Join us at Hay 2019

29th March 2019 | News

This year we will once again be at the Hay Festival. Following last year’s successes, this year we will have two events!

Find out more and book your tickets below:

Lord Paul Boateng in conversation with Neil Pearson
Tuesday 28 May 2019, 7pm
Llwyfan Cymru – Wales Stage

The UK’s first black Cabinet minister discusses how books have influenced him. From reading donated books in sub-Saharan Africa’s first children’s library to working for the development of Africa at government level, Lord Boateng will share his unique perspective on how books can shape people, communities and countries’ futures. Chaired by bibliophile and actor, star of Bridget Jones, Drop the Dead Donkey and Between the Lines Neil Pearson. Book now

Onjali Q Raúf, Sita Brahmachari and Emma Taylor
Event #HD32
Tuesday 28 May 2019, 1pm
Starlight Stage

Join authors Onjali Q Raúf, Sita Brahmachari and Emma Taylor from Book Aid International as they discuss the realities of refugees’ experiences and how they’re represented in literature. From general ideas like kindness and friendliness, to more practical advice like raising money and which donated household goods refugee camps are most in need of. Chaired by Farrah Serroukh, who leads the Centre for Literacy in Primary Education’s Reflecting Realities research project. Book now

If you’ll be at Hay, we hope to see you there so that you can be part of the conversation about how books change lives.

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