This year’s Christmas Light festival is back and it takes place between 17 – 19 November
Share an exciting weekend of illuminations, installations and craft with friends and family. Find your local hub and get involved.
Enjoy creative workshops, performances, exhibitions, music and markets as lights pop-up all over the city in a joyous celebration. Follow trails and parades in the city and your local area. Make lanterns or displays and light up your neighbourhood. Watch shows, interact with installations, visit traditional markets for unique gifts and make memories with friends.
What’s on – Friday 17th November
When: 6.00 – 10:00pm
Where: RADCLIFFE HUMANITIES BUILDING
Extraordinary light and sound artwork projected onto the original 3-storey Radcliffe Infirmary in Oxford.
Creative artists Ross Ashton and Karen Monid from Projection Studio to Illuminate the building and bring the story to life.
The original project idea was brought together by Dr Victoria McGuinness (Humanities Division), and in collaboration with Tasha Patel (Creative Industries Officer).
Whats on – Saturday 18th November
When: 1.00 – 17:30pm
Where: The Glow Gallery
In partnership with IF Oxford, and use lasers, LEDs and phosphorescent boards to capture the essence of science and light in a playful and creative spectroscopic exhibition created by visitors. Suitable for ages 7– 12, teenagers and adults.
Lots of crafts to make including lanterns, light owls and torchlight illusions. Suitable for ages 4-8. Parents are very encouraged to get just as crafty!
Whats On – Sunday 19th November
When: 11.00 – 15:00pm
Where: Barton Neighbourhood Centre
Share your experiences of living in Barton including stories passed down through generations.