Welcome to “The Woodstock of the Mind”

How to make the most of your trip to the literary delight that is the Hay Festival


The Hay Festival © Simon Whaley

When Bill Clinton visited the Hay Festival in 2001, he called it “the Woodstock of the mind.”

Once again, it’s that time of year, when the tiny Welsh town of Hay-on-Wye, with a population of 2,059 (according to the 2021 Census), throws…



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Bestselling author, writer and photographer. UK travel writer. Lives in the glorious Welsh Borders. Contact: https://www.simonwhaley.co.uk/contact-me/