LIGHT UP THE NORTH
A network of light festivals across the North of England
LIGHT UP THE NORTH
A network of light festivals across the North of England
LIGHT UP THE NORTH
A network of light festivals across the North of England
LIGHT UP THE NORTH
A network of light festivals across the North of England
LIGHT UP THE NORTH
A network of light festivals across the North of England

About

Light up the North (LUTN) is a network of six northern light festivals which have come together to share their collective expertise to support both the development of the partner festivals and the wider sector. Through regional, national and international networking and collaboration LUTN nurtures artistic ambition through artist and producer development, co-commissioning and joint fundraising.

The capacity and depth of cultural practice within the network enables LUTN to support emerging artists, explore technical innovations and create aspirational work to deliver a compelling offer for audiences. 

 

The Network Aims to:

News and Opportunities

Experience Art in the Dark!

  Light Night Leeds is the UK’s largest annual arts and light festival. Over two incredible nights in October some of Leeds’ most recognisable indoor and outdoor spaces are transformed by spectacular artworks and captivating performances by local, national and international artists. Light Night invites people to see the city

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Light Up Lancaster

Why Light – The Future of Light Festivals

Join us for the third Light Up the North conference being held online on Weds 9 and Thurs 10 December. If you’re a festival producer, event manager, artist, practitioner, curator, local authority, funder or other organisation interested in light art festivals then this conference is for you. We will be

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BSL Support for LUTN Digital Conference December 2020

Light Up the North will be hosting their first online conference this December. The aim of the conference is to share our collective expertise with practitioners, festival producers, curators, local authorities, funders and other interested parties, creating a strong narrative to further advance the light festival sector, supporting the development

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Light Up the North 2020 Conference Tech Brief – Call Out

LUTN will be hosting our 2020 conference online, taking place Weds 9 to Thurs 10 December. This will be our third Light Up the North network conference and our first online and we need your support to successfully deliver the event. We are looking for technical support (team or individual)

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Get In Touch

Light up the North would love to hear from you. Please use the contact form to get in touch. If you would like to contact one of our festivals directly, use one of the links below to email them.
Light Night Leeds Light up Lancaster
Lumiere Lightpool Festival
Quays Culture Enchanted Parks

GDPR NOTE:

Please note that when contacting us, the Light Up the North Programme Manager will initially receive your query and the contact details you provide. This information, including your contact information, will then be shared with the relevant Light up the North Partner organisation(s).

These organisations are as follows: Leeds City Council (Light Night Leeds); Lancaster City Council (Light Up Lancaster); Artichoke and Durham County Council (Lumiere); Quays Culture (Lightwaves); NewcastleGateshead Initiative and Gateshead Council (Enchanted Parks); Blackpool Illuminations Service and Blackpool Arts Service (Lightpool and Blackpool Illuminations).

If you would only like your query and contact information to go to a specific organisation, please state which organisation in your query.