5 dazzling light installations you will find at Lumiere London this month.


Bigger, brighter and bolder, the Lumiere London light festival returns from 18th until 21st January for a spectacular second edition, after last year absence.

You might remember seeing pictures from 2016 of London’s biggest attractions covered in lights. The Lumiere Festival was the culprit for that, bringing in millions of Londoners and tourists alike.

More than 50 artworks will transform the city into a dazzling nocturnal art exhibition from 17:30 to 22:30 each evening. The UK’s largest light festival is free to visit and takes place north and south of the river Thames.

Here we have listed 5 of the installations that have not been announced yet and where to find them:


‘Be Faithful to Your Dreams’ by Tracey Emin, St James’s Church, Piccadilly

Image credit: Time Out London

Tracey Emin sends an optimistic pep talk via her trademark neon cursive.


‘Origin of the World Bubble 2018’ by Miguel Chevalier, Oxford Circus

Image credit: Visit London

A giant orb with psychedelic op art and pixellated images that will respond to the movements of pedestrians below.


‘DOT’ by Philippe Morvan, 4 Pancras Square

Image credit: www.lumiere-festival.com

This bank of 175 light bulbs will pulsate to a specially commissioned soundtrack, creating a shifting panorama of patterns in the square.


‘The Wave’ by Vertigo, Queen Elizabeth Walkway

Image credit: Time Out London

Have a ‘Battlestar Galactica’ moment as you walk through this glowing row of 40 triangles. The pointy gates will have a sonic and visual response as you stroll through, creating a beacon of light.


‘Illumaphonium’ by Michael Davis, Mount Street

Image credit: Visit London

This beaming sculpture is activated by touch. Just grab a rod and make it sing.

Start date: Thursday 18 January 2018 at 5:30pm

End date: Sunday 21 January 2018 at 10:30pm

Venue: London-wide, Central London

Cost: Free

Please feel free to ask our Concierge for directions.


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