Hay Festival 2019 Programme

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Event HF78

Easy Peasy Cookery School

Venue: The Mess Tent
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The fantastic team behind Local to Ludlow return to Hay with their mobile culinary school. Using locally sourced ingredients they teach children how to cook delicious snacks from scratch.
 
Duration 60 mins.   5-9 years
 
No adult ticket required, but children must be accompanied for this cookery session.
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Event HF75

Korky Paul

Winnie the Witch

Venue: Big Tent
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We’re celebrating our 25th Birthday with Winnie - hooray! Join Korky for an energy-filled event of quick sketching and story-book adventure.
 
5-8 years
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Event HF77

Penelope Harper

The Garden Safari

Venue: The Hexagon
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Hear all about Lollipop and Grandpa’s adventures, before heading out on your own garden safari to hunt for mini-beasts.
 
3-5 years
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Event HF76

StoryBoard and Young Film Academy

Eureka Movie Project

Venue: Starlight Stage
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Following last year’s fabulous launch at Hay Fever, the ground-breaking collaboration: a major motion picture, made for kids by kids is back. Let loose your wildest ideas for the big screen, and the Eureka moment could be yours.
 
Duration 75 mins.   9+ years
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Event 255

Robin Ince, Carrie Quinlan and Andre Vincent

The Early Edition 5

Venue: Llwyfan Cymru – Wales Stage
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The satirists’ final word on the stories of the day.
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Event 256

Martin Jones

Cambridge Series 8 - What Did You Have For Dinner?

Venue: Sky Arts Studio
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What we used to eat can tell us about the Ancient World. Chaired by Rosie Boycott.
 
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Event 257

Daniel Pick

The Pursuit of the Nazi Mind: Hitler, Hess and the Analysts

Venue: Barclays Pavilion
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How British intelligence in 1941 debriefed and assessed the captured Rudolf Hess, and how US agents used Freudian analysis on Hitler in an attempt to understand the psychological bases of their Nazi convictions.
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Event 258

Alan Brooks

Pevsner’s Herefordshire

Venue: Big Tent
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We’re delighted to launch this architectural survey of local treasures, from Kilpeck and Abbeydore to the marvels of Hereford, Leominster and Ledbury. Chaired by Simon Bradley.
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Event 259

Creative Intent - Innovation for Sustainability

Venue: Hay on Earth Stage
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Do you have an idea for a project or innovation but don’t know where to start or have you already started but are bogged down? This open session of design and creativity will equip you with new tools for your projects.
 
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Event 559

WORLD MUSIC AND CULTURAL SUSTAINABILITY

Lisa Jen, Martin Hoyland, Ben Mandleson and Alan James talk to Eluned Haf

Venue: The Moot
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9Bach musicians join WOMEX and Cerdd Cymru Music Wales to discuss the challenges of sustaining and promoting world music traditions.
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Event T16

UK Youth, Nominet Trust and FutureYou

Find the FutureYou

Venue: Scribblers’ Hut
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Where do you want to be in ten years' time? Do you know how to find your dream job? Get hands-on in this interactive session to discover how you can achieve your goals and ambitions. Tweet your dream job and find out from the experts how to get it. The future you starts at Hay Festival 2012.
 
Duration 60 mins14+ years
 
Each young person attending this workshop must fill in the Permission Form available for download here. Please send the form in advance to admin@hayfestival.org and bring a copy on the day.
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Event HF80

Daniel Blythe

How to write Dr Who

Venue: Starlight Stage
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Discover how to pen the exciting and dangerous worlds with the creator of Shadow Runners.
 
12+ years
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Event HF82

Easy Peasy Cookery School

Venue: The Mess Tent
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The fantastic team behind Local to Ludlow return to Hay with their mobile culinary school. Using locally sourced ingredients they teach children how to cook delicious snacks from scratch.
 
Duration 60 mins.  5-9 years
 
No adult ticket required, but children must be accompanied for this cookery session.
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Event HF79

Emma Dodd and Kelly Gerrard

An Eygptian Escape

Venue: Digital Stage
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Join the wonderful team behind the Charlie and Bandit graphic novel series as they whisk us back in time to the land of the Pharaohs.
You'll be creating your very own comic strip with help from Emma and Kelly, so make sure you bring a pad and pencil!
 
7+ years
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Event HF81

Penelope Harper

The Garden Safari

Venue: The Hexagon
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Hear about Lollipop and Grandpa’s adventures, before heading out on your own garden safari to hunt for mini-beasts.
 
3-5 yrs
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Event 530

The Princes Drawing School

Venue: The Summer House
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Come to the Pop Up Studio and learn how to look and to draw with the only art school dedicated to drawing from observation. Spend a morning drawing and change the way you see! Suitable for all ages and abilities. No equipment required.
 
FREE BUT TICKETED
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Event SC6

RWCMD Jazz Time

Venue: The Sound Castle
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THE ROYAL WELSH COLLEGE OF MUSIC AND DRAMA
 
The hugely successful RWCMD Jazz Time club will be in residence at The Sound Castle doing masterclasses with the mainstage musicians and playing a free concert every day at 12-1pm.
 
From stunning improvisations to highly charged ballads, reggae to contemporary world grooves Paula Gardiner presents some of the most exciting young musicians on the scene including Joe Webb Trio, Melly - Underneath The Umbrella Tree, Alex Haines, Lloyd Haines, Huw Williams with Greg Sterland, Margot Morgan - Your Voice, Dan Smith, Greg Cordez, The James Clark Quintet, P.C.'s Tribute to Ornette, Ben Treacher, Jasmine Power, Tom Ollendorf Quartet, Cat Wright Trio and Jonas Seetoh and Band.
 
FREE BUT TICKETED
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Event 260

Nicholas Ostler

The Last Lingua Franca - The Rise and Fall of World Languages

Venue: Barclays Pavilion
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In their time, Greek, Latin, Arabic, Sanskrit and Persian have each been world languages, sweeping the globe for centuries at a time. And yet they have all been displaced, just as the linguist predicts English will be. With a working knowledge of twenty-six languages, Nicholas now runs an institute for the protection of endangered languages.
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Event 261

Claudia Roden and Jose Pizarro talk to Michael Jacobs

The Rose Gray Tabletalk: Spanish Food

Venue: Sky Arts Studio
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The peerless food-writer, author of The Food of Spain, is joined by the top Spanish chef, author of Pizarro: Seasonal Spanish Food to celebrate one of the great gastronomic cultures of the world.
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Event 262

Joanne Harris talks to Paul Blezard

Peaches for Monsieur le Curé

Venue: Llwyfan Cymru – Wales Stage
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When Vianne Rocher receives a letter from beyond the grave, she has no choice but to follow the wind that blows her back to Lansquenet, the village where, eight years ago, she opened a chocolate shop.
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