HowTheLightGetsIn Festival

Kenwood House, Highgate, London, United Kingdom

Saturday, September 22, 2018 - 09:00 to Sunday, September 23, 2018 - 17:00

The world’s largest philosophy and music festival is coming to London in the summer of 2018. Feed your minds, bodies and souls 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.A festival packed with stimulating debates covering topics from politics, art, philosophy and science, there really is something for everyone. Confirmed speakers for the debate progamme include psychologist Steven Pinker, former Poet Laureate Andrew Motion, Kurdish rights activist Elif Sarican, Call Me By Your Name author Andre Aciman, mathematician and Hawking collaborator Roger Penrose, and many others.

But it's not just all about the debates; HowTheLightGetsIn takes its music line-up seriously. Confirmed acts include Rae Morris, DJ Ewan Pearson, the signature sounds of The Bloom Twins, Guardian band of the week Stealing Sheep, London Beats Club, film star turned musician Harpo Smith and many more. More to be announced on this year's line-up shortly.


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