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  • Chris Hope

    Cambridge Series: Climate Change

    Chris HopeChris Hope of Cambridge University, contributor to the Stern review and lead author of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, tackles the current climate change issues and sets out where the priorities should be.

    Hay Festival 2010, Thursday 27 May 2010, 10am - The Ritzyaudio available

  • Alex Scarrow

    Alex Scarrow

    Hay Festival 2010, Thursday 27 May 2010, 10am - Guardian Stageaudio available

  • Mark Lynas talks to Andy Fryers

    What Have the Greens Got Wrong?

    Mark Lynas talks to Andy FryersHas ideology blinded the mainstream environmental movement to solutions for some of the major problems facing the world? Mark Lynas, author of Six Degrees and High Tide, discusses why he has changed his views on the big issues including nuclear power, GMOs and organic food with Andy Fryers.

    Hay Festival 2010, Thursday 27 May 2010, 11.30am - The Ritzyaudio available

  • Julie Hearn

    Julie Hearn

    Hay Festival 2010, Thursday 27 May 2010, 11.30am - Guardian Stageaudio available

  • Christopher Lloyd

    Christopher Lloyd

    Hay Festival 2010, Thursday 27 May 2010, 11.30am - Dream Stageaudio available

  • Will Anderson and Sunand Prasad talk to Alok Jha

    Designing Sustainable Homes and Buildings

    Will Anderson and Sunand Prasad talk to Alok JhaIs it possible to build homes and workplaces that are environmentally sound, affordable and a pleasure to live and work in? The former President of the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) and Senior Partner of Penoyre & Prasad LLP, and the author of Homes for a Changing Climate are in conversation with Alok Jha of the Guardian.

    Hay Festival 2010, Thursday 27 May 2010, 1pm - The Ritzyaudio available

  • Hay Writers Circle

    Hay Writers CircleNew writing from the local creative writing group. 

    Entry to this event is free but you must reserve a ticket.

    Hay Festival 2010, Thursday 27 May 2010, 1pm - Elmley Foundation Dream Stageaudio available

  • Paul Dowswell

    Paul Dowswell

    Hay Festival 2010, Thursday 27 May 2010, 1.30pm - Cafeaudio available

  • Spencer Wells and Tristram Stuart talk to John Vidal

    Food for Thought

    Spencer Wells and Tristram Stuart talk to John VidalIt is time for a change in attitudes towards food production and consumption, in the industry and in our own homes. The author of Pandora’s Seed looks to a historical examination of our cultural inheritance for the solutions while the author of Waste spotlights the wastefulness of modern societies. In conversation with the Guardian’s Environment Editor.

    Hay Festival 2010, Thursday 27 May 2010, 2.30pm - The Ritzyaudio available

  • Annie Leonard talks to Jo Fox

    The Story of Stuff

    Annie Leonard talks to Jo FoxThe journalist and film-maker tracks the life of the stuff we use every day, revealing the often hidden impacts of our production and consumption patterns. In conversation with Jo Fox, Deputy Director of The Bigger Picture at Sky.

    Hay Festival 2010, Thursday 27 May 2010, 4pm - The Ritzyaudio available

  • Aged to Perfection

    New Writing by Older People

    Aged to PerfectionAn anthology of new work by older writers as part of the Gwanwyn Festival organized by Age Cymru. 

    Entry to this event is free but you must reserve a ticket.

    Hay Festival 2010, Thursday 27 May 2010, 4pm - Elmley Foundation Dream Stageaudio available

  • Douglas Wilson, Cllr David Jones

    Powys Schools Seminar

    Douglas Wilson, Cllr David JonesAn introduction to Powys County Council’s ambitious plans to modernise all its schools. The Portfolio Holder and Officers from the Schools Service will set out the national picture, describing the work already underway and providing information on the Authority’s most significant investment programme for schools for 30 years. 

    Entry to this event is free but you must reserve a ticket. 

    There will be a collection at the event for the Gwernyfed–Timbuktu schools twinning project and Storymoja, Nairobi.

    Hay Festival 2010, Thursday 27 May 2010, 6.30pm - Guardian Stageaudio available

  • Jesse Norman, John Hopkins, David Jones, Kirsty Williams, Mary Compton

    Powys Schools Question Time Debate

    Jesse Norman, John Hopkins, David Jones, Kirsty Williams, Mary ComptonThe politician and education strategist hosts a panel responding to the Powys Seminar, featuring the headteacher of Gwernyfed High School, the Powys Education Portfolio holder, the local AM and the founder of PACE who is also a past president of the NUT. With questions from the audience.

    Entry to this event is free but you must reserve a ticket.

    There will be a collection at the event for the Gwernyfed–Timbuktu schools twinning project and Storymoja, Nairobi.

    Hay Festival 2010, Thursday 27 May 2010, 8pm - Guardian Stageaudio available

  • Jane Davidson AM

    Sustainable Development Charter

    Jane Davidson AMThe Minister for Environment, Sustainability and Housing launches the Welsh Assembly Government’s charter to encourage organisations in Wales to put sustainable development at the heart of their operations. 

    Entry to this event is free but you must reserve a ticket.

    Hay Festival 2010, Friday 28 May 2010, 10.30am - Oxfam Studioaudio available

  • Noel Kingsbury

    Hybrid: The History and the Science of Plant Breeding

    Noel KingsburyThe colourful story of plant breeding brings together traditional farmers, tribal shamans, eccentric entrepreneurs, dedicated scientists, faceless corporations, bold visionaries, obsessive nerds and the occasional charlatan.

    Hay Festival 2010, Friday 28 May 2010, 1pm - Guardian Stageaudio available

  • Roger Hiorns, Phoebe Unwin, Mick Peter

    The British Art Show Prelude

    Roger Hiorns, Phoebe Unwin, Mick PeterThree of Britain’s most exciting emerging artists, the Turner Prize-nominated artist, the painter and the sculptor use Northrop Frye’s model of seasons/genre to explore some issues in contemporary British art. Chaired by Tom Morton and Lisa Lefeuvre, Curators of British Art Show 7.

    Hay Festival 2010, Friday 28 May 2010, 1pm - The Ritzyaudio available

  • Charles Freeman

    A New History of Early Christianity

    Charles FreemanFrom marginal beginnings in Judea Christianity grew into a global, state-sanctioned religion, as vibrant and incredibly diverse movements were brought into orthodox order at the cost of intellectual and spiritual vitality

    Hay Festival 2010, Friday 28 May 2010, 2.30pm - The Ritzyaudio available

  • Christopher Lloyd

    What on Earth Evolved: 100 Species That Changed the World

    Christopher LloydWhich species have been the most successful? How do life forms adapt to a world dominated by nearly seven billion humans?

    Hay Festival 2010, Friday 28 May 2010, 4pm - Guardian Stageaudio available

  • Chris Stephens

    Tate at Hay 1: Henry Moore

    Chris StephensThe curator of Tate Britain’s current exhibition of Henry Moore reveals a darker, edgier side to one of Britain’s most enduringly popular artists.

    Hay Festival 2010, Friday 28 May 2010, 4pm - The Ritzyaudio available

  • Professor Howard Williamson CBE, Karen Doherty, Hilary Hodgeson, Derek Browne and Dan Sutch

    UK Youth Debate: Vision, Not Division

    Professor Howard Williamson CBE, Karen Doherty, Hilary Hodgeson, Derek Browne and Dan SutchWhat young people need, but schools can’t deliver. Chaired by Susanna Reid.

    Entry to this event is free but you must reserve a ticket.

    Hay Festival 2010, Friday 28 May 2010, 4pm - Oxfam Studioaudio available

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