Hay Festival reports £70m boost to local economy

The economic impact of the Hay Festival on the local area has totalled more than £70m in the past three years, according to research carried out for the event. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-09-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hay Festival and Guadalajara Book Fair Named Princess Asturias 2020 Laureates

Operating outside its usual regal setting in Ovieda, Spain's Princess of Asturias Award honors the Guadalajara International Book Fair and Hay Festival. The post Hay Festival and Guadalajara Book Fair Named Princess Asturias 2020 Laureates appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-06-12 17:20:08 UTC ]
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Hay Festival shares €50,000 Asturias Prize with Guadalajara Book Fair

Hay Festival and Mexico's Guadalajara Book Fair have been jointly awarded the 2020 Princess of Asturias Award for communication and humanities.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-09 19:05:34 UTC ]
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High streaming figures for Hay Festival Digital first weekend

Hay Festival Digital events were streamed over 210,000 times in the virtual festival's opening weekend (Saturday 23rd May to Bank Holiday Monday, 25th May), with people from more than 63 countries tuning in.   Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-26 11:37:30 UTC ]
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Hay Festival Digital

Hay Festival Digital will feature performances, discussions, and interactive Q&As with over 100 of the world’s greatest writers and thinkers. It will stream online from 22 – 31 May 2020.The opening gala, produced by Hay Festivals in association with the British Council, and AHRC, celebrates... Continue reading at British Council global

[ British Council global | 2020-05-06 14:45:31 UTC ]
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Mantel, O'Farrell and Atwood announced for Hay Festival Digital

Novelists Hilary Mantel, Maggie O'Farrell and Margaret Atwood are among the list of big-name writers and thinkers taking part in the first fully digital Hay Festival. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-06 10:09:46 UTC ]
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Hay Festival goes digital after cancellation due to coronavirus

Hay Festival will hold its first fully digital edition following the cancellation of this year's main event. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-02 08:47:04 UTC ]
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Hay Festival emergency fundraiser passes £75,000

The Hay Festival has soared past the halfway mark of its £150,000 crowdfunding campaign, launched after this year's event was cancelled. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-23 08:08:24 UTC ]
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Hay Festival appeals for emergency funds after coronavirus cancellation

The Hay Festival has been cancelled owing to the coronavirus outbreak with organisers saying it is now in “immediate financial jeopardy” and has 10 days to raise emergency funds. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-19 09:16:58 UTC ]
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Taylor & Francis reports 5% revenue boost

Taylor & Francis has reported a 5% increase in revenue to £559.6m for 2019 (2018: £533.2m), with underlying revenue growth of 2.4%.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-10 02:33:20 UTC ]
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Hay Festival still going ahead, says Florence

The Hay Festival is still going ahead as planned in May despite concerns around the spread of coronavirus. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-09 22:17:03 UTC ]
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Fry and Chomsky call for UAE prisoner release as Hay Festival starts

As the Hay Festival gets under way in Abu Dhabi, Stephen Fry and Noam Chomsky have signed an open letter calling on the UAE authorities to release imprisoned writers and demonstrate their commitment to free speech. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-02-25 05:08:26 UTC ]
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Hay Festival reveals earlybird events by Mantel, Smith and Hirsch

Hay Festival has announced eight “earlybird” events for next year’s activism and climate crisis-themed event. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-11 13:58:34 UTC ]
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Aridjis and Paris win £20,000 Eccles Centre & Hay Festival Writer’s Award

Chloe Aridjis and Daniel Saldaña Paris have won the £20,000 Eccles Centre & Hay Festival Writer’s Award for their unpublished novels. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-25 00:24:39 UTC ]
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Hay Festival international director awarded honorary OBE

Hay Festival international director Cristina Fuentes La Roche has been awarded an honorary OBE, in recognition of her services to education and culture in Latin America. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-08 09:31:58 UTC ]
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Shortlist unveiled for Eccles Centre & Hay Festival Writer’s Award

An eight-strong shortlist of writers from both sides of the Atlantic has been revealed for the £20,000 Eccles Centre & Hay Festival Writer’s Award. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-04 23:28:45 UTC ]
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Sparkes and Karadog to join Hay Festival Scribblers Tour

YA and children’s writers Jenny Valentine, Ali Sparkes, Aneirin Karadog, Brian Conaghan and Patrice Lawrence will join the Hay Festival Scribblers Tour to visit thousands of young people across Wales.   Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-04 03:07:51 UTC ]
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Conran awarded Hay Festival Creative Wales International Fellowship

Novelist Alys Conran has been awarded this year’s Hay Festival Creative Wales International Fellowship. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-09 02:15:04 UTC ]
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Amazon reportedly mulls buying Boost from T-Mobile, Sprint

Amazon.com Inc. is interested in acquiring prepaid wireless phone service Boost Mobile from T-Mobile US Inc. and Sprint Corp., Reuters reported, citing people familiar with the matter. Amazon is considering buying Boost for an attached wholesale deal that would allow the buyer to use T-Mobile’s... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2019-05-31 17:33:29 UTC ]
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Industry Notes: Hay Festival’s New Branding; BKS Agency’s Sale to Canongate

The Hay Festival has a new look that changes its colors with each of its international festivals, and the fledgling BKS agency has a London Book Fair sale to Canongate. The post Industry Notes: Hay Festival’s New Branding; BKS Agency’s Sale to Canongate appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-03-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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