Tag Archives: EVENTS

New Poet Laureate & Poetry Winners

New Poet Laureate Chosen We are absolutely delighted to congratulate Simon Armitage on his appointment as Poet Laureate. Many of us Hay Writers have long admired his written work (heaving book shelves with signed copies are a testament to this), … Continue reading

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Celebrating 40 Years of Writing Together.

  The Hay Writers’ Circle celebrates forty years of writing together. In 1979 our founder, Frances Copping, had moved to Hay from Wimbledon and wanted to find a writers’ group. Failing to do so she decided to start one herself … Continue reading

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Review of Hay Writers’ Circle Fiction Workshop

Review of Hay Writers’ Circle Fiction Workshop, October 2018 Article by Alan Oberman, 18/11/2018 According to its participants, the 2018 Hay Writers’ Fiction Workshop was a huge success. I have taken part in a handful of creative writing workshops all, … Continue reading

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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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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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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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Landscape, Memory and an Earthquake.

Landscape and Memory Workshop, 17th February 2018. with Dr Rhiannon Hooson. Hay Writer’s Circle felt extremely lucky to have Dr Rhiannon Hooson facilitate an all-day poetry workshop in the comfortable surrounds of Cusop Village Hall. The sold out event was … Continue reading

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New Year, New You, New Us by Marianne Rosen

New Year, New You, New Us. It’s New Year again. Time to regret the few too many chocolates consumed, the too loud clang of bottles entering the recycled bin, and any goals never achieved in the year now gone. It’s … Continue reading

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GET YOUR MUSE ON

Get your Muse on Hay Writers’ Circle are delighted to present a poetry workshop on Saturday 17th February, with award-winning Welsh poet and highly acclaimed workshop leader, Dr Rhiannon Hooson. Dr Hooson studied and later taught at Lancaster University, where … Continue reading

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Sell Out Success at the Hay Festival 2017

Hay Festival 2017 – #Hay30 Happy Anniversary Hay Festival. After thirty extraordinary years we are still feeling the positive literary vibe. This year, during those precious ten days spanning the change from May to June the sun shone, the clouds … Continue reading

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