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Your chance to plan and design an entire gas network using scale models and expert advice. You’ll need to think about where the gas comes from, how it is moved around, who uses it, and how it is used. Are you up for the challenge?
The batsman, former England Test captain, Telegraph columnist and author of Calling The Shots and Time To Declare previews this summer’s Ashes series. Chaired by Tom Holland.
The former Whitehall insider unravels the stories of several crucial and controversial British foreign policy challenges since the Second World War, from the Korean War to the Falklands conflict.
From volcanoes to nanotechnology, four researchers talk about what we are only just finding out. Chaired and introduced by Nobel Prize-winning geneticist, John Sulston FRS.
An exploration of the lives of the ordinary people of Pompeii and Herculaneum, the two cities on the Bay of Naples that were buried by the catastrophic volcanic eruption of Mount Vesuvius in AD 79. The plaster-cast bodies of the victims are the most vivid and shocking reminders of the horrific event that made Pompeii famous, but who were these men, women and children so cruelly frozen in time?
The Professor of Management Studies at the SaïdBusinessSchool at the University of Oxford offers a lucid and revelatory analysis of Why The Corporation Is Failing Us And How To Restore Trust In It.
How do we take the individual professionals’ ideas and innovations and raise them to a country-wide scale across Wales? How could we measure the benefits, join the dots and really get organisations working together? Jane Davidson, INSPIRE Director at University of Wales, Steve Evans, Industrial Sustainability Research Director at Cambridge University, and Mat Roberts, Head of Sustainability at Landmarc Support Services, discuss with TYF’s Andy Middleton.
Children get to handle dinosaur bones and other fossils, and then play with the noises dinosaurs might have made before joining in the soundtrack for an interactive reading of the museum’s Albie The Dinosaur story.
Where is your energy going to come from – gas, nuclear, wind, coal, oil, hydro or solar? These are the questions facing some of the best brains in the country right now. This is your chance to see if you can provide the answer. Take part in this hands-on, interactive workshop, which includes quizzes and competitions.
What would you do if you had to power the UK? Kate, Marcus and Mark get to grips with how to generate enough energy to keep the lights on and power their appliances. Dependency on overseas supplies, volatile fossil fuel prices and the need for a low-carbon economy makes this one of the biggest challenges facing the country. Chaired by Mark Lynas and using the 2050 calculator.
Please come and join us to celebrate the 90th birthday of the great Welsh writer, and the publication of his latest poetry collection. In Speak, Old Parrot he returns to themes of loss, love, medicine and its moral implications, the nature of creativity, Jewish folk tradition and the passing of time.
What happens in this great World Heritage Site biologically? How did it become a protected area? What are the historical events that have shaped its present dynamics? What will happen to it in future?
A personal account of two years spent in one of the least-known but greatest cities on Earth. Using the historic elections of 2011 as a fulcrum, Chaudhuri looks back to the C19th, when the city burst with a new vitality, and towards the C21st when – utterly changed – it seems to be on the verge of another turn.
Sister to Anne Boleyn and seduced by two kings, Mary Boleyn has long been the subject of scandal and myth. Her affair with Henry VIII fuelled the shocking annulment of his marriage to Anne, and Mary is rumoured to have borne his child in secret. Chaired by SJ Parris.
Join us in making Mini Spanish Omelettes, Welsh Sushi, Giant Chocolate Waffles, Sicilian Chicken and No Bake Cheesecakes. The menu will be rotated between sessions on a daily basis.
5–8 years – children must be accompanied
Writer and activist Saci Lloyd’s acclaimed Carbon Diaries is in development with the BBC. Quantum Drop lurches between a shadowy urban sprawl and a dangerous cyberworld. Which is real?
Join this session and start your journey to become a world-class drum-hero.
The rudiments of professional drumming, for beginners and the more experienced player.
Hands-on workshops from Cool Fossil Music Foundation