Hay Literary Festival CANCELLED

Hay Literary Festival CANCELLED

Adding to a string of cancelled events in light of the coronavirus pandemic, Wales’ annual Hay Literary Festival has been cancelled. Due to take place May 21-31, the festival relies on tickets and sales for 70% of income, and as a result, is now facing a significant threat to its existence. Director of the festival, Peter Florence, expressed his concerns surrounding this, in conversation with The Guardian. As an organisation we now face a stark reality. We have ten days to raise the funds we need to support us in the coming months and secure Hay Festival 2021 and a …