light night liverpool

Light night descends on our hometown

Tonight our hometown of Liverpool will be illuminated as Light Night returns to the city centre.

What is Light Night?

Co-ordinated by Liverpool’s non-profit organisation, Open Culture, Light Night is a one-night arts & culture festival with free events for all ages across the city.

As well as being part of the national festival of arts & culture, ‘Museums at Night’, Light Night is a celebration of Liverpool’s extensive culture and a showcase that draws positive focus locally, regionally and nationally.

What to look forward to

There’s something for everyone across the city centre, and you can expect light projections, pop-up performances, walking tours, theatre, late night parties and much, much more.

Copies of the ‘what’s on’ brochure are available from all participating venues to help plan your itinerary, but our picks for the evening are:

Light Night Projections at The Bluecoat and Metropolitan Cathedral
From 9.30-midnight two of the city’s key building will be illuminated. Both projections will be different; the Bluecoat version being mainly text-based and the cathedral version inspired by newspaper articles.

A Céilidh at St. George’s Hall
St. George’s hall will be hosting a céilidh, (a traditional Gaelic party to you and me) from 9pm, which promises drinks, live music and a lot of dancing.

Tours of Liverpool’s old dock
At 6pm and 8pm Merseyside Maritime Museum will lead two Light Night tours of Liverpool’s old revolutionary dock in Liverpool One. The Old Dock has been carefully preserved for centuries and the bed of the Pool – the creek that gave Liverpool its name, can now be seen.

Whatever you choose to do this Light Night, it is set to be an unforgettable night.

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