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image for Festival item typeHowTheLightGetsIn Festival - Hay 2020 at Y Gelli Gandryll | Hay-on-Wye

  • Walkers are Welcome Towns and Villages

Festival, Fri 22 - Mon 25 May 2020, £138-£188




On the banks of the idyllic River Wye, you'll find the festival where the world's leading thinkers come together to debate the most cutting edge ideas of our time. HowTheLightGetsIn, the world's largest philosophy and music festival, returns to Hay for the late Bank Holiday weekend of May 2020.

Confirmed speakers and performers include Paul Muldoom Polly Toynvee, Penny Mordaunt, Kwame Kwei-Armah, Jon Lansman, Nitin Sawhney, Ayanna Witter-Johnson, Sally Phillips, Roger Hallam, Linton Kwesi Johnson, Tugboat Captain and The Correspondents. All of this alongside an electrifying programme of music, comedy, culture and performance.

Baby changing facilitiesCash PointCredit cards accepted (no fee)Gift shopOn-site cateringOn-site light refreshmentsPicnic sitePostboxPublic toiletsTelephone (public)

Children welcomeDisabled access

Event details

Dates Times
Fri 22 - Mon 25 May 2020 09:00 to 22:00


Weekend Ticket £138.00 (Early Bird) - £188.00. Camping + £20.00.
This ticket gives you access to the HowTheLightGetsIn Festival programme from late afternoon Friday 24th May to Monday 27th May.

Events at this Venue

date event
Fri 22 - Mon 25 May HowTheLightGetsIn Festival - Hay 2020



Plan route to Y Gelli Gandryll | Hay-on-Wye using Google mapsPlan route using Google maps

Map reference: SO 228422  Lat: 52.07276 Long: -3.12775

Off the A438 Hereford to Bronllys/Brecon road.

Accessible by Public Transport: 21 miles from Hereford station


  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Cash PointCash Point
  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • On-site cateringOn-site catering
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • PostboxPostbox
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Telephone (public)Telephone (public)
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Disabled accessDisabled access