The World's Largest Philosophy and Music Festival

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. We've also just launched our range of premium camping options - click here to browse our selection, and treat yourself to an indulgent stay in the heart of the Black Mountains.

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Festival Programme

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