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better than ever!

Our bank holiday festival ticket options below give you access to our full programme of events from late afternoon Friday 25th May to Monday 28th May.

This includes over 400 events, 150 debates and talks, 150 bands and 500 artists. We know you don't need another reason to go, but you'll get bonus access to our Thursday night Trailblazer party, too.

HowTheLightGetsIn Festival 2018

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This ticket grants you access to the HowTheLightGetsIn programme over the course of the bank holiday weekend, from late afternoon Friday 25th May to Monday 28th May, as well as Thursday night's Trailblazer party. Please note this ticket does not include camping. 


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HowTheLightGetsIn Festival 2018 + Camping

Tier 3 Tickets Coming Soon

If you are planning to camp at HowTheLightGetsIn 2018, you must make sure that all members of your party purchase a HowTheLightGetsIn Festival 2018 + Camping ticket. For those planning to purchase luxury yurts or premium camping options, please select a ticket without camping. Camping tickets run from Thursday 24th May to Monday 28th May inclusive. Please note the full festival begins late afternoon on Friday 25th May.


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Friends of the IAI are eligible for 20% off tickets. To redeem, select your IAI Friends single or dual membership at checkout.

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Students and Under 25s are eligible for 30% off tickets.

To redeem, select ‘Students and Under 25s discount’ at checkout