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

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


July 20th, 2017

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

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 extend its reach across the capital. Everyone is invited.

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Commissioned by the Mayor of London.

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For four days, Lumiere London transforms the capital into a dazzling display of light art, reimagining the city’s streets and buildings into spectacular works of art. But once the festival is over, not all the lights go out. There is plenty of light art to enjoy with these pieces which, as well as forming part […]

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If the dazzling displays of this year’s Lumiere London ignite your love of light art, you might want to explore some of the world’s other light festivals next winter. From well established events to lesser know celebrations offering a spotlight on new talent, light festivals offer a unique way to experience a destination and see […]

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Cosmoscope Q&A

Cosmoscope, a piece commissioned for Lumiere Durham 2017 is making its way to London for the second edition of the Lumiere London festival. We spoke to the creators of the installation to find out more about its creation and what inspires the trio to create works of this kind. Cosmoscope is by Simeon Nelson with […]

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