HowTheLightGetsIn is now taking place online 22-25 May

How do I get a ticket for the online festival?
Tickets are available on our tickets page. You can either buy a festival ticket, or get your ticket as part of a special package including 6 months subsciption to IAI including our video streaming service, podcast platform and ideas magazine. Click here to see ticket options.

I have a ticket for HowTheLightGetsIn Hay 2020, can I use that to get access to the online festival?
You can't use HowTheLightGetsIn Hay 2020 tickets to access the online event. You can either donate the value of your order to our donations appeal, rollover the ticket to receive a HowTheLightGetsIn Hay 2021 ticket, or receive a full refund. Visit the My Accounts page to login and see your options here.


Can I use my ticket to watch recordings of the events after the festival is over?
Festival tickets enable you to view events while they are live only.