Liverpool John Moores University announced as LightNight principal sponsor for third successive year

Light Night 2015. Photo by Pete Carr
Light Night 2015. Photo by Pete Carr

Liverpool John Moores University announced as LightNight principal sponsor for third successive year

LightNight Liverpool
Friday 13 May 2016, 17.00 – late
100 events across Liverpool city centre
(Deadline for submissions: 24 February 2016 – see below)

LightNight, Liverpool’s one-night arts festival, returns on Friday 13 May 2016. Now in its seventh year, the festival sees tens of thousands of visitors descend on Liverpool city centre to experience and celebrate the city’s world-class arts and culture late into the night.

Once again Liverpool John Moores University has been announced as the principal sponsor of the festival, which for 2016 is themed ‘Experiment’.

Dr Edward Harcourt, LJMU Pro-Vice-Chancellor (External Engagement), said: “LJMU is delighted to once again be the Principal Sponsor of LightNight, Liverpool’s highly successful one-night arts and culture festival. LightNight gives members of the public a unique opportunity to take part in various hands-on activities at LJMU and really get to grips with some of our research, alongside getting involved with activities provided by most of the leading arts and cultural organisations in the city.”

For this year visitors to the LightNight festival can expect interactive light projections, live music, hands-on art and science workshops, exhibition openings, heritage walking tours and much more as museums, galleries and cultural venues right across the city centre stay open late for a packed showcase of the best of the region’s arts offer.

With such a wide range of events there’s something on offer for all ages – everyone can participate in and enjoy what is sure to be a spectacular night to remember.

The full LightNight festival programme will be released on 4 April 2016.

Open Culture

Be Part of LightNight:
Deadline for submissions: 24 February 2016

LightNight is Liverpool’s annual late-night arts festival when over 100 of the city’s arts and heritage organisations join forces to create a large-scale showcase of the city’s vibrant cultural offer.

The programme for 2016 explores the theme Experiment and will be as diverse as the artists working here; with everything from interactive light projections, largescale street performances, exhibition launches, and heritage tours, to open studios, science demos, live music, hands-on art workshops and much more.

See Call for Submissions here