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Nestled in a gorgeous spot beneath the Black Mountains and alongside the River Wye, HowTheLightGetsIn Hay 2022 will be a truly magical experience. Expect an extravaganza of music, comedy, debates, talks and more, taking place from 2nd - 5th June 2022.

Special Offer now live - Get free access to the HowTheLightGetsIn Winter Revel 2022 on February 12th. 
Our groundbreaking online festival is back - join us for a day long celebration of big ideas featuring 50+ artists and speakers and 30+ unmissable events across 7 virtual stages! Every Hay 2022 ticket grants free access to the virtual festival site. 

 

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Festival Tickets give you access to the full programme of more than 300 events over the four day Jubilee bank holiday weekend (June 2-5). Expect headline music acts, debates with the world's leading thinkers, the hottest comedy, cabaret, and film, along with a host of extra experiences.

This ticket does not include camping. If you want to bring your own tent, select 'Festival Ticket + Camping' below. If you're looking to indulge in our luxury accommodation, this ticket is for you - accommodation booking opens at a later date.

Presale: Sold Out
Earlybird: £128.00
Tier 3: £138.00
Tier 4: £148.00
Final: £168.00
Festival Ticket + Subscription

As well as a full Festival ticket to HowTheLightGetsIn Hay 2022, this ticket gives you a 3 month free trial subscription to our online platform, IAI.tv. Catch up on events you missed at the festival and access a huge range of material on IAI.tv. Get daily articles and videos, along with fortnightly live events and a library of 3000+ debates, solo talks, exclusive interviews and academy courses. All for just £4 more than the festival ticket price compared to the full subscription price of £9.99 a month. 

Presale: £122.00
Earlybird: £132.00

Festival Ticket + Camping

Our camping ground is in a brilliant location immediately opposite the festival site, yet set apart from the hubbub of the festival. Arrive and pitch your tent from the evening of Thursday 2nd June. Festival Ticket + Camping includes full access to festival events across the Jubilee Bank holiday weekend (2-5 June).

Tents must fit in a 3x3 plot. For luxury accommodation, see the Festival Ticket section above.

Presale: Sold Out
Earlybird: £148.00
Tier 3: £158.00
Tier 4: £168.00
Final: £188.00
Camping Ticket + Subscription

As well as a full Festival ticket to HowTheLightGetsIn Hay 2022, this ticket gives you a 3 month free trial subscription to our online platform, IAI.tv. Catch up on events you missed at the festival and access a huge range of material on IAI.tv. Get daily articles and videos, along with fortnightly live events and a library of 3000+ debates, solo talks, exclusive interviews and academy courses. All for just £4 more than the festival ticket price compared to the full subscription price of £9.99 a month.

Presale: Sold Out
Earlybird: £152.00

Students and U-25s - 30% Off

Student Festival Ticket

Students and 12-25 year olds get 30% off Festival Tickets! This ticket gives you full access to a huge range of events over the Jubilee Bank Holiday weekend. Expect headline music acts, debates with the world's leading thinkers, the hottest comedy, cabaret, and film, along with a host of extra experiences and live music.

Please note, this ticket is only valid with a student card or appropriate proof of age.

Presale: Sold Out
Earlybird: £89.60
Tier 3: £96.80
Tier 4: £103.60
Final: £117.60
Student Festival Ticket + Camping

Arrive and pitch your tent from the evening of Thursday 2nd June. Student Festival Ticket + Camping includes full access to festival events across the Jubilee Bank holiday weekend (2-5 June).

Tents must fit in a 3x3 plot. For luxury accommodation, see the Student Festival Ticket above.

Presale: Sold Out
Earlybird: £103.60
Tier 3: £110.60
Tier 4: £117.60
Final: £131.60

U12 Childrens Tickets - FREE

Under 12s can come to the festival for free! For budding space scientists, bookworms, fun-lovers, and thinkers alike, HowTheLightGetsIn has plenty on offer to keep children of all ages busy. The youngest festival goers can enjoy craft and tech stalls plus a play area and fairground rides, while the Hangout hosts games for older children.

Please add a Children's Ticket to your basket for each child joining us so we can confirm your place.These tickets will not be valid without an eccompanying order for adult ticket, at a maximum of 2 children per adult.

Standard: £0.00

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For £50 you can secure your festival ticket at Advance rates, and pay the rest by April 2019.

To redeem, select "Secure your ticket scheme" at checkout.
Friends of the IAI are eligible for 20% off tickets. To redeem, select your IAI Friends single or dual membership at checkout.

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