Thursday, July 27, 2017

Mayor gives green light for Lumiere to return to London in 2018

ARTDAILY
The Light of the Spirit, Patrice Warrener, Lumiere London 2016. Produced by Artichoke. Supported by the Mayor of London. Photo by Matthew Andrews.
LONDON---The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, has revealed the dates for Lumiere London 2018 – the capital’s largest night-time festival. More than 40 UK and international artists will transform the city and offer new perspectives on the capital’s iconic architecture, streets and landmarks. Lumiere London 2018 will take place over four nights between 18 and 21 January 2018. Building on the phenomenal success of Lumiere London 2016, festival destinations will include King’s Cross, London’s West End (including Carnaby, Regent Street, Oxford Circus, Leicester Square, Mayfair, Piccadilly, St James’s, Fitzrovia and Westminster). Works will be exhibited both north and south of the River Thames, with Covent Garden, Victoria, South Bank and Waterloo added as new destinations for 2018. [More]