NEWS: “HowTheLightGetsIn” festival announces first wave of artists

In September, the largest music and philosophy festival in the world HowLightEnters returns to Hampstead Heath, for a magical weekend of reflection and celebration with the world’s greatest thinkers and performers, with an incredible selection of music, comedy and cabaret.

Having hosted Mercury and Grammy Winners in the past, HowLightEnters just announced their first wave of musical artists, including an award-winning ethereal electro artist Gwennojazz singer Rosie Frater-Taylorcabaret stars Bourgeois & Maurice, Amber Burgoyne, i.am.afiya, Vanity Fairy, Lichen, Gigi Williams, Emily Parish, Katie Mac, Mali Hayes, Torture and The Desert Spiders, Me & Deboe And many more to come.

After delighting Hay-on-Wye audiences for many years, HowLightEnters came to London in 2018, marveling at the gardens of Kenwood House in Hampstead. They return to Heath in 2022 on September 17 and 18, ready to spark curiosity and joy.

The festival takes its name from the words of Leonard Cohen, “There’s a crack in everything…that’s how the light comes in.” They say that this party “brings its own special form of magic to everyone. There’s no other place on the planet where you can spend your days meeting the world’s greatest thinkers…before partying and dancing late into the night. This is “Do something really special off the beaten track of UK festivals” (Gigwise) and is well known for supporting a whole host of emerging artistic talent.

This year’s theme is “Error and Rebirth” with the first group of speakers including Australian moral philosopher Peter Singercritically acclaimed author Esther FreudLabor politician Thangam Debbonaire, cognitive psychologist Donald Hoffman, British novelist Alex Wheatlerevered journalist Amelia Gentlemanand leading neurosurgeon Henry Marsh. So it will be like a real series of TED Talks.

With over 200 events taking place throughout the festival, attendees can expect hidden gems around every corner, whether it’s recharging their batteries in the festival bookstore, sampling the flavors of the world whole at the Waterfront restaurant, to have an intense discussion in the Arena, to dance in the disco tent. , enjoying comedy, music or cabaret. It is bound to be an unforgettable festival. Singer, badly drawn boy said it is “Brilliant… the setting and the atmosphere are perfect.

Full weekend tickets are available now. Students and those under 25 are entitled to a
25% discount.

For more details, please visit:

https://howthelightgetsin.org/festivals/london

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