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Hay Festival

Thursday 21st May 2020

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Hay Festival 2020 Tickets

About Hay Festival 2020

The world's leading arts and literature event, Hay Festival is situated on the edge of the picturesque Brecon Beacons National Park in 'the town of books' Hay on Wye.

Featuring over 600 of the world’s greatest writers, global policy makers, pioneers and innovators in 800 events across 11 days, the festival showcases the latest ideas in the arts, sciences and current affairs, alongside a rich schedule of music, comedy and entertainment for all ages.

A galaxy of literary stars gather to launch new work, while the HAYDAYS and #HAYYA programmes give young readers the opportunity to meet their heroes and get creative.

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