During this year’s festival we couldn’t help but notice that Twitter became a channel for people posting remarkable things that they had “overhead at Hay”. Here’s a selection of the best of them…
@rpb85 Overheard @hayfestival this morning: “But then where does one buy Parmesan in Hay on a Sunday, if the deli is closed?”!
@sarfrazmanzoor Overheard at @hayfestival yesterday: ‘My gout’s returned- I think it’s because of all that dancing at the party last night.’
@Beaconsgirl Overheard at #hayfestival ‘half the people here look like they got dressed in the dark’ – but surely crumpled linen is the literati look!
@kathycumming Overheard at #hayfestival Part 5) “these are the most inorganic organic sausages I’ve ever eaten”
@beth_bate Dad’s review of @marcusbrig: “Better than I thought he’d be.” That translates as: “Very good indeed and I liked his braces.”
@MartinChilton Football talk in #Hayfestival Telegraph Tent with@henrywinter – visitor says he once saw #ArseneWenger in Sardinia wearing budgie smugglers
@ThomRobinson Man to his wife in Morrisons: “Well you won’t find tarragon here.” #hayfestival