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  • Lancaster Fireworks Credit Robin Zahler

    Explore this northern city this autumn

    Light Up Lancaster invites you to explore this northern city through the imagination of artists, using the medium of light in all its forms. Local artists will be rubbing shoulders alongside international artists as they bring their inspiration to Lancaster to create intriguing art and memorable performances across the city. From the most well-known places such as Lancaster Castle and ...

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  • Re-live 2017's festival...

    Have a look at our 2017 video, created by Daniel Brereton… http://lightuplancaster.co.uk/previous-years/ From funky jellyfish to shimmering trees, giant butterflies to flying fish…re-live your best moments and remember what made 2017’s Light Up Lancaster really special.    

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  • Light Up Lancaster Fringe Events!

    There are lots of exciting things taking place in the week leading up to the festival – here are just some of them!     Lancaster Walks, Talks and Tours, led by experienced tour guide Gregory Wright, have created some exciting themed tours of Lancaster for the festival week. Tours depart from Lancaster Castle’s main entrance – the John O’Gaunt ...

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  • Be a part of Litfest's 'A Rat's Tale'

    Would you like to be part of an exciting event in this year’s Light Up Lancaster? Litfest are looking for volunteers to help us create a fun, family-friendly atmosphere in our installation in the library and on our walkabout event. If you would like to take part and are free on the evenings of 3rd/4th Nov (either one ...

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  • Singers Needed!

    BE PART OF LIGHT UP LANCASTER 2017 This year, we are working with ‘imitating the dog’, theatre and projection specialists, and composer James Hamilton to make a beautiful new piece of work called TRESPASS at Lancaster Castle.   We are looking for local people to take part. They will be joining other groups to form a large choir to perform, live ...

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  • Volunteers needed!

    We’re looking for enthusiastic and personable people to volunteer to steward and sell merchandise for the 2017 event and future events! We’d love you to come and work with us at Light Up Lancaster! Please see the poster below or email kroe@dukes-lancaster.org for more details and an application form. Deadline 16th October.

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  • Lancaster Fireworks Spectacular

    Saturday sees a return of the fantastic firework display! Join us from 6.30pm onwards at one of our designated viewing areas to see this amazing display of light and music which will start at 8pm. Below are the official viewing areas with information about each. WILLIAMSON PARK This is the perfect location for stunning views across the city with the ...

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