Join us on Light Night! Friday 18 May 2012

Oooh, Light Night is almost upon us and we’re getting very excited.  We’re busy making plans for the city’s annual arts and culture festival, and we’d love you to join us. So pick up your yellow Night Light book and get your walking shoes on!

Light Night is a springtime celebration of arts & culture in Liverpool and the night when all of our museums, galleries and heritage sites open their doors late and we’ll see over 70 free events, with something for everyone.

Ray, John and I have decided to head out and get a taste of all the different things on offer.  We’ve got a busy old time planned and we’d love to see you at some point.  You could join us for the whole evening or just pop round for a short time.

While André’s route will take in Rolf Harris and pole dancing (!), Ray, John and I will be pegging it round Liverpool to try and cram in as much as possible.  I’ve listed below the venues we’ll be visiting and the time we hope to be there.  If you see us, please come and say hello!  We can’t wait to meet you.

We’ll be tweeting events as we go from our @CultureChamps account, so give us a follow.  And let us know what you’re up to as the night goes on.

So here’s the plan

  • 5.30pm Choral evensong @Anglican cathedral
  • 6.30pm Making art @Arena Studio & Gallery, The Factory, Elevator Building, Parliament Street
  • 7pm  Re-live the 90s @Adult Youth Club, The Camp & Furnace, Greenland Street
  • 8pm  Polaroid Pop-up gallery @ Open Eye Gallery, Mann Island
  • 9pm Candle Lit labyrinth and Inside Out light show @Metropolitan cathedral
  • 10pm Late Night Ceildh @ St George’s Hall
  • 11pm Go & sit down in a pub!  Everything after this is subject to us still being standing.
  • 12 midnight Screenadelica Gig Poster Exhibition @Academy of Arts, Seel Street
  • 12.30 LightNight After Party including the Kazimier Krunk Band  @ Academy of Arts, (Seel St) Access via Wolstenholme Square

Of course, you don’t have to join us.  Go to the Light Night website and plan your own evening.  They’ve got suggested routes no matter what you fancy – an evening with the family, seeing stuff, doing stuff, visiting our gorgeous buildings…there’s an absolute mountain of things going on.

For travel, including the free hop-on/hop-off Light Night bus check out Merseytravel’s website.

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