The Hinterland Festival began life as the Hay/Kells Festival in 2013, in collaboration with the Hay (Wales) Literary Festival. In 2017 it evolved into Hinterland and has now run numerous events under this name. Now celebrating it's 10th year it's guests have included all the leading Irish fiction writers (Colm Tóibín, Sebastian Barry, Roddy Doyle, Anne Enright, Joseph O’Connor, John Boyne, Liz Nugent) and a number of major UK writers and artists (Germaine Greer, Jung Chang, Jeremy Paxman, Brian Eno, Ben Okri, Hanif Kureishi, Jeannette Winterson, Louis de Bernières).
Hinterland 2022 returns with a bumper in person programme.
It takes place June 23rd - 26th with exciting events from national and international artists including Val McDermid, John Altman, Deirdre Kinahan, Michael Brunnock, Marty Morrissey, Diarmaid Ferriter, Noah Griffen, Michael Harding & Declan O'Rourke .
Please note that the details of events listed above are provided by the relevant Local Authorities.