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LIGHT NIGHT LEEDS 2019

As darkness falls, come and see the city in a new light…

 

Thursday 10 and Friday 11 October

Light Night Leeds is the UK’s largest annual arts and light festival. This spectacular two night event takes over Leeds city centre, transforming it into a dreamland with more than 60 dazzling installations and performances from local, national and international artists.

This year’s event starts with a magnificent procession of illuminated dancers, drummers, monsters and marionettes that will bring dreams to life on the streets of Leeds, celebrating this year’s theme of Mind, Body and Spirit. The parade takes place on Thursday, October 10 at 7.30pm and will mark the official opening of this year's two-night extravaganza.

A full Light Night Leeds 2019 Festival Guide will be available to buy in the lead up and during the event for £2 at venues across the city centre including Leeds Visitor Centre

FOR FULL DETAILS OF THE FESTIVAL GO TO
WWW.LIGHTNIGHTLEEDS.CO.UK
OR FOLLOW LIGHT NIGHT LEEDS ON FACEBOOK, TWITTER AND INSTAGRAM

 

 

Gandini Juggling - Light Night Leeds - credit Graham Fotherby

 

ARRIVE EARLY AND ENJOY EXPLORING THE CITY

When you arrive, why not get to know Leeds with a tour?  Strolling through the city you’ll come across iconic buildings, beautiful architecture and striking street art – perfect for a photo! Explore the city’s art galleries and museums or indulge in some retail therapy in one of the UK’s best shopping destinations.

You’ll have surely worked up an appetite, with so many excellent restaurants and a range of cuisines, the hard part is choosing where to go. There’s an abundance of diverse dishes and world cuisine, award-winning restaurants, renowned independent venues, and a thriving street food scene.

More than a Mushroom - Light Night Leeds 2018 - credit Jack Sykes

 

STAY THE NIGHT

With an excellent choice of accommodation in Leeds you’re sure to find a room that is just right for you. Looking for a little luxury? You can find a 4 star retreat in the heart of the city; try Dakota Deluxe or Quebecs. Or enjoy the excellent standards of well-known hotels such as Hilton, Marriott, Radisson Blu, Malmaison, Novotel, Crowne Plaza or The Queens, these can all be found within the city centre. Or escape the city for an indulgent spa break at Oulton Hall, Thorpe Park or Rudding Park.