Change to Lumiere Durham ProgrammeBack to all


November 15th, 2015

As of 11.30am, Sunday 15th November, Lumiere producer Artichoke regrets that due to adverse weather conditions and rising water levels in the River Wear, it has been necessary to cancel Mysticete (the whale) by Top’là Design / Catherine Garret at this evening’s Lumiere festival.

Artichoke is reviewing the situation on an ongoing basis and there will be further updates during the course of the day. Other installations may be affected. 

Please prepare for your journey tonight before you leave, and check either the Lumiere or Durham County Council websites at www.lumiere-festival.com  or www.durham.gov.uk or follow the Lumiere hashtag #LumiereDurham.  

While Artichoke understands that this is disappointing news, there are still many spectacular installations to enjoy at the festival on this final Lumiere evening; Daniel Canogar’s Asalto Durham on the North Road Viaduct, Shared Space & Light’s Home Sweet Home Durham on Hawthorn Terrace and Patrice Warrener’s The Red House at Old Shire Hall. Installations at Durham Cathedral are unaffected.

 

Most recent stories

20th July 2017

The Light of the Spirit, Patrice Warrener, Lumiere London 2016. Produced by Artichoke. Photo by Matthew Andrews

Read More

Lumiere London is back! 18th – 21st January 2018

Bigger, brighter and bolder, the UK’s largest light festival is returning for a spectacular second edition. More than 40 UK and international artists will reimagine London’s iconic architecture and streets, transforming the city into a dazzling nocturnal art exhibition. Free to visit and taking place north and south of the River Thames, Lumiere London will […]

28th June 2017

Be part of an artwork at Lumiere Durham 2017

For this year’s Lumiere festival in Durham, we’re looking for the hidden heroes of the public service sector to take part in a spectacular video projection. This thought-provoking piece will be showcased at the festival in November and seen by tens of thousands of people. The projection will put the public sector workers of the […]

2nd February 2017

How to be BRILLIANT

BRILLIANT is a competition where anyone originally from, or currently living in the North East can apply with an idea for a light installation at Lumiere Durham 2017. Want to enter? Here are some tips from Lumiere producer, Kate Harvey. Keep it simple Past BRILLIANT winners have taken every day objects as their inspiration. Do you […]

Sign up to the newsletter


Thank you for signing up!