Event 59

Bettany Hughes

Hay Festival Founders Lecture: Make Art Not War

Virtual venue: Oxfam Moot

The historian tells the story of extraordinary, transformative projects helping refugee stonemasons to begin to rebuild the shattered treasures of Syria. The new, trainee masons, artisans and artists are both women and young men. The lecture is illustrated with film footage from Hughes’ documentaries about the project. Chaired by Peter Florence.

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