Liverpool’s one-night arts & culture festival
Friday 15 May 2015
LightNight, Liverpool’s one-night arts and culture festival returns to illuminate the city for a sixth year on Friday 15 May from 4pm until late as part of One Magnificent City.
You, your friends and your family are invited to explore Liverpool as our world-class galleries, museums and public spaces stay open late for a free showcase of the city’s arts and culture.
Follow your own trail of unexpected happenings as the city centre comes to life with street performance, light projections, exhibitions, walks, talks and hands-on activities for all ages.
The festival is staged across more than 50 locations and with over 100 organisations taking part you can enjoy special events at venues including St George’s Hall, Walker Art Gallery, Central Library, LJMU, The Bluecoat, FACT, Liverpool Cathedral, Camp and Furnace, Metropolitan Cathedral, Maritime Museum, Constellations, the Philharmonic Hall and many more.
The LOOK/15: Exchange - Liverpool International Photography Festival’s third edition, will launch on the night with exhibition previews, artist talks, workshops and more.
LightNight is produced by Open Culture, a social enterprise with the purpose of increasing the profile of, and engagement with arts and culture on Merseyside.
Getting to LightNight
This year the Merseyside Transport Trust is providing a free heritage circular bus service using classic Liverpool buses running every 10 minutes 18.00-22.20 to help you move round the city. The route serves Pier Head, Jamaica St, the Cathedrals, William Brown St and Dale St.
Find the best way to get to LightNight venues and how to get around using our journey planner or apps.