450 events, 6 stages, 180 speakers, 10 days, 150 bands.
HowTheLightGetsIn, the world's largest philosophy and music festival, is back with thought-provoking debates, infectiously danceable music, comedy, and, of course, our legendary parties.
'Heresy, Truth & the Future' is our theme for 2014. Find out what heresies Roger Penrose, David Nutt, George Galloway and Camila Batmanghelidjh want to fix and the adventures they're embarking on here.
A limited number of EarlyBird Festival Live music and performance tickets are now on sale, and will only be available until the full line-up is announced. Our stellar acts include Hot Chip founder Alexis Taylor, high-octane partystarters Sheelanagig and legendary DJs Andrew Weatherall and Mr. Scruff.
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