Liverpool John Moores
University announced as LightNight principal sponsor for 3rd successive year
THIS year's LightNight in
Liverpool, is a 1 night arts festival, returns on Friday, 13 May 2016. Now
in its seventh year, the festival sees tens of thousands of visitors descend
on Liverpool City Centre to experience and celebrate the City's world class
arts and culture late into the night. Once again Liverpool John Moores
University has been announced as the principal sponsor of the festival,
which for 2016 is themed:- 'Experiment'.
Dr Edward Harcourt, LJMU Pro Vice
Chancellor (External Engagement), said:- "LJMU is delighted to once
again be the Principal Sponsor of LightNight, Liverpool's highly successful
1 night arts and culture festival. LightNight gives members of the public a
unique opportunity to take part in various hands on activities at LJMU and
really get to grips with some of our research, alongside getting involved
with activities provided by most of the leading arts and cultural
organisations in the City."
For this year visitors to the LightNight
festival can expect interactive light projections, live music, hands on art
and science workshops, exhibition openings, heritage walking tours and much
more as museums, galleries and cultural venues right across the City Centre
stay open late for a packed showcase of the best of the region's arts offer.
With such a wide range of events there's
something on offer for all ages; everyone can participate in and enjoy what
is sure to be a spectacular night to remember.
The full LightNight festival programme will be released on 4 April 2016.
Marj Greene, an audience member from 2015 said:- "What a fantastic
night. So much to see and do! I can't put into words how marvellous it was;
something for everyone."
Charlotte Corrie, Director of Open Culture
(Festival producers) said:- "LightNight is a wonderful opportunity to
showcase Liverpool's year round arts offer and 2016 will be no different,
with more than 100 events staged by some 50 local organisations for visitors
to experience and explore. Partnering with LJMU is key to building the
success of LightNight, and we enjoy helping to show off their incredible
offer. LightNight gets better and better every year and we can't wait to
share the full programme themed around Experiment on 4 April 2016. There'll
be something for everyone!"