Liverpool’s nocturnal celebration LightNight was a resounding success, with thousands of switched on cultural night owls out and about enjoying the city’s annual arts and culture festival. It all took place on Friday 18th May 4pm till very late with over 70 free events at over 50 venues, making it the largest of the UK wide Museums at Night.
Christina Grogan of Open Culture, Producers of LightNight said “We’re ecstatic to see thousands of people out enjoying LightNight, there was a real buzz in the streets and venues, I saw a lot of happy smiling faces! LightNight has shown off the spectacular cultural energy of the city, and highlights to residents and visitors alike that there are amazing cultural events taking place almost every day in Liverpool.”
LightNight highlights included Rolf Harris wowing crowds at the Walker Art Gallery as he painted live, the uplifting ceildhs at the Anglican Cathedral and St Georges Hall, the atmospheric kaleidoscopic projections by Andy McKeown and ever popular Candle Lit Labyrinth at the Metropolitan Cathedral, Polly Morgan sparking curiosity during her live taxidermy demonstration at the Victoria Gallery and Museum, the theatre extravaganza at the Liverpool Town hall. Plus many more cultural events delighting visitors of all ages.
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