Win Hay Festival tickets

by Webmaster, 19th February 2019

Head to the annual arts and literature-centric Hay Festival in Powys

Photo: © Sam Hardwick

Welsh Border Life readers have the chance to win a golden ticket to the Hay Festival, which descends upon the town of Hay-on-Wye, Powys, from 23rd May to 2nd June.

The winner of the golden ticket can use it to enter any five events of their choosing from the Hay Festival programme, and bring a friend or family member along with them, too.

Highlights from the festival include appearances by QI host and comedian Sandi Toksvig, documentary presenter and Strictly Come Dancing 2018 winner Stacey Dooley, and 8 Out of 10 Cats host Jimmy Carr. Pulitzer Prize-winning author and geographer Jared Diamond will also be there, as will Nobel-winning biologist Venki Ramakrishnan, and the acclaimed travel writers, Robert Macfarlane and Horatio Clare.

Festival-goers can also listen to talks by long-time favourite children’s author Julia Donaldson (of The Gruffalo fame), along with Michael Rosen, who’ll be chatting about several of his classic tales, including We’re Going on a Bear Hunt.

Q: Who once described Hay Festival as “the Woodstock of the mind”?

A: Bill Clinton  B: Michael Palin  C: Keith Richards

To enter, email the answer along with your name, address and telephone number to: hay@borderpublishing.com. By entering this competition, you consent to your email address being added to the walesandborders.com newsletter database, but it will NOT be passed to any third party.

Hay Festival 23rd May-2nd June. For more information about the festival and to book tickets, visit www.hayfestival.com


T&Cs: One winner will receive a golden ticket to the Hay Festival, which is on from 23rd May-2nd June 2019. Golden ticket entitles holder to entry for two persons to any five events of their choosing in the festival programme. Competition closing date 1st April 2019. Subject to availability. No cash alternative. Entrants must be aged 18 or over. Usual competition rules apply. The editor’s decision is final.


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