Hay Festival 25th Anniversary Medals

Hay Festival 25th Anniversary Medals

Today in Hay, with a nod to the early Olympics which awarded a medal for poetry, Hay Festival director Peter Florence presented three medals for Prose, Poetry and Drama. Especially commissioned in silver as a celebration of the festival’s silver…

Julia Hobsbawm: Hay Diary

Julia Hobsbawm: Hay Diary

Julia Hobsbawm runs the networking event Editorial Intelligence.  She is also a Vice President of the Hay Festival Of course it is the words that do it. People present them, twirl them, play with them, deliver them with grace, with…

Guto Harri- How much is enough?

Guto Harri- How much is enough?

How much is “enough”? Did I really need that  second piece of succulent welsh lamb at the GQ/Soho House party last night? Probably not but I loved every bite. So I’m instinctively skeptical of the formidable father and son philosopher…

Ghostpoet at the Sound Castle!

Ghostpoet at the Sound Castle!

Ghostpoet played a fantastic gig at the Sound Castle last night. He had the whole place jumping! He seemed to enjoy himself too, Tweeting, ‘On a brighter note..GREAT gig tonight at Hay Fest, lovely crowd : )’    

Dylan Jones on Hay 25

Dylan Jones on Hay 25

Dylan Jones is the Editor of GQ and a Vice President of the Hay Festival The first Saturday of the Hay Festival is always a bit like the first day of school – bumping into people you’ve haven’t seen in…