'Mini Glasto' Gears Up for Culture Club; PHILOSOPHY AND MUSIC FESTIVAL RETURNS TO HAY-ON-WYE

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Byline: TOM DAVIDSON

Nestled amongst the beautiful green hills of Hay-on-Wye, and with glamping available on the banks of the River Wye itself, HowTheLightGetsIn has been described as "a mini Glastonbury" by several publications.

It is one of the world''s largest philosophy and music festivals - and this year it's return promises thought-provoking debates, danceable music, comedy, and, of course, parties.

This year's line-up of Welsh musicians is stronger than ever, with performances from Chris Pattemore, Sion Russell Jones, Kizzy Crawford, Sera, and the Blaenavon Male Voice Choir.

On the speaker front, the festival will include philosopher Bernard Henri-Levy, physicist Roger Penrose, best-selling novelist Jasper Fforde, author Sian Ede, former Conservative Party leader Michael Howard and composer Rhian Samuel.

TICKETSThe full line-up is www.howthelightgetsin.

This year's theme is heresy, truth and the future and the full programme has just been announced featuring more than 500 events across 10 days.

iai.tv along for individual days or the 10 days Some of the leading voices from the worlds of science, politics, philosophy and culture will debate everything from multiverse cosmology to the perils of democracy and you can discover which of today's heresies will become the truths of tomorrow. …