our series are selected from the Hay Festival programme for adults. To see Hay's programme for children and young people, please see here. Programme Eric Ngalle CharlesHOMELANDSIn this interactive event, Eric Ngalle Charles shares stories on place, memory and language inspired by his debut poetry collection Homelands. Pupils are encouraged to... Continue reading at 'British Council global'

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Hay Festival ramps up its education offer

Hay Festival unveils plans to ramp up its educational offer to schools and adult learners. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Clark and Montes win Eccles Centre & Hay Festival Writer’s Award

Journalist Philip Clark and novelist and essayist Javier Montes have been named as the winners of the Eccles Centre & Hay Festival Writer’s Award, at a reception at the British Library.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Bath Festivals to return in 2022

The Bath Festival will return in May next year with the children’s edition kicking off in September, organisers have announced. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Working Class Writers' Festival seeks publisher sponsorship for 2022

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Hay Festival announces free autumn schools programme

Hay Festival has unveiled its free autumn programme for schools including a dedicated Winter Weekend, in-person Beacons Project and Welsh Scribblers Tour events.   Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Hay Festival Digital 2021

From 26 May to 6 June, more than 200 acclaimed writers, historians, poets and pioneers will appear at Hay Festival 2021, broadcasting for free online.The British Council is supporting a series of six events at the festival, including the opening gala event ‘A Night of Hope’, featuring HRH The... Continue reading at British Council global

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Oloixarac and Umoren win Eccles Centre & Hay Festival Writer’s Award

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Hay Festival’s Difficult Autumn: Two Separate Matters

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Eccles Centre & Hay Festival Writer’s Award shortlist revealed

The six-strong shortlist for the 2021 Eccles Centre & Hay Festival Writer’s Award has been revealed, featuring yet-to-be-published authors from the UK, Spain, Argentina and Chile. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Hay Festival launches live Q&A series

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Hay Festival and Guadalajara Book Fair Named Princess Asturias 2020 Laureates

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Hay Festival shares €50,000 Asturias Prize with Guadalajara Book Fair

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High streaming figures for Hay Festival Digital first weekend

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Hay Festival Digital

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Mantel, O'Farrell and Atwood announced for Hay Festival Digital

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Hay Festival goes digital after cancellation due to coronavirus

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Hay Festival emergency fundraiser passes £75,000

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Hay Festival appeals for emergency funds after coronavirus cancellation

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