‘The surprising thing is that the bigger, slicker Hay Festival has not lost the joi de vivre of the earlier years.’ – John Mullan

‘The surprising thing is that the bigger, slicker Hay Festival has not lost the joi de vivre of the earlier years.’ – John Mullan

I have been coming to Hay something like twenty years and remember well when  it was an intimate gathering in the rapidly repurposed local primary school. The surprising thing is that the bigger, slicker Hay Festival has not lost the joi…