Hay Festival 2018

Posted on 30/04/2018, in News

A number of our authors will be speaking at this year’s Hay Festival, which runs from 24th May to 3rd June.

Featuring over 600 of the world’s greatest writers, global policy makers, pioneers and innovators in 800 events across 11 days, the festival showcases the latest ideas in the arts, sciences and current affairs, alongside a rich schedule of music, comedy and entertainment for all ages.

Hay Festival brings readers and writers together to share stories and ideas in sustainable events
around the world. The festivals inspire, examine and entertain, inviting participants to imagine
the world as it is and as it might be.

Saturday 26th May
David Almond talks about his new novel, The Colour of the Sun
Natasha Farrant discusses the great tradition of adventure stories with Julia Green

Tuesday 29th May
John Julius Norwich on the history of France
Lauren St John talks about her latest book with fellow children’s author Katherine Rundell

Wednesday 30th May
Edmund de Waal discusses reflections on mortality

Friday 1st June
David Pilling discusses The Growth Delusion

Saturday 2nd June
Rhidian Brook talks about his new novel, The Killing of Butterfly Joe
James Naughtie talks to David Milliband
Lucy Worsley talks about her latest novel for younger readers, Lady Mary
James Naughtie talks to Jon Sopel

Sunday 3rd June
AC Grayling discusses democracy and its crisis
Lindsey Hilsum in conversation with Matthew Heineman on reporting from Syria