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A Unique Festival of Ideas and Music

HowTheLightGetsIn festival returns to Hay-on-Wye in May 2018 with more ideas, magic, music and wonder than ever before. For one weekend, the world's leading thinkers head to HowTheLightGetsIn's idyllic festival site set on the edge of the Black Mountains, next to the River Wye. But it's not just debates and talks. There's also an inspiring lineup of music, comedy and performance across our atmospheric venues.

--- Full Programme Announced! ---

The full HowTheLightGetsIn festival programme has just been announced - featuring over 400 events, 150 debates and talks, and hundreds of musicians.

See the full festival programme here or click here for Festival Tickets. 

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The Independent