Hay Festival Digital 2021

From 26 May to 6 June, more than 200 acclaimed writers, historians, poets and pioneers will appear at Hay Festival 2021, broadcasting for free online.The British Council is supporting a series of six events at the festival, including the opening gala event ‘A Night of Hope’, featuring HRH The Duchess of Cornwall, Stephen Fry, Elif Shafak, Simon Scharma, Maggie Aderin-Pocock and Rob Brydon, and chaired by classicist Natalie Haynes.Other events include journalist George Monbiot on how to live within our planet’s means, acclaimed Welsh-language poet Mererid Hopwood, winner of the Merky Books New Writers Prize Hafsa Zayyan, Caleb Azumah Nelson, and bestselling crime author Val McDermid on her new graphic novel.How to watchThe events are available to watch live, free of charge on the Hay Festival’s website, and can be viewed for free for 24 hours after the live broadcast.Audiences can register for an event in advance to receive updates (see links to individual events below).ProgrammeWed 26 May, 8pm – 9.30pm (BST / UTC+1)OPENING GALA: A NIGHT OF HOPEFeaturing HRH The Duchess of Cornwall, Richard Eyre, Jessica Raine, Stephen Fry, Theresa Lola, Romola Garai, Charly Arrowsmith, Louise Brealey, Sindhu Vee, Rob Brydon, Elif Shafak, Juno Dawson, Clemency Burton-Hill, Simon Schama, Rufus Mufasa, Hafsa Zayyan, Margaret Busby, Hollie McNish, Karl Nova, Guvna B, Maggie Aderin-Pocock, and more. On the opening night of Hay Festival 2021, writers join forces for an evening of celebration... Continue reading at 'British Council global'

[ British Council global | 2021-05-10 13:40:55 UTC ]
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