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HowTheLightGetsIn Festival: student discount offer

'HowTheLightGetsIn', the world's largest philosophy and music festival, is returning to Hay-on-Wye in May 2018 with more ideas, magic, music and wonder than ever before, and students can get 30 per cent off tickets.


For one weekend, the world's leading thinkers head to 'HowTheLightGetsIn' to debate the biggest topics of our time. But, it's not just debates and talks, there's also an inspiring line-up of music, comedy and performance across atmospheric venues.

The full festival programme has just been announced, featuring over 400 events, 150 debates and talks, and hundreds of musicians.

There will be a sensational line-up of artists, including Brit and Mercury award winners and Grammy nominees alike, alongside a speaker line-up that features Queen Mary's very own Shahidha Bari alongside Noam Chomsky, Elizabeth Truss, Rowan Williams, Diane Abbott, Helen Lederer and hundreds more.

To apply your 30 per cent discount, simply type in the discount code 'UNIVERSITY30' at checkout.

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