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Catching the Tale – WRITING WORKSHOP

Catching the Tale – 2018 Fiction Workshop Hay Writers’ Circle are delighted to present a fiction workshop on Saturday 27th October, with writer and workshop leader Peter Salmon.   Peter Salmon’s first novel, The Coffee Story (Sceptre, 2011), was a New … Continue reading

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Reading at the Launch of Rhiannon Hooson’s “Full Moon on Fish Street”. — Emma van Woerkom ~ Poet

I’ve had a bit of a busy year dotting from Cornwall, to Orkney, then on to Shetland, back to Hay-on-Wye, now in North Somerset and I’m ashamed to say my website slipped from my mind, so I’m going to make … Continue reading

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Women in Farming

Recently, photographer Billie Charity launched a new exhibition highlighting the rarely acknowledged world of women farmers. Her hard working subjects, like Billie herself, are based around Hay-on-Wye and range in age from 18 to 93 years old. Billie’s incredible exhibition … Continue reading

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Richard Booth Prize for Non-Fiction 2018 – Winner Announced

Richard Booth Prize for Non-Fiction Article by C. Harris We had a very good response this year with a wide variety of interesting submissions, and our judge, the award winning writer Oliver Bullough, commented that the entries were of a high … Continue reading

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Poetry Competition 2018 Results!

Hay Writers’ Poetry Competition 2018 by C. Harris The judge this year was Libby Houston.  For the first time this competition was open to selected non-members, those who had attended our very successful poetry workshop in February of this year, … Continue reading

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Richard Booth Prize for Non-Ficiton 2018 – Judged by Oliver Bullough.

The 2018 Richard Booth Non-Fiction Competition We are honoured to announce that our judge for this year’s competition is the award winning writer and author Oliver Bullough. BIOGRAPHY Oliver Bullough grew up in Wales, studied Modern History at Oxford and moved … Continue reading

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Hay Festival Heaven – Imagining the World.

Hay Festival 2018 We’ve been blessed with fabulous sunny weather, a larger, high-spec venue and best of all an absolutely fantastic, sell-out crowd! As the temperature soared towards mid-day our event got underway. An attentive audience were delighted by a … Continue reading

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It’s Festival Time Again!

It’s festival time again! How do I know? Well, it’s not from the throngs of people lining the roads, streets and country lanes, or the aroma of BBQ’s and a myriad of pop-up food stands serving all sorts of deliciously … Continue reading

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Hay Festival 2018

HAY FESTIVAL 2018 – 24th May-3rd June. It’s that glorious time of year again when we open our diaries, scan a scintillating programme crammed with stimulating events and slowly begin to fathom a literary-inspired jigsaw of lectures, talks and exhibitions … Continue reading

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Libby Houston Announced as Poetry Judge 2018

It is with enormous delight that we can reveal that the 2018 Poetry Competition Judge is the incredible Libby Houston. Libby Houston has been a working poet for more than half a century, starting back in the days of the … Continue reading

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