Rosen, Cowell and Baddiel join Hay Festival schools programme

Michael Rosen, Cressida Cowell and David Baddiel are among the children’s writers taking part in Hay Festival’s 2019 schools programme.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hay Festival announces free autumn schools programme

Hay Festival has unveiled its free autumn programme for schools including a dedicated Winter Weekend, in-person Beacons Project and Welsh Scribblers Tour events.   Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-09-13 22:26:58 UTC ]
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Reading is Magic Festival returns with Cowell, Rosen and Biddulph

The Reading is Magic Festival, a children's digital books festival created during last year’s lockdown and inspired by Cressida Cowell, will return this autumn as a five-day event. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-06-24 03:36:26 UTC ]
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Sparkes and Karadog to join Hay Festival Scribblers Tour

YA and children’s writers Jenny Valentine, Ali Sparkes, Aneirin Karadog, Brian Conaghan and Patrice Lawrence will join the Hay Festival Scribblers Tour to visit thousands of young people across Wales.   Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-04 03:07:51 UTC ]
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Puffin on hunt for 80 new schools to join World of Stories programme

Puffin is looking for 80 primary schools to join the Puffin World of Stories programme, as part of a wider mission to close the creativity gap.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-04-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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McEwan and Winterson join Hay line-up as full 2019 programme revealed

Ian McEwan and Jeanette Winterson are among the authors joining Hay Festival this year as the 2019 programme is unveiled, with a new EU project launching. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Philippe Sands joins Hay Festival board

Author and prominent human rights barrister Philippe Sands QC has joined Hay Festival’s board of directors.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-01-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Jonathan Godfrey joins Hay Festival board

Hay Festival has appointed Jonathan Godfrey OBE, former principal of Hereford Sixth Form College, to its board of directors. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Bernie Sanders joins 30th Hay Festival line-up

US senator Bernie Sanders, Man Booker Prize winner Paul Beatty, veteran director Ken Loach and actress Charlotte Rampling are among the famous names on the line-up for the 30th Hay Festival. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-04-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Lumley joins book festival programme

Actress Joanna Lumley is among the names lined up for the 10th Borders Book Festival in Melrose later this year. Continue reading at BBC News

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Yorkshire comic festival launches donation drive for libraries and schools

A comic art festival based in Yorkshire is encouraging the public to donate new and used comic books to its organisation, which will then distribute copies to schools and libraries. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-08-21 00:12:55 UTC ]
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O'Farrell, Whitehead, Osman and Slimani join Cheltenham Festival line-up

Maggie O'Farrell, Colson Whitehead, Richard Osman and Leila Slimani are among authors confirmed for the Times and Sunday Times Cheltenham Literature Festival this year. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-08-12 10:43:33 UTC ]
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Cowell and Duchess of Cornwall launch flagship school libraries project

Waterstones Children's Laureate Cresside Cowell and the Duchess of Cornwall have visited a school in Wandsworth, south London, to open a "life-changing" library. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-06-21 16:23:10 UTC ]
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Bradford Literature Festival returns as hybrid event with Moran, Wilson and Rosen

The Bradford Literature Festival will return from 25th June to 4th July with a mix of live and free online events including appearances from Caitlin Moran, A A Dhand, Jacqueline Wilson and Michael Rosen.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-05-17 06:32:50 UTC ]
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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... Continue reading at British Council global

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Cowell and Bilston join early line-up for Independent Bookshop Week

Initial plans for this year's Independent Bookshop Week have been announced with Cressida Cowell designing a celebratory tote bag, a special Brian Bilston poem and early releases. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-03-01 07:02:04 UTC ]
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Oloixarac and Umoren win Eccles Centre & Hay Festival Writer’s Award

Novelist Pola Oloixarac and historian Imaobong Umoren (pictured) have been named as the 2021 winners of the Eccles Centre & Hay Festival Writer’s Award. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-26 17:20:13 UTC ]
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Hay Festival’s Difficult Autumn: Two Separate Matters

In two unresolved cases that have come to light recently, the highly regarded Hay Festival finds itself dealing with sensitive allegations from within its ranks. By Porter Anderson, Editor-in-Chief | @Porter_Anderson Challenging Developments rom many vantage points, no international literary... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-10-29 17:32:33 UTC ]
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Eccles Centre & Hay Festival Writer’s Award shortlist revealed

The six-strong shortlist for the 2021 Eccles Centre & Hay Festival Writer’s Award has been revealed, featuring yet-to-be-published authors from the UK, Spain, Argentina and Chile. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-05 07:41:55 UTC ]
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Audible joins partners for Cheltenham Festival

Audible is among four new partners joining with the Times and Sunday Times Cheltenham Literature Festival to deliver the charity's "hybrid" event this year.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-18 11:28:31 UTC ]
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