Stormzy and Dua Lipa are set to make guest appearances at Hay Festival 2023.
The famed literary event’s 36th spring edition is due to take place in Hay-on-Wye in Powys, Wales between May 25 and June 4. It’ll boast over 500 in-person sessions over that 11-day period.
Per a press release, Hay “is the world’s leading festival of ideas, bringing readers and writers together in sustainable events to inspire, examine and entertain”.
This year’s programme will launch the best new fiction and non-fiction titles, while offering insight and debate around major global issues. Award-winning writers, policymakers, pioneers and innovators from around the world will participate, delivering “big thinking and bold ideas”.
Stormzy, who launched his #Merky Books publishing imprint in 2018, said: “It all started with books for me. As a kid in school, I fell in love with literature and it sparked a life-long journey with words and writing, which led into my career as a songwriter and…