event | How the Lights Gets In

theme: The world's largest philosophy + music festival.
April 10, 2019

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event title: How the Light Gets In
brand: IAI
theme: The world’s biggest philosophy + music festival.

season: summer
when: May 24 — 27
year: 2019
where: Hay-on-Wye • United Kingdom

on the web | event website


— the event —

The world’s leading thinkers debate the big ideas of today + tomorrow. The festival brings together speakers pushing their disciplines forward. The conversations we facilitate help shape the intellectual landscape — making How the Light Gets In a festival experience unlike any other.

300 events
100 debates and talks
200 music + performance events

Our newly expanded site will host more venues than ever before. You’ll find headline music acts, the best in stand-up comedy from the United Kingdom and beyond, debates between the world’s leading thinkers, and so much more.

Debate is the beating heart of How the Light Gets In. We gather together leading thinkers in every field — to think-through the present, and find new ways of understanding the world. Over the course of the festival there are more than 100 debates exploring where we are and where we are heading. Weighing-in on everything from socialism to the self, plastic surgery to peace in our time.

expect the likes of:

renowned philosopher + logician — Saul Kripke
editor of the New Statesman — Helen Lewis,
seasoned literary critic — Stanley Fish
rebel ex-conservative — Anna Soubry
Momentum founder — Jon Lansman

on the web | pages

How the Light Gets In | home
How the Light Gets In | full debate program
How the Light Gets In | complete speaker line-up


about | the Institute of Arts + Ideas

on the web | pages

IAI | home

 

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IAI = Institute of Arts + Ideas


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The Big Ideas

The world’s leading thinkers debate the big ideas of tomorrow

The festival brings together speakers pushing their disciplines forward. The conversations we facilitate help shape the intellectual landscape of this country, making HowTheLightGetsIn a festival experience unlike any other.