HowTheLightGetsIn 2020
22-25
May

Catch your Earlybird tickets while you can!

Nestled in a gorgeous spot beneath the Black Mountains and alongside the River Wye, HowTheLightGetsIn Hay is a truly magical experience. Expect an extravaganza of debates, talks, music, comedy and more, taking place from 22nd-25th May.

Festival Tickets

Festival Tickets give you access to the full programme of more than 300 events over the four day May 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.

Festival Ticket

Festival Tickets give you access to the full programme of more than 300 events over the four day May 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.

Ticket prices are subject to delivery charge and booking fee. All ticketholders receive their tickets and a free print programme in the post.

Presale: Sold Out
Earlybird: £138.00
Tier 2: £148.00
Tier 3: £168.00
Final: £188.00
Students & Under 25s Festival Ticket

Students and Under 25s get 30% off Festival Tickets! This ticket gives you full access to a huge range of events over the whole weekend.

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

Ticket prices are subject to delivery charge and booking fee. All ticketholders receive their tickets and a free print programme in the post.

Presale: Sold Out
Earlybird: £98.00
Tier 2: £104.00
Tier 3: £118.00
Final: £132.00
Under 12s Ticket

All children aged 12 and under come free to the festival but require a free ticket to enter the site. Simply add a children's ticket to your cart and you will be charged £0 at checkout.

Tier 1: £0.00

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 21st May. Festival Ticket + Camping includes full access to festival events across the May Bank holiday weekend.

Please note:  we do not accept tents which do not fit in a 3mx3m plot.

Festival Ticket + Camping

This ticket gives you full access to a huge range of events over the whole 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.

Ticket prices are subject to delivery charge and booking fee. All ticketholders receive their tickets and a free print programme in the post.

Presale: Sold Out
Earlybird: £158.00
Tier 2: £178.00
Tier 3: £188.00
Final: £208.00
Students & Under 25s Festival Ticket + Camping

Students and Under 25s get 30% off Festival Tickets! This ticket gives you full access to a huge range of events over the whole 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.

Ticket prices are subject to delivery charge and booking fee. All ticketholders receive their tickets and a free print programme in the post.

Presale: Sold Out
Earlybird: £108.00
Tier 2: £124.00
Tier 3: £132.00
Final: £146.00
Festival Ticket + Family Camping

Brand new for 2020, we're introducing a quieter area exclusively for families. To secure your space in our family camping area, please select one Festival Ticket with Family Camping for each adult in your group.

Ticket prices are subject to delivery charge and booking fee. All ticketholders receive their tickets and a free print programme in the post.

Presale: Sold Out
Earlybird: £163.00
Tier 2: £183.00
Tier 3: £193.00
Final: £213.00

 

Festival Gift Tickets

Our printed gift tickets come gift wrapped in a festive envelope at no extra charge -  the perfect solution to your Christmas present puzzle!

Festival Gift Ticket

Festival Tickets give you access to the full programme of more than 300 events over the four day May 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.

Ticket prices are subject to delivery charge and booking fee. Gift tickets arrive in festive wrapping. You will also receive a complimentary print programme in the coming months. 

Earlybird: £138.00
Students & Under 25s Festival Gift Ticket

Students and Under 25s get 30% off Festival Tickets! This ticket gives you full access to a huge range of events over the whole weekend.

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

Ticket prices are subject to delivery charge and booking fee. Gift tickets arrive in festive wrapping. You will also receive a complimentary print programme in the coming months. 

Earlybird: £98.00
Festival Gift 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 21st May. Festival Ticket + Camping includes full access to festival events across the May Bank holiday weekend.

Please note:  we do not accept tents which do not fit in a 3mx3m plot.

Ticket prices are subject to delivery charge and booking fee. Gift tickets arrive in festive wrapping. You will also receive a complimentary print programme in the coming months. 

Earlybird: £158.00
Student & Under 25s Festival Gift Ticket + Camping

Students and Under 25s get 30% off Festival Tickets! This ticket gives you full access to a huge range of events over the whole 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.

Ticket prices are subject to delivery charge and booking fee. Gift tickets arrive in festive wrapping. You will also receive a complimentary print programme in the coming months. 

Earlybird: £108.00

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