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  • HowTheLightGetsIn Festival Globe at Hay Hay-on-Wye, HR3 5BG (map)

A unique festival of ideas and music hosted by The Institute of Art & Ideas. HowTheLightGetsIn returns to Hay-on-Wye next summer with more ideas, magic, music and wonder than ever before.

On the edge of the Black Mountains, alongside the river Wye, you'll find the world's leading thinkers debating cutting edge ideas. Speakers will include political theorist Noam Chomsky, physicist Lawrence Krauss, Shadow Home Secretary Diane Abbott, former Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams, film director Sophie Fiennes and many more. All this alongside an inspiring programme of music, comedy, culture and performance all set in atmospheric and intimate venues.

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