Hay-on-Wye: A UK festival at its best, basking in sunshine

Date Published: 31st May 2023

Alexander McCall Smith delighted more than 1500 readers at his UK event this week at Hay Festival on the Welsh / English border, in conversation with journalist and broadcaster Kirsty Lang (much missed from the BBC’s Front Row). The sun shone down, and as the crowds gathered, ripples of conversation, laughter and applause escaping from […]

Alexander McCall Smith talks to SJ Parris at Hay Festival – UK event

Date: 1 June 2018
Venue: Tata Tent, Hay Festival, Hay on Wye
Time: 1.00pm

Join Alexander McCall Smith at Hay Festival. The prolific Edinburgh novelist discusses the joys and travails of writing fiction—plotting, voice, tone and humour—with his fellow crime-writer SJ Parris. His books, in numerous series including No.1 Ladies Detective Agency, Isabel Dalhousie and 44 Scotland Street, have sold tens of millions of copies worldwide, in 46 languages. Hay Festival: Imagine the World runs […]