Hay Happenings #4

Sunday 27th May

Fourth Hay day

Ian McEwan Talking to Stig Abell

Tata Tent

Ian Chat Stage

Stig asks Ian about On Chesil Beach, Atonement & other works

Ian reading

Ian reads from a newly written piece of work about AI

The Deborah Rogers Foundation Conversation

Ian McEwan introduces the winner of The Deborah Rogers Foundation Award 2018

D Reading

Deepa Anappara reads from Djinn Patrol On the Purple Line

Kathy Burke & Nina Stibbe Talk to John Mitchinson

Baille Gifford Stage

Kathy and Nina read from the book 24 Stories, an anthology of stories written on themes of community and hope, by a mix of the UK’s best established writers and previously unpublished authors inspired by the Grenfell Tower disaster.

Kathy Group Stage

John talks to Kathy & Nina about 24 Stories

Kathy Reading

Kathy Burke reading from 24 Stories

Kathy Nina Signing

Kathy & Nina sign our copy of 24 Stories

Kathy Nina Us

Kathy & Nina very graciously pose with Di and myself


The Hay Hoard

(so far)

Book haul

A few finds!






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22 replies

  1. Wow! A great selection of speakers.

  2. Looks like it’s going great!!!

  3. Looks like you’re having fun!

    On a side note, a ‘few’ finds? πŸ˜› My kind of few πŸ˜€

  4. Must add Hay to my to-be-visited list. The black-rimmed book at the back, in your photo of your finds looks like a Penguin Classic and something medieval – what is it? I’m intrigued.

  5. Great photos and GOOD HAUL!

  6. Am really glad you are enjoying it and so lucky to meet all these authors

  7. How lovely – you really do seem to be having a fabulous time! And of course bookish finds are essential – how could you go to Hay and not come home with books! πŸ™‚

  8. Love theses photos and this post, Paula! What a time you are having!

  9. I was there yesterday too, but saw different speakers – Ruta Sepetys, Rupert Everett, Elif Shafak and Terri Apter. Fantastic day.

  10. Excellent haul! Looks like you’re having a blast at the Fest.


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