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May 2019
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#SharedEurope – Éric Vuillard at Hay Festival

May 27 | 1:00 am - 3:00 pm
Hay-On-Wye,
Powys, Wales United Kingdom
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Éric Vuillard talks to Philippe Sands Vuillard’s gripping The Order of the Day, a mesmerising work of black comedy, won the Prix Goncourt in 2017 and is regarded as one of the great contemporary novels. It tells the story of the pivotal meetings that took place between the European powers in the run-up to World War Two. What emerges is a fascinating and incredibly moving account of failed diplomacy, broken relationships and the catastrophic momentum that led to conflict.

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#SharedEurope- Irena Edwards, Joep de Roo and Sneška Quaedvlieg-Mihailović with Justin Albert at Hay Festival

May 30 | 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Hay-On-Wye,
Powys, Wales United Kingdom
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Join European heritage experts as they tackle questions of local loyalties in relation to the cosmopolitan ideal of world citizenship: what does this all mean for how Europeans relate to Britain today? Dr Irena Edwards is Chairman of the Czech National Trust, Joep de Roo runs the European projects Innocastle and OpenHeritage, Sneška Quaedvlieg-Mihailović is Secretary-General of Europa Nostra. Chaired by Justin Albert, Director of National Trust Wales and Trustee of the International National Trusts Organisation.

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June 2019
£10

#SharedEurope – Axel Scheffler at Hay Festival

June 2 | 2:30 am - 4:00 pm
Hay-On-Wye,
Powys, Wales United Kingdom
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The German-born illustrator, creator with Julia Donaldson of The Gruffalo, has brought together forty-five artists from across Europe to share their powerful illustrations of the European Union’s shared past and our unsure future. Scheffler’s acceptance speech at the British Book Awards last year was one of the most passionate and articulate hymns to Europe of recent years. He introduces the artworks, and talks about the project with Katya Adler. Drawing Europe Together will be on show onsite at Hay Festival…

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