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

October 2022

What's On at the Castle

We have our weekly Life Drawing on Mondays, a Book Art workshop on October 11th and a talk by Phil Cope on the Wells of Wales on October 19th. The Hay Shantymen are performing with the Bellow Fellows on November 19th.


Partial closure for September

Our café and shop are open while the rest of the castle is closed for planned building work. Access is from the Honesty Bookshop on Castle St. During the partial closure we unfortunately do not have wheelchair access. We apologise for the inconvenience.

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Regular Classes

We have a weekly life drawing session on Mondays

Book here for the 3rd Oct Session

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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