Light Night Leeds is an annual free multi-arts and light festival which takes over Leeds City Centre on two nights in early October.
Witness the city centre come alive with an exciting programme of spectacular projections, interactive installations, exhibitions, dance, music and street performances. As darkness falls, come and see the city in a new light at the Light Night Leeds 2017
Light Night Leeds is a proud member of Light up the North, which is a network of seven light festivals taking place in seven cities across the North of England, perfect for those within Leeds but also those elsewhere.
The Light Night is a celebratory night for the huge range of diverse and thriving creative activity taking place in Leeds all year round, and gives local people and visitors to the city free access to art and venues that they might not normally see. In 2015 approximately 60,000 visitors attended over 60 unique events across 30 different city centre venues. Light Night puts on a display of submissions from a range of artists including professionals, students, graduates, and emerging new artists.They show the large diversity of work being made in the Leeds area, as well as inviting national and international artists to showcase their work in our city. Light Night is a great opportunity for artists and arts organisations to change the dynamics or perceptions of the city centre at night, and the festival motivates people to “come to town” by offering different events, exhibitions and shows from a variety of artists and performers.
Light Night Leeds started in 2005 and is an annual multi-arts and light festival which takes place in October at multiple venues across Leeds city centre. Light Night 2016 took place over two nights from between Thursday 6 and Friday 7 October. It was their 12th annual festival, showcasing an exciting free programme of artwork, indoor and outdoor, across the city centre.
Call outs for projects will be announced by Light Night later in the year. Find out more here
Light Night Leeds runs from:
6 – 11pm, Thursday 5th & Friday 6th October