The Big Ideas
The world's leading thinkers debate the big ideas of tomorrow.
At HowTheLightGetsIn London we bring together speakers pushing their disciplines forward. We've hosted philosophers and Nobel prize winners, Cabinet ministers and maverick physicists, and audiences have heard the perspectives of everyone from the most perceptive novelists to the most incisive columnists in an annually unrivalled line-up of debates and talks. The conversations we facilitate shape the intellectual landscape of this country, so it's only natural to bring them to the capital in a festival unlike any other.