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Home of the world’s best reading lights, Serious Readers has over 250,000 fans in more than 60 countries around the globe. Owners of Serious Readers’ lights include authors, surgeons, MPs, judges, academics and royalty – wherever a great mind needs a great light, you will find Serious Readers.

TooFar Media publishes award-winning immersive stories by author Rich Shapero. Download the TooFar Media app and enter five stories that fuse fiction, music and art, changing the way you experience literature. Come and discover more at their Craft Reader Gallery on site at Hay Festival 2019 or visit



The Great English Outdoors make and source beautiful things from natural materials – sourceassured unusual tailored clothing and knitwear for men and women, objects for the home and garden, handmade leatherwork, Welsh blankets and textiles – all from the well-known shop in Hay and online. Owner Athene English works with Still Ethical, a unique clothing and homeware collection. Designer Sophie Mason operates in close collaboration with artisans in India and Nepal, exploring her passion for handcrafted textiles. Instagram @englishoutdoors 01497 821 205 07983 552 217

THE ROYAL BRITISH LEGION An opportunity for members of the public to talk to Royal British Legion fundraisers about how to support the charity that provides lifelong support for the Armed Forces community – serving men and women, veterans, and their families, helping them to live on. 0808 802 8080

TIMES LITERARY SUPPLEMENT In an ever-quickening culture of flipness, fake news and Facebook, the TLS is determined to lead the counter-culture of quality. We believe in expertise, breadth and depth. We believe that, in reading the TLS, you can support the values that we have been proud to uphold for more than a century. Come and join us in the Hay Festival Shop.

Working hand in hand with the Kuccia fashion brand, accessories brand WINGS is a one-stop accessories shop for all Super Heroes, Unicorns, Fairies, Mermaids and Butterflies. Everyone will get the chance to shine in this unique collection of light-up LED festival wings and sequin capes. Specialising in two sizes of wings: kids (ages 3–12) and adults (from 12+). Whatever your shape, size, age or gender, Kuccia have the wings for you!

WOODEE LIMITED Woodee makes beautiful fire pits, artisan tools and accessories for real fires; handcrafted bellows, log baskets, fire irons and storm lanterns. You will also find stunning and practical fire pits with grills and paella pans to cook on. Made in Herefordshire by traditional craftspeople using local sustainable materials and British steel. 01981 550524 07553 361864

WOODLAND TRUST The Woodland Trust wants to see a UK rich in native woods and trees, for people and wildlife – join them to discover how planting a tree can make a difference. Meet the friendly team and learn about their ambition to plant a tree for every person in the UK by 2025.

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Hay Festival 2019 Programme  

Hay Festival celebrates its 32nd festival in Wales, 23 May–2 June 2019.

Hay Festival 2019 Programme  

Hay Festival celebrates its 32nd festival in Wales, 23 May–2 June 2019.