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Latest news from Light Up Lancaster, our partners, sponsors and supporters.

  • Another shot of the Museum of the Moon art installation in Ely Cathedral.

    Light Up Lancaster returns to Lancaster this November

    Transforming the streets, gardens and historical venues of Lancaster on the first weekend of November is LIGHT UP LANCASTER – a spectacular 2-night festival of light and art by international and local artists – illuminating the city’s heritage buildings, public spaces and community corners. This free festival offers families the perfect opportunity to take a magical evening stroll through the historic ...

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  • Open Call for Light Art Projects

    We are inviting artists to submit project proposals for this year’s Light Up Lancaster Festival. We are looking to programme some small-scale installations to complement our selected core arts programme. All proposals should be for work to take place in Lancaster city centre and could be sited or roaming. Advice on available locations will be given. Projects could be ...

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  • Turn the Big Light On by More Music and David Boultbee from Bread Art Collective. Photographer Credit Robin Zahler

    Save the date.

    This year’s festival will take place on 1-2 November 2019. Sign up to our e-newsletter or follow us on Twitter, Facebook or Instagram to hear first about this year’s programme of events. See you soon!

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  • Sponsorship Opportunities

    Light Up Lancaster will take place again this November. Participation is at its heart bringing together art, light, heritage and imaginative storytelling across the City. It is a signature cultural event for Lancashire of which we can all be proud. We would be delighted to hear from businesses that wish to support us and help grow our festival. We have ...

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    NEWS - Emerging Artist Opportunity

    The SHINE programme aims to nurture and develop new talent, giving artists the opportunity to exhibit or perform new work at three of the Light Up The North festivals (Light Night Leeds, Light Up Lancaster, Lightwaves at Salford Quays). Up to three artists or collectives will be awarded bursaries of up to £4,000 each to realise their new artwork. The artwork ...

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