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, post-colonial theorist Homi Bhabha, 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. First acts include 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.
SPEAKER LINE UP
Steven Pinker, Roger Penrose, Homi Bhabha, Rebecca Goldstein, Deborah Levy, Tariq Ali, Elif Sarican, George Galloway, Patricia Churchland, Philip Collins, Mary Ann Sieghart, Ritula Shah, Ray Tallis, Markus Gabriel, Peter Hitchens, Gerard t'Hooft, Chiara Marletto, Margaret Heffernan, Andre Aciman, Sean Carroll, Laura Mersini Houghton, David Malone, Joanna Kavenna, Heidi Rice, Christopher Timpson, Bella DePaulo, Helen Beebee, Laurence Scott
MUSIC LINE UP
The Bloom Twins, Stealing Sheep, Harpo Smith, Hattie Briggs, Alex Cornish, London Beats Club, Citrus Society
Tickets on sale now: https://howthelightgetsin.org/london/festival-passes
Kenwood House, Hampstead Heath
Limited parking for cars only is available in the West Lodge CP Plus pay and display car park. Prices: Up to 2 hrs £3.00. Up to 4 hrs £5.00. Each additional hour £3.50. Disabled Blue Badge holders may park in any bay free of charge. There is a transfer service upon request for those with difficulty walking from the car park to the House and Restaurant. Free car parking is available on Hampstead Lane.Please note parking is available only for vehicles that can fit within a marked bay. The size of the bay is 4,66m x 2,35m.
Hampstead Lane, NW3
TfL 210 (also bus H3 passes within a short walk)
Gospel Oak or Hampstead Heath
There are seven disabled parking bays in main car park. Please note that parking is available only for vehicles that can fit within a marked bay. The size of the bay is 4,66m x 2,35m.
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