A centre for arts, literature and learning in the historic Welsh market town of Hay-on-Wye

July 2022

What's On at the Castle

Hay Castle hosts a number of events throughout the year, including music, arts, literature and family fun. Have a look at our Book Art workshop on July 30th and our printmaking  and hurdle-making workshops in partnership with Black Mountains College taking place on July 16th


Come and visit us

We opened on May 26th 2022 after a major renovation project. Entry into Hay Castle is free and while you are here you can go on a tour with one of our tour guides. Dogs are welcome on the lawns and on the ground floor of the building and in the cafe.

Please note that we are closed on Thursday July 7th

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Different things to see and do for kids and adults. Come and join in! Many activities are free of charge. Come and attend some of our activities in our Clore Learning Space on the first floor.

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Be a Lord or Lady

Hay Castle is entitled to bestow peerages in the tradition of our very own King of Hay, Richard Booth. You could be the Duke of Sidcup or the Duchess of Solihull.

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Support Us

You can help us by becoming a Friend, a Keeper or if you have some time, a volunteer. You can also leave a legacy or make a straightforward donation. Have a look at the ways in which you can support Hay Castle.

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Events for you

Whether it's a special birthday, a family reunion, wedding, or a business meeting, the Castle has a number of spaces which will accommodate you and your guests.


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