Event
starts at
Baillie Gifford StageOxfam MootLlwyfan Cymru – Wales StageHay Festival Foundation StageStarlight StageBBC TentCubeScribblers HutWild GardenThe Grove Restaurant
10:0010:00
HD1. Julia Donaldson and Friends
The Gruffalo is 20!
10:00
38. Danny Dorling and Sally Tomlinson
Rule Britannia! Brexit and the End of Empire
10:00
37. Lucy Cooke and Mark Miodownik
The Royal Society Platform 2: Natural World Wonders
10:00
39. David Rowan
Non-Bullshit Innovation: Radical Ideas from the World’s Smartest Minds
10:00
HD2. Candy Gourlay
Bone Talk
10:00
40. Click
BBC World News
10:00
W2. Cookery Workshop 1
Cook School
10:00
W3. Become a Fake News Detective 1
The Guardian Foundation
10:00
W4. Foraged Art Workshop 1
Rooted Forest Schools
 
10:15 
10:30 
10:45 
11:00                 
11:15                 
11:3011:30
43. Paul Dolan
Happy Ever After: Escaping the Myth of the Perfect Life
11:30
HD3. Michael Rosen
Jelly Boots and Uncle Gobb, and a Bear Hunt
11:30
HD4. Sarah Crossan and Lauren Child
The UK and Irish Children’s Laureates Share Ideas
11:30
42. The Man Booker International Prize Winner in conversation with Bettany Hughes
The Man Booker International Prize 2019
11:30
44. Mia Couto and Wayétu Moore talk to Daniel Hahn
Fictions: Imagining Africa
11:30
45. Free Thinking
BBC Radio 3
11:30
W6. Cookery Workshop 2
Cook School
  11:30
W7. Foraged Art Workshop 2
Rooted Forest Schools
 
11:45   
12:0012:00
W9. Become a Fake News Detective 2
The Guardian Foundation
12:00
DT9. Ticket to Dine
Early Lunch
12:15
12:30               
12:45               
13:0013:00
46. Simon Schama
Rembrandt’s Eyes
13:00
47. Kapka Kassabova talks to Misha Glenny
The British Academy Platform 3: Border – A Journey to the Edge of Europe
13:00
HD5. Malorie Blackman
Noughts & Crosses and Dr Who
13:00
HD6. Chae Strathie
So You Think You’ve Got It Bad? A Kid’s Life in Ancient Egypt
13:00
48. Isabella Hammad and Sarah Ladipo Manyika talk to Oliver Balch
Fictions: In the 20th Century World
13:00
49. Talking Books with Fatima Bhutto and George Alagiah
BBC World News and BBC News Channel
13:00
W10. Cookery Workshop 3
Cook School
   
13:15   
13:30     
13:45     
14:00                  14:00
DT10. Ticket to Dine
Late Lunch
14:15                 
14:3014:30
50. David Nott talks to Rosie Boycott
War Doctor: Surgery on the Front Line
14:30
51. Naomi Wolf
Outrages: Sex, Censorship, and the Criminalisation of Love
14:30
HD7. The Elmer Show
Elmer’s 30th Birthday Surprise
14:30
52. Emily Shuckburgh
Cambridge Series 2: How Will Climate Change Affect Me?
14:30
HD8. Alex Wheatle and Clarrie Mae Bent
Crongton Live
14:30
70. The Essay
BBC Radio 3
14:30
W12. Cookery Workshop 4
Cook School
14:30
W13. Become a Fake News Detective 3
The Guardian Foundation
14:30
W14. Foraged Art Workshop 3
Rooted Forest Schools
14:45
15:00 
15:15 
15:30                 
15:45                 
16:0016:00
55. Carole Cadwalladr
Byline Platform: Damned Lies and Big Data
16:00
56. Venki Ramakrishnan talks to Adam Rutherford
Gene Machine: The Race to Decipher the Secrets of the Ribosome
16:00
HD9. Julia Donaldson, Chris Riddell and Michael Rosen
Flights of Fancy: Stories, pictures and inspiration from Children’s Laureates
16:00
HD10. Bryony Gordon
You Got This
16:00
57. Siri Hustvedt talks to Claire Armitstead
Fictions: Memories of the Future
16:00
58. Talking Books with Nicci Gerrard and George Alagiah
BBC World News and BBC News Channel
16:00
W15. Cookery Workshop 5
Cook School
  16:00
W16. Foraged Art Workshop 4
Rooted Forest Schools
 
16:15   
16:30   
16:45   
17:00                  17:00
DT11. Ticket to Dine
Early Dinner
17:15                 
17:3017:30
60. John Browne talks to Spencer Kelly
Make, Think, Imagine: Engineering and the Future of Civilisation
17:30
59. Bettany Hughes
Hay Festival Founders Lecture: Make Art Not War
17:30
61. Ben Lewis
The Last Leonardo
17:30
62. Daniel Hahn
The Anthea Bell Lecture: The Genius of Getafix
17:30
63. The Dylan Thomas Prize Winner talks to Dai Smith
The 2019 International Dylan Thomas Prize
17:30
64. Inside Science
BBC Radio 4
     
17:45     
18:00       
18:15       
18:30                   
18:45                   
19:0019:00
66. Keir Starmer talks to Philippe Sands
Brexit Britain: The State of the Union
19:00
65. Mary Robinson talks to Emily Shuckburgh
The Kew Gardens Platform: Climate Justice: Hope, Resilience, and the Fight for a Sustainable Future
19:00
67. Elizabeth Day talks to Clemency Burton-Hill
How To Fail: Everything I’ve Ever Learned From Things Going Wrong
19:00
68. Jon Lee Anderson talks to Sophie Hughes
From Che Guevara to Juan Guaidó: Understanding Latin America
19:00
69. Sander van der Linden
Cambridge Series 3: Vaccinating Against Fake News
19:00
53. Tom Sutcliffe with Jeanette Winterson, Naomi Wolf, John Browne
Start the Week
      19:00
DT12. Ticket to Dine
Dinner
19:15     
19:30     
19:45     
20:00                 
20:15                   
20:3020:30
71. Maxine Peake
Shelley’s The Masque of Anarchy 200
  20:30
72. Martin Rees
On the Future Prospects for Humanity
20:30
422. Maurice Gourdault-Montagne, Amanda Levete, Patrick Marnham
Notre Dame de Paris
20:30
73. Nathan Filer talks to Bryony Gordon
Heartland: Finding and Losing Schizophrenia
20:30
404. Stephen Sackur and HARDTalk
BBC News
20:30
74. Xinran, Karoline Kan, Rachael Jolley
Index on China
     
20:45       
21:00       
21:15       
21:30                   
21:45  21:45
75. Ibibio Sound Machine
Doko Mien – Live
               
22:0022:00
76. Sara Pascoe
LadsLadsLads
               
22:15               
22:30               
22:45                 
23:00