events

#greatstayinhay

Hay is a unique and perfect place to have a #greatstayinhay, you will be amazed at how much is on the Hay calendar.

In late May the town buzzes with the excitement of the Hay Festival, which attracts authors, artists and visitors from across the world. There are themed pop up nights in The Gallery, DJ’s at The Globe or you can catch the latest film releases at the luxurious Richard Booth’s Bookshop cinema. There are food festivals, vintage events and of course fantastic local country shows. There is something for everyone to have a #greatstayinhay

Black Lion Jazz

Friday 30th June 8.30pm

The Old Black Lion, Lion St, Hay-on-Wye, HR3 5AD

Special guest musicians Guy Shotton (Piano), Steve Tarne (Bassist) John Gibbon (Percussion).
Amazingly there are jazz musicians under the age of 40. Guy Shotton from Cardiff is one such talented young musician with an amazing intense and original approach and he is not to be missed. No entry charge, but tables can only be reserved if dining.

'Great Oaks' Gardening Club Talk

Saturday 1st July - 9.30am

The Old Railway Line Garden Centre, LD3 0SG

A FREE talk from our own, recently retired, Keith Cowley. This talk's topic focuses on Fuchsias, Pelargoniums & Geraniums. There is no fee to attend and no booking required. Just turn up and enjoy!

WWF Visit

Friday 7th & Saturday 8th July

The Old Railway Line Garden Centre, LD3 0SG

Call in to speak to a WWF representative who will share information about the charity and how you can get involved in their fantastic work.

Summer Garden Party

Friday 14th July

The Old Railway Line Garden Centre, LD3 0SG

Join The Old Railway Line Garden Centre for their Summer Garden Party and enjoy live music, bar, BBQ menu, bouncy castle, games and exclusive special offers.

Murder Mystery Evening

Friday 21st July, 7:30pm

Swan Hotel

Join us for a night of entertainment provided by the countrys leading Murder Mystery Group, Murder on The Side. Including a glass of Prosecco on arrival, 3 courses & a murder to solve.

Black Lion Jazz

Friday 11th August 8.30pm

The Old Black Lion, Lion St, Hay-on-Wye, HR3 5AD

Special guest musicians Saxophonist and composter Glen Manby an amazing and relaxed performer. Glen will be joined by well-known jazz pianist Jim Barber who likes modern hard-edged jazz and has regularly performed with Bill Wyman and Charlie Watts. Ollie Blanchflower will be on bass and John Gibbon on Percussion. No entry charge, but tables can only be reserved if dining.

Top Tier Wedding Fair

Sunday 3rd September, 11:00am

Swan Hotel

Calling any potential brides to be, come and look at The Swan, and view a host of exhibitors. Free entry from 11am.

Black Lion Jazz

Friday 22nd September 8.30pm

The Old Black Lion, Lion St, Hay-on-Wye, HR3 5AD

Chris Biscoe famous Saxophone virtuoso appearing with the Phil Mead Trio. This is a special occasion. Book early to avoid disappointment. No entry charge, but tables can only be reserved if dining.

CJ Weddings Wedding Fair

Sunday 15th October, 11:00am

Swan Hotel

Calling any potential brides to be, come and look at The Swan, and view a host of exhibitors. Free entry from 11am.

Black Lion Jazz

Every Friday night from 8.30pm

The Old Black Lion, Lion St, Hay-on-Wye, HR3 5AD

The Old Black Lion is becoming a popular venue on the jazz circuit with some excellent musicians Our house band are the Dave Price Trio and we also have a special visiting musicians once a month. No entry charge, but tables can only be reserved if dining.