Miners, smelters, teachers, and Mams have been the quiet unsung heroes of Welsh history. But there have been hidden villains as well – disease, poverty, inferiority, and hypocrisy. Are these the real heroes and villains of Welsh History?
The science writer celebrates the centenary of the genius mathematician and code-breaker, who deciphered the German naval cables in WWII, and demonstrates the encryption techniques on his own, original Enigma Machine.
To join the Royal Welsh Show lunch and visit with Adam at Trevithel Court this afternoon, arranged with Sunderlands and Thompsons LLP, please contact John and Helen Price at Llwynberried on 01497 847326 for tickets. Lunch starts at 1.30pm.
Peter Lord’s film based on Gideon Defoe’s book - Pirate Captain (Hugh Grant) sets out on a mission to defeat his rivals Black Bellamy and Cutlass Liz for the Pirate of the year Award. The quest takes Captain and his crew from the shores of Blood Island to the foggy streets of Victorian London.
Calling all aspiring wildlife photographers! Bring your camera for some twitching and snapping with an RSPB pro.
Duration 120 mins. 11+ years
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 email@example.com and bring a copy on the day.
Come ready to scribble, illustrate, scuff, scratch and sniff your surroundings with spy-style tasks and assignments with the leading lights of guerrilla geography.
The Geography Collective is exactly that, a collective of geography activists, teachers, therapists, academics, artists and guerrillas. They’ve come together to encourage young people to see our world in new ways. In 2011 their first Mission:Explore book won the National Trust/Hay Festival Outdoors Book Award.
The winner of the Prix Goncourt HHhH is a thriller about two Czech parachutists sent on a daring mission by London to assassinate Reinhard Heydrich - chief of the Nazi secret services; The Girl Who Fell From The Sky parachutes an SOE spy into Occupied France to reconnect with a nuclear physicist in Paris.
What would you do if you found yourself up to your eyeballs in jellybabies, or in a terrible tangle of noodle-doodles? Hear about Ruby and Jackson’s trials and tribulations with the very cute but very emotional ‘Thing’.
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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