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  • Big Impact

    Big ImpactRob Holt (Ryder Cup 2010) and Dan Epstein (London 2012) discuss their environmental policies and legacy with Greenprint Director Andy Fryers.

    Hay Festival 2008, Thursday 22 May 2008, 1.30pm - Segovia Stageaudio available

  • Green Media?

    Green Media?Helen Fraser (Penguin), Jo Confino (Guardian) and Ben Stimson (Sky) talk to film-maker Sasha Norris about being whiter than white and greener than green.

    Hay Festival 2008, Thursday 22 May 2008, 4.30pm - Segovia Stageaudio available

  • The Future of Eden

    The Future of EdenEco superhero Tim Smit dreams the potential of his Eden Project with Rosie Boycott.

    Hay Festival 2008, Thursday 22 May 2008, 6pm - Segovia Stageaudio available

  • Katherine Jenkins talks to Nicola Heywood Thomas

    Katherine Jenkins talks to Nicola Heywood ThomasThe Welsh diva discusses her autobiography Time To Say Hello.

    Hay Festival 2008, Thursday 22 May 2008, 6pm - Sky Movies Cinemaaudio available

  • The Schools Crisis and After

    The Schools Crisis and AfterThe Golden Valley in Herefordshire has just survived an attempt to ‘rationalise’ its schools network. Can village life survive at all in the C21st? How vital is education to its future? Headmaster Chris Barker hosts a debate to launch a new magazine: How Gold is Our Valley. All welcome.

    Hay Festival 2008, Thursday 22 May 2008, 7.30pm - Guardian Stageaudio available

  • John Parker

    Lords of Creation

    John ParkerThe Cambridge University Botanic Garden Director and Professor of Plant Cytogenetics brushes against near- immortality, the truth of sustainability, and the awe-inspiring aesthetic of trees.

    Hay Festival 2008, Thursday 22 May 2008, 7.30pm - Sky Movies Cinemaaudio available

  • Lisa Appignanesi talks to Benna Waites

    Lisa Appignanesi talks to Benna WaitesThe author discusses her landmark History of Women and the Mind Doctors from 1800 to the Present Day with the Powys Mental Health chief.

    Hay Festival 2008, Friday 23 May 2008, 2.30pm - Guardian Stageaudio available

  • Country Living Magazine Food and Farming Discussion

    Country Living Magazine Food and Farming DiscussionDo you know where your bara brith from your cullen skink? Why regional specialties are important to the British Isles and why we need to protect them. BBC Radio 4’s Sheila Dillon hosts this debate with food writer Elisabeth Luard, Graham Cassie of Waitrose, Irene Bocchetta of Food From Britain, and Matthew O’Callaghan from the Melton Mowbray Pork Pie Association, to support the Made in Britain Campaign.

    Hay Festival 2008, Friday 23 May 2008, 4pm - Segovia Stageaudio available

  • Toby Faber

    Fabergé’s Eggs

    Toby FaberThe extraordinary story of the masterpieces that outlived the Tsars and an empire.

    Hay Festival 2008, Friday 23 May 2008, 4pm - Sky Movies Cinemaaudio available

  • Jamie Oliver talks to Rosie Boycott

    Jamie Oliver talks to Rosie BoycottThe chef and gastro-revolutionary talks produce, prep and passion.

    Hay Festival 2008, Friday 23 May 2008, 6.30pm - Barclays Wealth Pavilionaudio available

  • Timbuktu and Hay

    Timbuktu and HayCatch up with the twinning projects involving local teachers, doctors and artisans. Films, stories and chat. Chaired by Paul Blezard and introduced by the Mayor of Hay.

    Hay Festival 2008, Friday 23 May 2008, 7.45pm - Segovia Stageaudio available

  • Life on Air: A History of Radio 4

    Life on Air: A History of Radio 4David Hendy talks to Rosie Goldsmith about the makers, myths and treasures of the world’s greatest talk-radio station.

    Hay Festival 2008, Saturday 24 May 2008, 9am - Sky Movies Cinemaaudio available

  • Steve Jones

    Is Evolution Over?

    Steve JonesAfter Darwin, Utopia evolved. From Eden to Erewhon, society changed but people stayed much the same. The geneticist argues that the agents of evolution have lost their power and that—whatever happens to society— humans are stuck with what we are.

    Hay Festival 2008, Saturday 24 May 2008, 10am - Barclays Wealth Pavilionaudio available

  • Ashraf Ghani & Clare Lockhart

    Fixing Failed States

    Ashraf Ghani & Clare LockhartA billion people live in sixty-odd states where terrorism, ethnic conflict, disease, poverty and trafficking thrive. What do we do now? Dr Ghani was Afghan Finance Minister 2002–04.

    Hay Festival 2008, Saturday 24 May 2008, 10am - Guardian Stageaudio available

  • Richard Sennett

    The Craftsman

    Richard SennettThe sociologist pursues a philosophical enquiry into why people work hard and take pride in what they do.

    Hay Festival 2008, Saturday 24 May 2008, 10am - Segovia Stageaudio available

  • Anna Beer

    Milton: Poet, Pamphleteer and Patriot

    Anna BeerThe biographer celebrates the 400th anniversary of the author of Paradise Lost, probably the most politically and religiously engaged poet in the English language. Chaired by author and SBC Literature & Spoken Word director Rachel Holmes.

    Hay Festival 2008, Saturday 24 May 2008, 10am - Sky Movies Cinemaaudio available

  • Cherie Booth

    Cherie BoothThe Matrix Chambers QC specialising in Employment and Human Rights lectures on Women’s Equality: Making your way in a man’s world. Chaired by Francine Stock.

    Hay Festival 2008, Saturday 24 May 2008, 11:30am - Barclays Wealth Pavilionaudio available

  • Adam Nicolson

    Earls of Paradise

    Adam NicolsonIn his arcadian exploration, the historian takes a single great family, the Earls of Pembroke - their wives, children, estates, tenants and allies - and follows their high and glamorous trajectory across three generations of change, nostalgia, ambition, resistance and war from the 1520s to the 1640s.

    Hay Festival 2008, Saturday 24 May 2008, 11.30am - Sky Movies Cinemaaudio available

  • Joanna Trollope talks to Peter Florence

    Joanna Trollope talks to Peter FlorenceThe novelist explores the complexities, the sabotages, and the shifting currents of female friendship in Friday Nights.

    Hay Festival 2008, Saturday 24 May 2008, 11.30am - Segovia Stageaudio available

  • John Barrow

    Cosmic Imagery: The History of Science Through Pictures

    John BarrowThe iconic images that embody our understanding of the natural world and the universe from Robert Hooke’s microscope to Hubble, and from human anatomy to Hiroshima.

    Hay Festival 2008, Saturday 24 May 2008, 11.30am - Guardian Stageaudio available

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