Hay Festival Tweets of the Day – Saturday 1 June

@LizClifford13 Just saved a lamb from getting run over by the postman. That doesn’t happen in Tottenham #hayfestival
@Pete2Boogie: #firstworldproblems *Alert* the co-op has sold out of The Guardian, but the Spar has a few copies left.
@alexisdimyan Overheard @hayfestival “If a bomb dropped on Hay now, it would wipe out the majority of middleclass population” #hay13
@ashokahir “I wanted to bring a few Higgs Particles with me but they all decayed” a physicist’s joke from Rolf Heuer – “A Remarkable Year @CERN#Hay13
@rcolvile  Am absolutely loving @hayfestival. So many little shops, so many big brains…
@robinlustig: I’ll be heading later today for the digital black hole known as @hayfestival to answer questions from @philippesands at 7pm

Hay Festival Tweets of the Day – Friday 31 May

@CraigMorrison01  Philip glass exits #hayfestival in a helicopter straight off stage that’s rock and roll
@NYR_Jugs88 Portaloo tweet, an ‘ideas tent’, lemongrass pie and PowerPoint stand up comedy, of course I must be at #HayFestival
@Jo_Caulfield My next Tweet will be 1,565,749 characters long & be performed live onstage this Saturday at the Hay Festival hayfestival.com/portal/index.a…
@stevebattle “I trained my attention [on the creative process] the way I would train a dog”, Philip Glass #hayfestival
 @cabbagegrower Many great experiences in my life and the 90 minutes with John Le Carre @hayfestival this afternoon will rank alongside the best. Brilliant.
@GrantRamage Heading up to @hayfestival in the motor with three pork pies, a bottle of Scotch and some Thelonius Monk. Anyone up for an all-nighter?

Hay Festival Tweets of the Day – Thursday 30 May

@MarpleLeaf  Today the challenge at @hayfestival is for our kids to ask a question at each session and discover posh kids’ names.

@MartinRowson I see Etonian hyperwonk David Goodhart’s still trying to breathe life into his @hayfestival non-appearance as greatest attack on freedom…

@RetiringViolet  What happened to the whole “Hay Festival isn’t a political festival” schpiel
@MichaelVaughan Hay Festival was lovely today if a little Muddy… Nice to have a break from Fishing….
@nfshort  @MichaelVaughan Actually you were fantastic. Perfect mix of humour and expert insight. Wish it had lasted all day.
@ElisWilliams2  Next year, as I don’t think anyone will come with me, I am going to the hay festival on my own. I just have to.

Hay Festival Tweets of the Day – Wednesday 29 May

 @lleucuc  waaaaaa Damian Lewis IS IN THE HOUSE #hayfestival. looking all Hollywood in aviators.
@djy12345 Just seen Damien Lewis @hayfestival. How do I know he’s not wearing one of those special waistcoats from the telly?
@HermsLawton Getting funny looks on the train in my stripey wellies but they are essential for muddy @hayfestival
@MegClement Help me Twitter I am going camping at Hay festival and I am frightened I will die of cold.
@CarolineCraig I had the best chip of my life at Hay festival this weekend.

@_pepperpot  The film ‘Idiocracy’ becomes more realistic every day/Oxford professor in Let’s Say Something Controversial shocker.

@HolSmale “Is there a beer tent?” My father has priorities.

Hay Festival Tweets of the Day – Tuesday 28 May

@InterestingLit #OnThisDay in 1988, the first ever Hay Festival began at Hay-on-Wye. Events included readings by Carol Ann Duffy and Arnold Wesker

@trillingual Like David Goodhart, I haven’t been invited to speak at the Hay Festival either – a shocking attack on my free speech.

@danzyhowells Most of hay festival kitted out in hunters today. All colours. :)

@sarfrazmanzoor Overheard at @hayfestival yesterday: ‘My gout’s returned- I think it’s because of all that dancing at the party last night.’

@CeejaytheAuthor Am now at the point in my preparations for Hay Festival when I can’t remember for the life of me what my book is about.

@IrrepressyBecky could I get to the Hay festival within 45 minutes that’s the question

@dgp202 I want to win the Bollinger Everyman Wodehouse award someday. Or I want to buy a pig. Whatever comes first really.

Hay Festival Tweets of the Day – Monday

@MartinChilton  @simonmontefiore tells @hayfestival that #Stalin mum gave ‘Hello-style interviews to Russian press which horribly embarrassed the dictator’
@MissHClose  Best audience question so far @hayfestival, asked of Pixar’s Bobette Buster: “So what do you actually do?” #hay13
@Beaconsgirl  Overheard at #hayfestival ‘half the people here look like they got dressed in the dark’ – but surely crumpled linen is the literati look!
@JesseKAdler That’s it for me, I’m Hayed out. Mind blow, slightly tanned, booked in for next year :) Bye #hayfestival #hay13
@CastleJohnF I love @hayfestival. You can ask a stranger what they’re reading and they don’t look at you like you’re an alien!
@kathycumming  Overheard at #hayfestival Part 5) “these are the most inorganic organic sausages I’ve ever eaten”

@HerbieHerb  At #hayfestival among the guardianistas she sometimes wanted (insecurely) #Pernod & black instead of #Pims just once. #micropoetry

Hay Festival Tweets of the Day – Sunday

@nurturinglife  Amusing that so many journalists actually paid for tickets after the free allocation was snapped up #Bernstein

@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.”

@Kit_Chapman @acgrayling on God at #hayfestival today: “Most of us want to believe, think we believe. Those who actually believe are dangerous”.
@sarahchurchwell Wonderful talk from Hans Blix @hayfestival. On our responsibility in Iraq: “If you break the pot, you own it.”
@henrymackley Are there any beardie hipsters left in east London this weekend, or are they all at @hayfestival ?
@kathycumming Jon Snow rocking double olive corduroy @hayfestival
@MartinChilton Football talk in #Hayfestival Telegraph Tent with @henrywinter – visitor says he once saw #ArseneWenger in Sardinia wearing budgie smugglers
@BoldOmi Woman in front of me in the queue for Colm Toibin has 2 bow and arrow sets. Hope she’s not an aggrieved reviewee. #hayfestival
@discojunk  I once met Ian McEwan at the #hayfestival I was pregnant and he signed ‘child in time’ to unborn baby, love that book

Hay Festival Tweets of the Day – Saturday

@ThomRobinson Man to his wife in Morrisons: “Well you won’t find tarragon here.” #hayfestival
@nicola_blunders Didn’t go to Caitlin Moran. Had a Jack Daniels instead.

@Hannah_Furness Lovely line from @indiaknight with @mariellaf1 at #HayFestival today: “I approve of appetite for all things.”

@gazpachodragon I’m so very in love with #hayfestival. It’s like another world. A cleverer, quainter, more hopeful world.

@naomidoerge Casual sighting of Hugh Dennis, restrained myself from begging him to ‘SAY SOMETHING FUNNY’

@simonmayo Arriving at @hayfestival everyone asked to check in their Guardian for a complimentary Telegraph.
Some respect must go to Jesse Norman for actually re-tweeting the following:
@kathycumming And finally, after Day 1 at #hayfestival I can conclude that Jesse Norman MP is a complete prat
And quote of the day must surely go to Will Self describing Boris Johnson

He’s an enigma wrapped in a whoopee cushion

Any favourites that you saw which we’ve missed?