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Fri 25 May 2018

HowTheLightGetsIn

The world's largest philosophy and music festival, HowTheLightGetsIn, returns to the famed book town of Hay in 2018. Debate about the nature of the universe with the worlds top scientists, laugh until your sides hurt with the UK's best comedians, dine with our speakers in Open Platform events or dance by the river to the finest beats. The 2018 line-up will include best-selling physicist Lawrence Krauss, political theorist Noam Chomsky, psychiatrist and former Government Drugs Adviser David Nutt, Shadow Home Secretary Diane Abbott, former Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams, director of Zizek’s A Pervert’s Guide to Ideology Sophie Fiennes and journalists Polly Toynbee, Gideon Rachman and Matthew d’Ancona. 

Earlybird tickets available now. Locals are eligible for 50% off the standard ticket price in person at The Globe At Hay.

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Community event 9.00am
17 09 26. 1200 x 630 px. Earlybird Tickets On Sale Now3