We are pleased to announce the full programme for Hay Festival 2018.

Event HF68

Ali Sparkes


Venue: Starlight Stage
Boy or insect? Josh and Danny are in big bug trouble! Come and hear how to write creep crawly adventures and why you might want to think twice before squishing ants in the future.
7+ years Knapsacks & Ginger Beer
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Event HF156

Easy Peasy Cookery School


Venue: Mess Tent
Join us in making mouth-watering Strawberry Shortcake with Cream, delicious! 

Duration 60 mins. 

5–9 years. Children must be accompanied.
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Event HF69

Flat Stanley

Venue: The Hexagon
One day Stanley wakes up as flat as a pancake, but why worry? He can fly like a kite! Join us to hear his story and make your very own Flat Stanley to pop in the post.
5–7 years Knapsacks & Ginger Beer
See event [HF65]
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Event HF67

Peter Rabbit Puppet Show

Venue: Llwyfan Cymru – Wales Stage
Hop along to this charming storytelling show where The Tale of Peter Rabbit is brought to life. Help Peter escape from Mr McGregor’s garden and send him on his journey.
3–5 years
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Event 250

Dan Cruickshank

The Country House Revealed

Venue: Barclays Wealth Pavilion
The scholar and broadcaster examines the nation’s most spectacular piles in A Secret History of the British Ancestral Home. Chaired by Paul Blezard.
The Secret History of Georgian London - Dan Cruickshank
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Event 251

Justin Lewis

Cardiff Series 3: Climate Change and the Media

Venue: Elmley Foundation Theatre
How have the media informed – or failed to inform – our understanding of climate change? Ranging from news coverage of the environment to the role of advertising in shaping a consumer culture. Chaired by Rosie Boycott.
More about Prof. Justin Lewis' research www.cardiff.ac.uk
For further information and video content, visit www.cardiff.ac.uk/hayfestival
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Event 252

David Acheson

Mathematics, Magic and the Electric Guitar

Venue: Sky Arts Studio
Why are so many people scared of maths? It’s full of wonderful surprises that anyone can enjoy, from mind-reading tricks with the number 1089 to helping to play the electric guitar.
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Event 253

Simon Garfield

Just My Type: A Book About Fonts

Venue: Oxfam Stage
About how Helvetica and Comic Sans took over the world. About why Barack Obama opted for Gotham. About the great originators of type, from Baskerville to Zapf, and about Margaret Calvert, who invented the motorway signs that are used from Watford Gap to Abu Dhabi.
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Event T56

Nominet Trust

Tech Session

Venue: Scribblers Hut
How can you help and support people to get online? Let Internet Buttons show you how! An interactive workshop exploring new ways to get online, and help others discover the internet.
hf2 for teens
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Event HF71

Andy Briggs

Tarzan: The Greystoke Legacy

Venue: Starlight Stage
With the blessing of the Edgar Rice Burroughs estate, comes a Tarzan for the 21st century. The author of Villain.net talks warring guerrillas, poaching, illegal logging and the environment, before putting your survival knowledge to the test.
9+ years Knapsacks & Ginger Beer
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