Hay Festival 2019 Programme

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Event 308

Dragons’ Innovation Den – Sustainable Work and Travel

Venue: The Moot
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Four short testimonies followed by a wide-ranging discussion about how to make the big shift in working patterns and travel - not just commuting but all forms of transport.
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Event 309

Laura Hassan, Suzanne Dean and guests talk to Gaby Wood

Judging a Book by its Cover

Venue: Digital Stage
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What makes the perfect book jacket and why might a jacket not make the cut? The Editorial Director Vintage Classics joins leading designers from across the industry to discuss the publishing process and book design.
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Event 310

The Pirates! In An Adventure With Scientists – Screening

Venue: Bookshop Cinema
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Peter Lord’s animated 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. See also events 39 and 53
 
U – rated. 2012. 88’.
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Event 531

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 T21

You Can Do It with UK Youth and B&Q

Workshop

Venue: Scribblers’ Hut
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Join the experts from B&Q to get hands-on and make a planter (trust us, your gran will love it!). Equip yourself with DIY skills and get stuck in.
 
Duration 90 mins. 14+ years
 
Thanks to enhanced support from B&Q each participant will now receive a complimentary ticket voucher to the value of £10.25
 
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 HF96

Alison Edgson

A Little Fairy Magic Party

Venue: The Hexagon
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Brush off your best wings and join us for a fabulous fairy party, to hear all about Phoebe, a little mouse with big dreams.
 
3-5 years
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Event HF94

Ben Cort

Aliens in Underpants

Venue: Big Tent
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Join the star illustrator of this series, and enjoy a visit from a very special extraterrestrial guest. Sport your best pants over your clothes - there will be prizes!
 
5-7 years
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Event HF97

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 HF95

Tracey Corderoy

Monty & Milli

Venue: Starlight Stage
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Monty and Milli are the best magical mice duo ever! Or they would be if their tricks ever worked. Come and see their adventure brought to life with puppet, magic tricks and games.
 
5-7 years
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Event 524

Foraging walk for families

Venue: Meet at Box Office
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Foraging walk in fields near Festival site with Kate Humble to collect ingredients to accompany a Festival 25th anniversary cake and picnic.
 
Walks organised by Haywalkingfestival.co.uk
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Event 311

John Sutherland and John Crace

The Two Johnnies Do Dickens

Venue: Barclays Pavilion
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The ultra-Prof and the Digested Reads satirist tell you stuff you never realised you needed to know about the bi-centenarist.
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Event 312

Patricia Hodgson

Cambridge Series 9 - Media Freedom and the Public Interest

Venue: Sky Arts Studio
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Phone hacking has put media regulation centre-stage. But will regulation stifle a free press? Where does the public interest really lie? Introduced by Rosie Boycott.
 
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Event 313

Tom Holland

In The Shadow Of The Sword - The Battle for Global Empire and the End of the Ancient World

Venue: Llwyfan Cymru – Wales Stage
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In the C6th the Near East was divided between two venerable empires - the Persian and the Roman. 100 years later one had vanished for ever and the other seemed almost finished. Ruling in their place were the Arabs - an upheaval so profound that it meant, in effect, the end of the Ancient World.
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Event 314

Frances Ashcroft

The Spark of Life

Venue: Big Tent
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The physiologist gives a spectacular account of the body electric, showing how, from before conception to the last breath we draw, electrical signals in our cells are essential to everything we think and do. She takes in vampire bats, Viagra, chilli peppers and Mary Shelley.
 
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Event 315

Creative Intent – Sustainable Work and Travel

Venue: Hay on Earth Stage
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Do you have an idea for an innovation but don’t know where to start? Or have you already started but are bogged down? This open session on design and creativity will teach you new tools to realise your ambitious schemes.
 
Supported by the Welsh Government
 
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Event T22

You Can Do It with UK Youth and B&Q

Workshop

Venue: Scribblers’ Hut
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Join the experts from B&Q to get hands-on and make a planter (trust us, your gran will love it!). Equip yourself with DIY skills and get stuck in.
 
Duration 90 mins. 14+ years
 
Thanks to enhanced support from B&Q each participant will now receive a complimentary ticket voucher to the value of £10.25
 
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 HF100

Alison Edgson

Yuck!

Venue: The Hexagon
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Calling all mini-monsters! Hear about three little terrors before making your own monster-hatchling.
 
5-7 years
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Event HF101

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.   10-14 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 admin@hayfestival.org and bring a copy on the day.
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Event HF98

Frank Cottrell Boyce and Joe Berger

Chitty Chitty Bang Bang Flies Again

Venue: Digital Stage
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A turbo-charged new adventure for Ian Fleming’s fantastical flying car, with the fabulous author of Millions and Framed and the artist behind Bridget Fidget and Berger & Wyse.
 
9+ years
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Event HF99

Guy Bass

Stitch Head

Venue: Starlight Stage
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Celebrate the release of the gruesomely hilarious Stitch Head and The Pirate’s Eye.
 
 
8+ years
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