Hay-on-Wye’s 40th Anniversary of Independence

On April 1st 2017 Hay-on-Wye celebrates its 40th year of independence.

The celebrations in Hay-on-Wye kick off with a procession formed by pupils from the local primary school, who are dressed as characters from books.
This is followed by a message from the King of Hay, King Richard, and a speech from Prince Derek.
Following the speech a lucky few are knighted by the Prince and the festivities begin.

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