When is the festival?
HowTheLightGetsIn London 2021 is running from Saturday 18th September to Sunday 19th September. Festival tickets will provide access to all events, including debates, talks, music, comedy, academy and late night parties.

Where is the festival?
HowTheLightGetsIn will take place on the grounds of North London's finest stately home, Kenwood House, at the tip of Hampstead Heath - NW3 7JR.

What are your policies relating to COVID-19?
We've just announced the measures we will be taking to keep everyone as safe as possible at the festival. Click here to view.

Will I be refunded if the event is cancelled?
Yes. If we have to cancel due to circumstances outside of our control, you will have the option to roll your ticket over to a future event, or receive a refund on your ticket.

How do I get a ticket for the festival?
Tickets are on-sale now - get yours here.

How do I apply my discount?
You can apply all discounts at checkout. Enter your discount code into the text box the drop down menu and click 'apply'. Only one discount can be used per ticket.

Can I use my ticket to watch recordings of the events after the festival is over?
Tickets with trial subscriptions to IAI.tv are available. IAI.tv is the festival's sister platform which hosts recording of HowTheLightGetsIn festival debates.

Is camping available at the festival?
Camping is not available at HowTheLightGetsIn London.

Are dogs allowed on site?
Dogs are not allowed on site except guide and service dogs.

Can I bring my own food and drink?
For health and safety reasons, external food and drink other than bottled water is not allowed on site.

I'm having problems buying my ticket
If you're having any issues purchasing your ticket, please email webmaster@artandideas.org.

I have a ticket for another HowTheLightGetsIn festival, can I use that for HowTheLightGetsIn London 2021?
You cannot use tickets for other HowTheLightGetsIn Festivals to access HowTheLightGetsIn London 2021. If you have a rolled-over ticket for HowTheLightGetsIn Hay 2022 that you would like to swap for a ticket to London 2021, drop us an email at enquiries@artandideas.org