Apply for press accreditation, access press images and find out more from our Press FAQs.
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All journalists must pre-register to qualify for press accreditation. Please fill in the accreditation request form.
We accredit a few photographers on signing an understanding agreement, and they are entitled to enter most events for the first and last five minutes only.
Where the interview relates to the writer or performer appearing at the Festival we will do everything we can to facilitate this.
Yes. Provided that the piece is commissioned. We will arrange the best access possible. There will also be daily news briefings for the press at breakfast in the Press Office.
We have hundreds of high resolution images for Hay Festival. A selection is available for download on our Press Images page. For all photos please contact email@example.com.
Many events will be available online at hayfestival.com/hayplayer. If you want a feed from a particular event, and the artist or writer agrees, we can arrange that with our tech crew.
Access to the site can be made available for discreet crews. Filming in events is generally not permitted.