Light Night Leeds
Experience Art in the Dark!
Light Night Leeds is the UK’s largest annual arts and light festival. For the past 17 years, over two incredible nights in October some of Leeds’s 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 in a new light and discover free arts events across the city centre. From large-scale light projections and interactive installations, to music, dance and street performances.
Starting in 2005, the event has grown year on year and in 2019 was enjoyed by around 150,000 local, national and international visitors. Despite social gathering restrictions in 2020, Light Night Leeds was proud to present the hugely successful ‘Laser Light City’. Over 3 nights in October approximately 30,000 people took part to remotely control huge lasers across the Leeds skyline using their smart phones. In 2021 the festival continued to grow and return to pre-pandemic visitor numbers with the theme of “Back to Nature”, and in 2022 Light Night invites audiences to come and experience their Playful City!