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By donating to this fund you will help to keep this fantastic, free event running in future years.

By supporting Light Up Lancaster, you can help to bring leading international artists to the North West as well as supporting local and regional organisations to produce world-class artworks and performances. You are also giving people of all ages the chance to take part in extraordinary community and education projects.

We would like to ensure that our community and visitors can continue to enjoy this festival and your contribution is invaluable in helping us to achieve this goal.

If you have enjoyed this year’s festival we would be very grateful for your donation!

DONATE HERE via Virgin Money.


Each year we look for friendly, enthusiastic and helpful people to volunteer at the festival – by working as stewards to direct people and answer queries, take donations and sell merchandise, and generally ensure that the festival runs smoothly and safely. It’s a great environment to work in and will give you experience of working on large-scale outdoor events. If you would like to be involved next year please email takepart@lightuplancaster.co.uk .