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HowTheLightGetsIn Festival 2018

September 22, 2018 @ 8:00 am - September 23, 2018 @ 11:30 pm


The world’s largest philosophy and music festival is coming to London in the summer of 2018.

You can feed your mind, body and soul at HowTheLightGetsIn.

For one weekend only, you’ll find the world’s leading thinkers debating today’s biggest ideas in the spectacular grounds of Kenwood House on Hampstead Heath.

The festival is packed with stimulating debates covering topics from politics, art, philosophy and science.

First speakers announced: these include psychologist Steven Pinker, author and playwright Deborah Levy, post-colonial theorist Homi Bhabha, activist and filmmaker Tariq Ali, philosopher Rebecca Goldstein, mathematician and Hawking collaborator Roger Penrose,  and many others

Alongside a range of debates, talks and workshops in London, there will be fantastic acoustic music acts making for a wonderful atmosphere at a beautiful location.

Pre-sale: SOLD OUT
Tier One:
Tier Three: NOT ON SALE

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September 22, 2018 @ 8:00 am
September 23, 2018 @ 11:30 pm


Kenwood House
Hampstead Lane
Highgate, London NW3 7JR United Kingdom
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