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Event HF73

The Welsh Venison Centre

Farm Visit

Venue: Meet at Box Office for Bus
Join local agronomist Jonathon Harrington and vet Barney Sampson as they explore farms in the local area. Expedition parties meet at 9am at the box office on the day of their excursion, to return at around 1pm. Limited numbers of self-drive tickets are available too, please contact the box office on 01497 822 629 for more information. On the day please wear suitable footwear and waterproof clothing in case of inclement weather.
 
Andrew and Elaine Morgan kindly welcome us to their deer farm, where the does will be calving; we will be travelling by tractor and trailer, and there will be opportunity to visit the farm shop.
 
With thanks to Andrew and Elaine Morgan of the Welsh Venison Centre.
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Event 522

RIVER WALK 1

Venue: Meet at Box Office for Bus
Join the Wye & Usk Foundation trip around the Wye and its tributaries near Hay to see the rare and unusual creatures that live in the river, and to see what progress is being made to restore the run of salmon.


For all outdoors events and walks we recommend walking boots and warm and waterproof clothing. Please bring packed lunches.
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Event 554

Adele Nozedar

Hedgerow Foraging Walks

Venue: Meet at Box Office
Join Adele Nozedar, author of The Hedgerow Handbook, for foraging walks around Hay.
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Event 250

James Holland

The Dam Busters

Venue: Llwyfan Cymru – Wales Stage
The True Story of the Legendary Raid on the Ruhr on the night of 16 May 1943 when 19 Lancaster bombers delivered Barnes Wallis’ bouncing bombs into the industrial heartland of Nazi Germany.
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Event 251

Wendy Scase

The Vernon Manuscript - An e-Reader on Parchment

Venue: Digital Stage
The medievalist examines the origins and purpose of the unique Vernon Manuscript, an astonishing treasury of literature written in the dialect of the West Midlands over 600 yeas ago, and shows how it changes the story of English.
 
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Event 252

David Lloyd Owen

The Sound of Thirst

Venue: Hay On Earth Stage
A moral, economic and sustainable case for financing the many trillions of pounds needed in the coming decades to ensure safe water for all – and a cleaner Earth.
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Event 253

Dragons’ Innovation Den - Innovation for Sustainability

Venue: The Moot
Four short testimonies followed by a wide-ranging discussion about the role of innovation, which sectors are seeing the biggest change and where the opportunities are to boost the slower moving ones.
 
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Event 254

The Pirates! In An Adventure With Scientists – Screening

Venue: Bookshop Cinema
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.
 
U – rated. 2012. 88’. See also events 53 and 39.
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Event 529

The Princes Drawing School

Venue: The Summer House
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 T15

UK Youth, Nominet Trust & CDi Europe

Is there an app for that?

Venue: Scribblers’ Hut
Twitter, Facebook, Angry Birds – they’re all apps. Come and find out exactly what’s involved in developing and making them, before brainstorming ideas with Nominet’s tech pros to see what else is possible.
 
Duration 60 mins.   14+ years
 
UK Youth, Nominet Trust and CDi Europe work in partnership on Apps for Good, a programme that helps students ready themselves for employment, self-employment and entrepreneurship in the real world. Apps for Good gives students a launch-pad in social enterprise and the exciting world of technology, design and innovation.
 
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 HF74

Chris Bradford

Young Samurai

Venue: Sky Arts Studio
Enter Samurai School and meet the real martial arts master behind this phenomenal series. Hear about the secret fighting art of ninjas and see an awesome samurai sword demonstration.
 
9+ years
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Event HF78

Easy Peasy Cookery School

Venue: The Mess Tent
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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 T16

UK Youth, Nominet Trust and FutureYou

Find the FutureYou

Venue: Scribblers’ Hut
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
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
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
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
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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