The world's largest philosophy and music festival returns to a gorgeous spot by the River Wye for its 11th annual instalment, featuring over 100 debates and talks and 200 music and performance events plus comedy, cabaret, documentary screenings, a dedicated children's programme, and more.
The world's largest philosophy and music festival, HowTheLightGetsIn, 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. HowTheLightGetsIn will be back with all of the big ideas, the show-stopping performances and late night parties you’ve come to expect, but this time you’ll have even more energy to dance into the night with everything just a stroll away.
Previous speakers have included Steven Pinker, Deborah Levy, Diane Abbott, Noam Chomsky and many more, with music from Rae Morris, Hot Chip and Ana Matronic.