HowTheLightGetsIn 2020
22-25
May

In the light of current government policy on social distancing tickets to HowTheLightGetsIn Hay 2020 are no longer on sale at this point. Please see our Info page and the most recent Coronavirus Update for further details.   

Festival Tickets

Festival Tickets give you access to the full programme of more than 300 events over the four day May bank holiday weekend (May 22-25). 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.

This ticket does not include camping. For entry with self-pitch camping please see 'Festival Ticket + Camping' below. For yurts and pre-pitched camping options, select this ticket option and then choose your accommodation on the next page.

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.

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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.

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

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Under 12s Ticket

All children under 12 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.

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Teen Festival Ticket

12-17 year-olds (inclusive) get 50% off Festival Tickets!

This ticket gives you full access to all events over the festival including debates, talks, comedy and music.

Please note that children under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult when entering the festival, with a maximum of two children to each adult.

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

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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 (22-25 May).

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.

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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.

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

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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.

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Teen Festival Ticket + Camping

12-17 year-olds (inclusive) get 50% off Festival Tickets!

This ticket gives you full access to all events over the festival including debates, talks, comedy and music.

Please note that children under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult when entering the festival, with a maximum of two children to each adult.

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

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Festival Day Tickets

Day Tickets grant you access to a full day's programming at HowTheLightGetsIn, including headline music acts, debates from the world's leading thinkers, the hottest comedy from the UK and beyond, award-winning documentaries, DJs and late night parties, and so much more.

Festival Day Ticket - Friday

The Friday Ticket grants you access to the full programme of events on the Friday of the festival.  See the Programme page for full details of events on this day.

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Festival Day Ticket - Saturday

The Saturday Ticket grants you access to the full programme of events on the Saturday of the festival.  See the Programme page for full details of events on this day.

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Festival Day Ticket - Sunday

The Sunday Ticket grants you access to the full programme of events on the Sunday of the festival.  See the Programme page for full details of events on this day.

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Festival Day Ticket - Monday

The Monday Ticket grants you access to the full programme of events on the Monday of the festival.  See the Programme page for full details of events on this day.

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