Events in Hay and the local area.

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2024 Events

The Lion Street Gallery
30th March to 26th April
‘Hidden Gems, North and South’ Peter Morgan’s exhibition has developed from his recent trip to Scotland along with images from South Wales. Twenty paintings on show. Open Wed to Sat.
Hay Saturday Market
1st April to 31st October
Hay Saturday Market. 10am-4pm. First Saturday of the month, April to October. Bringing over 40 independent producers, street food, flea traders and local makers to the town square and market halls of Hay-on-Wye.
Hay Music: The Tippett String Quartet
10th May
“It’s difficult to imagine finer performances than those delivered by the Tippett Quartet.”. BBC Music Magazine. This widely travelled Quartet’s broad and diverse repertoire highlights its unique versatility. They will play quartets by Ralph Vaughan Williams, Michael Tippett and Franz Schubert.
Eardisley Tennis & Croquet Club Open Day
11th May
Eardisley Tennis & Croquet Club OPEN DAY Saturday 11th May (10am - 2pm). Try tennis or croquet. Games, a BBQ, hot & cold drinks. Parking. 20% reduction in membership fee if you sign up on the day. The Wharf, Eardisley, HR3 6NS.
Hay Festival 2024
23rd May to 2nd June
Hay Festival is the world’s leading festival of ideas, bringing readers and writers together in sustainable events to inspire, examine and entertain. 600 writers, policy makers, pioneers and innovators take part in conversations and performances for all ages across the dynamic Festival site.
HowTheLightGetsIn Festival 2024
24th May to 27th May
The world’s largest ideas and music festival returns to Hay over the May Bank Holiday (24-27^th )! Over*200 speakers and performers* join us for a weekend of deep-diving debate, intimate talks, critically acclaimed music and laugh-out-loud comedy. Thus far speakers announced include Nobel Prize winner Roger Penrose, world renowned philosopher Slavoj Zizek and Financial Times Chair Gillian Tett with many more to come. Students and Under25s receive 30% off.
Concerts for Craswall: Hope Cramsie, guitar
26th May
Originally from Herefordshire, Hope Cramsie is a classical guitarist based in the UK and Belgium. Winner of the Ivor Mairants Guitar Award, she is making a welcome return after her sell out concert here in 2022. The varied programme includes music by Dowland, Arnold, Snowden, Berkley and Walton.
Hay Summer Show
21st July
A traditional summer show for all the family. Including traditional show classes as well as entertainment, and hosting local stalls, food and drink vendors. Everybody welcome. For the community by the community.
The Royal Welsh Show
22nd July to 25th July
A four-day event with something to interest everyone, based in Builth Wells, 19 miles from Hay. Contact 01982 553686
3 Choirs Festival
27th July to 3rd August
Welcome to the Three Choirs Festival – A grand celebration of choral, vocal and classical music in all its forms! Join us to experience the powerful sound of massed choir with symphony orchestra in the magical setting of Hereford Cathedral.
Brecon County Show
3rd August
A true showcase for the very best of Brecknockshire Farming, food and the countryside.
Steam & Vintage Rally
11th August
The Rally is an event which caters for all the family - nostalgic vintage items for the older generation, entertainment for the children and plenty to interest everyone else.
Hay Festival Winter Weekend
28th November to 1st December
Hay Festival Winter Weekend 2024 is back for a year-end wonderland of conversations, candle-lit storytelling, comedy, music and family workshops around town. A place where ideas sparkle!

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