Light Night Festival will set Liverpool aglow with late night cuture fest

Posted on 14 May 2014
By Ashleigh Panther
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Liverpool is known for it’s creativity and it’s amazing nightlife and this year, LightNight festival looks to combine those two elements into one forgettable night.

Friday the 16th of May brings Light Night, the one night arts and culture festival to Liverpool where people of all ages can come and enjoy a trail of events and shows throughout different spaces in the city.

Throughout the trail, you can visit places like The Metropolitan Cathedral where you can awe at fantastic light projections.

Or take to the Liverpool Anglican Cathedral where you can watch group Glacial Art compose an ice sculpture to commemorate WW1.

You can download a full programme of shows and performances online at, where you will also find recommended routes and access information for visitors.

The annual event is put on by Open Culture and is part of the Museums at Night festival which invites audiences to venues up and down the country to enjoy performances and events in the more mysterious and enchanting night time setting.

It is not just performances you have to look forward to, there will also be plenty of workshops for you to get involved in and become a part of the performances, all of which you can find in the programme online.

Or, if you’d like more information, you can also download the app to help you find the events you’re looking for.

The earliest performance of the festival starts at 4pm and the latest going on till around 3am so there will be something for everyone.

Get yourself a programme online and get yourself out there this Friday night.