|A fantastic family festival, illuminating the hidden corners of Lancaster's historic city.|
Light Up Lancaster
Market Square and other venues
Tel: 01524 598500
A fabulous free light and art event for all the family – discover hidden corners of Lancaster – see the city in a whole new light!
LIGHT UP THE WATERWAYS
Tuesday 29 and Wednesday 30 October
This is a free event for all the family to enjoy. Discover the stories and heritage of our waterways and their often overlooked ecology, with a series of acts by aerial artists, magicians, dancers, musicians and other exciting performance artists, alongside the Grade 1 Listed Lune Aqueduct. The event will include amazing aerial hoop performances, intimate acoustic music sessions, mystifying magic and illusion, and dazzling poi displays!
Book in advance on 01524 598500 as there are limited places. Performances begin at 7.15pm, 8.00pm and 8.45pm each evening.
LIGHT UP THE STREETS
Friday 1 November
Take a stroll through the city centre for a unique evening art experience animating our beautiful buildings and squares. Discover new stories along the trail, with a string of music, dance, theatre and film events.
Experience stunning projections on the beautiful backdrop of the castle walls, listen to the haunting sounds of the Long Walk Chinese Orchestra, discover strange images and installations in otherwise empty shops and buildings….
This is a self-guided evening; performances begin at 6pm, but you can arrive at any time and pick up a guide to the evening's performances and installations from one of our stewards.
LIGHT UP THE SKIES
The Fireworks Spectacular
Saturday 2 November, 8pm
Lancaster’s magical extravaganza of fireworks, which lights up the historic landscape and skyline of the city, is one of the finest displays in the north. This year the fireworks will again be fired from the roof of Lancaster’s medieval castle. Set to a rousing soundtrack, this will be an amazing experience with a great atmosphere – not to be missed!