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Talk, Fri 5 Apr 2019, £5

Desert Island Picks: Dame Jacqueline Wilson

Desert Island Picks: Dame Jacqueline Wilson


Hay Independence Weekend - a weekend celebrating the 42nd year of Hay's Independence. Dame Jacqueline Wilson with Jasper Fforde. Jacqueline Wilson is one of Britain’s bestselling children’s author and has written over 100 books. She has created characters such as Tracy Beaker and Hetty Feather which have been turned into successful television and stage productions. More than forty million copies of her books have been sold.

Jacqueline was made a Dame in 2008 and was the Children’s Laureate over the Queen’s Jubilee period. More importantly than this she has been coming to Hay for nearly forty years and has an incredible collection of over twenty thousand books. On Friday 5th April she will share with us her eight Desert Island Discs and the eight books she would have to have on the Island. Jasper Fforde Has written the very successful Thursday Next series and has just returned from touring the United States with his latest novel ‘Early Riser’.

Baby changing facilitiesCredit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (with charge)Disabled toiletsFacilities for groupsOn-site cateringOn-site light refreshmentsPublic toiletsAccepts groups

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Dates Times
Fri 5 Apr 2019 20:30


Tickets: £5.00.


Newport Street,



Plan route to The Globe at Hay using Google mapsPlan route using Google maps

Map reference: SO 229426  Lat: 52.07637 Long: -3.12638

A438 from Hereford; after Whitney-on-Wye, turn left on to the B4350. On entering Hay, the Globe will be on your left.

Accessible by Public Transport: 20 miles from Hereford station


  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • Credit cards accepted (with charge)Credit cards accepted (with charge)
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • On-site cateringOn-site catering
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups