A Unique Festival of Ideas and Music

Over 200 events, 80 debates and talks, and 100 music and performance events.

HowTheLightGetsIn Festival returns to Hay-on-Wye next May after a spectacular debut in London this September. On the edge of the Black Mountains, alongside the River Wye, you'll find the world's leading thinkers debating cutting edge ideas as well as an inspiring programme of music, comedy, culture and performance.

A limited number of Earlybird Tickets have just been released - book your place below.

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The HowTheLightGetsIn Story

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What People Say

Festival Programme

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Debates and Speakers

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Music and Performance

Festival Extras

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Food & Drink

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