Hay Festival Digital
Julia Donaldson & Friends
Julia Donaldson and Friends
The Gruffalo author Julia Donaldson is launching a weekly Facebook broadcast in partnership with Macmillan and Scholastic, to entertain families during the Covid-19 pandemic.
Lockdown with Lynda La Plante
Lynda La Plante will be going live every Thursday at 6pm! Join her with a G&T to discuss her novel Buried.
Storytime with Griffin Books!
STORYTIMERS UNITE! We're going online. Join us at 10.30 am every Tuesday and Thursday for our new online Toddler Storytime session. Stories will be read by Griffin Books team members Hollie and Kate, and will include new books and old favourites, plus ideas for simple crafts you can do at home.
Videos will be posted or streamed via the Griffin Books Facebook (griffinbookspenarth) and Instagram (@griffinbooksuk) accounts.
Clare Mackintosh - Meet the Author Online
We're delighted to announce that bestselling author Clare Mackintosh will be joining us for our Meet the Author event.
CWIP's Witty Wednesdays: Kirsty Eyre and Helen Lederer
Helen Lederer talks to Cow Girl author Kirsty Eyre
Hay Festival: Simon Schama - Nationalism in the Age of Global Disaster
The historian Simon Schama explores the isolations and protections of our current situation in a time of Coronavirus, and reflects on the clear and present dangers to society and the world.
Hay Festival: Carlo Rovelli on The Order of Time
The superstar physicist Carlo Rovelli talks about the nature of time and our emotions and his upcoming book, The Order of Time
Dialogue Book Lounge: Lauren Wilkinson
Dialogue Books publisher Sharmaine Lovegrove will be in conversation with Lauren Wilkinson on Instagram live.
Guardian Book Club with Philip Pullman
Author Philip Pullman will talk to Guardian chief books writer Lisa Allardice about The Secret Commonwealth, the second novel in the Book of Dust Trilogy,
Hay Festival: Michael Wood on China
Film maker and historian Michael Wood previews his forthcoming book, The Story of China: A Portrait of a Civilisation and its People
Hay Festival: Roddy Doyle talks to Peter Florence
Roddy Doyle talks to Peter Florence about his eagerly anticipated new novel, Love
Hay Festival: David Jarrett talks to Guto Harri
Dr David Jarrett in conversation with Guto Harri about his acclaimed new book, 33 Meditations on Death
Hay Festival: Jules Hudson on Escape to the Country
TV presenter Jules Hudson talks about the new spin off from the hit rural property series, The Escape to the Country Handbook
Hay Festival: Claudia Hammond on the Art of Rest
Award-winning writer and broadcaster Claudia Hammond talks to Guto Harri about her ground-breaking new book, The Art of Rest.
Hay Festival: Samantha Power talks to Philippe Sands
US diplomat Samantha Power talks to Phillipe Sands about her Pulitzer Prize-winning book, The Education of an Idealist.
Hay Festival: Ilhan Omar talks to Jon Snow
A festival exclusive to launch the memoir of one of America's most charistmatic and heroic politicians, Ilhan Omar, who joins us live from Washington in conversation with the Channel 4 News anchor Jon Snow.
Hay Festival: Daisy Dunn on Of Gods and Men
The classicist Daisy Dunn mines her wonderful collection of stories from Ancient Greece collected in Of Gods and Men, to explore the tales of comedy and tragedy told by Aeschylus, Sophocles, Plautus and Euripides.
Hay Festival: Daniel Susskind on A World Without Work
Oxford University economics professor Daniel Susskind talks about his latest bestseller, A World Without Work
Hay Festival: Lynda Gratton & Andrew Scott talk to Guto Harri
Andrew J Scott and Lynda Gratton talk to Guto Harri about their acclaimed new book, The New Long Life
Hay Festival: Fernando Savater - Imagine the World in the Time of Coronavirus
Fernando Savater, the renowned Spanish philosopher, reflects from his Basque Country home about the immediate effects of the covid19 crisis on our psyche.
Hay Festival: William Dalrymple on The Anarchy
The multi-award-winning historian William Dalrymple, presents The Anarchy, a cautionary tale of the rise of the East India Company.
Hay Festival: Hilary Mantel talks to Peter Florence
The novelist Hilary Mantel discusses the final volume of her Thomas Cromwell trilogy, The Mirror and the Light.
Hay Festival: Allie Esiri, Helena Bonham Carter and Dominic West talk Shakespeare
Celebrated thesps Helena Bonham Carter, Dominic West and friends join Allie Esiri to celebrate the enduring genius of William Shakespeare.
Hay Festival: David Mitchell talks to John Mitchinson
Cloud Atlas author David Mitchell talks to John Mitchison about his eagerly anticipated new novel Utopia Avenue
Hay Festival: Paul Krugman on the Coronavirus
Nobel Prize-winning economist and New York Times columnist Paul Krugman discusses the effect of Covid-19 on the global economy....
CWIP's Witty Wednesdays: Angela Makholwa
Helen Lederer talks to The Blessed Girl author Angela Makholwa
CWIP's Witty Wednesdays: Emma Kennedy
Helen Lederer talks to CWIP judge Emma Kennedy about this week's shortlist
Guardian Book Club with David Nicholls
Acclaimed novelist and screenwriter David Nicholls will talk to Guardian chief books writer Lisa Allardice about his most recent book, Sweet Sorrow.
Orthodox - Unorthodox: Truth and Fiction
Join JW3 and Byte the Book for an evening which will look at orthodox Jewish worlds through different lenses – those of both reality and fiction, exploring how and where they intertwine .
Kid's writing workshop with author Simon Mole
Join author/poet Simon Mole for a special creative writing workshop for children based around his beautiful new picture book, Kites.
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