Last year at Hay Festival, 22 organisations (including the Festival) signed the Assembly Government’s Sustainable Development Charter. Now numbering over 50 organisations, subscribers to the Charter will come together to share cutting edge approaches to sustainable development that can transform organisations and the communities that they are part of.
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The theologian discusses the books shortlisted for this year’s Michael Ramsey Prize with the shortlisted authors. The books by those present are: Holding Together, Beloved Dust, The Re-enchantment of Morality, The Theology of Food, Atheist Delusions and Vulnerable Communion.
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Venue: Graze Restaurant, Festival Site
Celebrate the award of The Michael Ramsey Prize for contemporary theological writing with the Archbishop of Canterbury, Rowan Williams, and fellow judges Simon Russell Beale, Jane Williams, Professor Janet Soskice, Bishop John Inge, Professor Richard Bauckham and Reverend Lucy Winkett.
As part of the day's programme of conversations celebrating this year's Michael Ramsey Prize the Archbishop of Canterbury discusses the work of the world's greatest writer with one of Britain's finest actors.
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In association with The Michael Ramsey Prize and sponsored by Christ College, Brecon
Find out about what has been uncovered at Caerleon from one the archaeologists investigating Isca’s ancient remains, how the discoveries were made, and why so many people have been inspired to explore one of Roman Britain’s most iconic sites for themselves.
Cambridge Series 1: The Mystery of The Last Supper
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Venue: Llwyfan Cymru – Wales Stage
Reconciling conflicting Gospel accounts and scientific evidence, the distinguished Cambridge physicist reveals the exact date of the Last Supper in a definitive new timeline of Holy Week.
Professor Sir Colin Humphreys CBE FREng is Professor of Materials Science and Director of Research in the University of Cambridge and a Fellow of Selwyn College, Cambridge. He founded and directs the Cambridge Centre for Gallium Nitride. This Centre is developing energy-efficient lighting which is so efficient it will enable the UK to close (or not build) eight power stations. He is also researching a new way to purify water in the developing (and developed) world, which will save millions of lives, and to kill hospital superbugs.
He founded and directs the Cambridge/Rolls-Royce Centre for Aerospace Materials, which is developing next generation materials for Rolls-Royce jet engines to make them more energy efficient. He is involved in the public understanding of science, and has given public lectures on science throughout the world. He frequently appears on TV, radio and in the national and international press. He has received many national and international medals for his research. He has been the President of the Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining and he is a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering. On 24 June, 2010 he became the Master of the Armourers and Brasiers’ Company in London.
In addition, he is interested in dating and reconstructing ancient historical events, particularly events recorded in the Bible. His latest book is The Mystery of the Last Supper: Reconstructing the Final Days of Jesus.
Does the emerging language around the low carbon future and how we use energy capture our hearts and minds, convey meaning and drive change? Or leave us cold, cynical and disorientated? New research by E.ON and Onearth explores what turns on and turns off consumers when thinking about energy. Chaired by BBC environment correspondent David Shukman.
The mathematician encounters universes where the laws of physics can change from time to time and from one region to another, universes that have extra hidden dimensions of space and time, universes that live inside black holes, colliding universes, inflationary universes, and universes that come into being from something else – or from nothing at all.
A unique chance to find out how the industry really works from producers and bands. They'll tackle expectations, deals and options on going to major labels, indie or DIY. Includes a performance by Small Engine Repair and a Q&A session. Perfect for bands and individuals with dreams of a future in the music industry.
Dr. Paul Carr looks at the ways in which the Welsh music industry can make the most of the opportunities presented by the emergence of live music.
Rob Parrett is a successful production music composer, apart from his film, television and solo work, has also composed for EMI, BMG, Universal, Sony, Sonoton, Hit Music and numerous other companies.
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In association with UK Youth, Roland and Cool Fossil Music