Light Night 2017


Main Cathedral
19th May 2017 17:00 - 23:00

We are delighted to once again be part of LightNight, Liverpool’s late night arts festival.

LightNight at Liverpool Cathedral
17:00 –­ 23:00
Take in the sights and sounds of LightNight from the best vantage point in the city; the top of the Cathedral Tower (until 22:00). The Mezzanine Café and Welsford Restaurant are also open throughout the night serving a wide variety of delicious meals, and the ever-popular BBQ returns on the Welsford Porch.

The Handless Project: Journey
17:00 –­ 23:00
Following Show Me Your Hands, a public handwashing ritual performed as part of LightNight 2016, artist Aleasha Chaunté performs a meditative handwashing procession through the main cathedral space, before continuing on to Unity Theatre. (see p.34)

17:00 – 17:45: handwashing ritual, Lady Chapel

17:00 – 23:00: Bedtime Stories installation, Chapter House

18:00 – 18:20: handwashing procession

Processional Evensong
17:30 – 18:00

Hear the sublime, spiritual sounds of the cathedral choir singing music which ranges from ancient plainsong to contemporary composers.

From the Beginning of Time
Lady Chapel

17:30 –­ 23:00

Immerse yourself in a soundscape created by artist Ellen Loudon in the beautiful surrounds of the Lady Chapel.

The Super Sonic Assembly
LightNight Commission

18:45 –­ 20:30 Choirs & Reverend Cleve Freckleton

20:45 – 23:00 DJ Greg Wilson
Bridging past, present and future through song and dance, The Super Sonic Assembly showcases the evolution of music since WWII. This fun, interactive family event by Tracey Carmen features choirs, community participation and a blistering DJ set of great music (from then and now) by Greg Wilson.

 Outside nearby: Illumaphonium 17:30 – 23:00 Liverpool Cathedral Plateau