Come and meet the much-adored creator of The Adventures Of The Dish And The Spoon and Three By The Sea. Packed full of handmade surprises, tips on how to make your very own book and a sneak peek at Traction Man and the Beach Odyssey out in July.
Join us in making mouth-watering Strawberry Shortcake with Cream, delicious!
Duration 60 mins.
Each young person attending this workshop without an accompanying adult must fill in the Permission Form available for download here. Please send the form in advance to firstname.lastname@example.org and bring a copy on the day.
Join Hay Fever’s illustrator Hannah Shaw, and Judith Oakley, a passionate marine biologist, in a celebration of Welsh seas as they launch the exciting Wales Environment Link Summer of Seas campaign and Welsh Marine Photography Competition.
The Hemlock Cup: Socrates, Athens and the Search for the Good Life
Event 149 • •
Venue: Barclays Wealth Pavilion
The classicist and historian profiles the soldier, lover, democrat, philosopher, and vigorous citizen of one of the greatest capitals on earth, until his beloved Athens turned on him, condemning him to death by poison.
Cambridge Series 6: Opening Pandora’s Box – A New Look at the Industrial Revolution
Event 151 • •
Venue: Elmley Foundation Theatre
Eminent economic historian Professor Sir Tony Wrigley explains how fossil fuel allowed the Industrial Revolution to continue and sustained economic growth to occur. He explains why all previous industrial revolutions foundered, and why this one has opened Pandora's Box, releasing previously unknown new forces: massively greater standards of living and unprecedented environmental and social perils.
Hay Festival runs for ten days with a packed programme of debates and conversations with poets and scientists, novelists and historians, artists and gardeners, comedians and musicians, film makers and politicians.
Hay Fever - our festival for families and children, runs across the ten days of the festival where children have the chance to meet and talk to their favourite writers and take part in workshops to create wonderful memories and develop new skills in imaginative thinking and self expression.
Hf2 is our festival for teenagers - with an awesome line-up featuring the movers and shakers of Young Adult writing, Hf2 is a mind-blowing experience for 13-plus.
We care passionately about our environment. Hay-on-Earth debates the latest thoughts on climate change and environmental awareness.
In 2006 we started the Hay-on-Earth Project to audit, address and change our ecological sustainability.
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