Today we are announcing our first few speakers and more debates for HowTheLightGetsIn Hay 2019 to give you a taste of what's to expect next May.
- Treasury Committee chair and former Education Secretary, Nicky Morgan, debates equality and difference in 'More Than Equal'
- Eminent mathematician and Hawking collaborator Roger Penrose defends his new theory of how it all began in 'Universes and Fairytales'
- New Statesman journalist Helen Lewis explores gender, race and identity in 'Choosing Who We Are'
- CERN theoretician John Ellis debates the state of current physics in 'After the God Particle'
- Orwell prize-winning journalist and author of Exotic England Yasmin Alibhai-Brown examines political correctness in 'Power and Offence'
Plus there's renowned literary theorist Terry Eagleton on evil, author and philosopher of science Massimo Pigliucci, as well as debates on everything from alcohol and anonymity to the limits of love and the end of the west.
With over 200 events, 80 debates & talks, and 100 music acts still to be announced, there's lots to look forward to in 2019. Earlybird prices won't last long - click here for tickets.
Get ready to join us as we return to our magical home of Hay-on-Wye.
Register for Updates