LUMIERE is produced by Artichoke, one of the UK's leading creative companies and is a registered charity, funded by Arts Council England.

The company works with the best creative minds and aims to produce extraordinary shows that live in the memory forever.

"Artichoke is unique: a company that works with some brilliant artists to bring a little magic to people's lives. They're an invaluable part of the cultural fabric of the UK..."
Ruth Mackenzie, OBE, Director, Cultural Olympiad

"...Artichoke have been responsible for some of the most astonishing and talked about events of the last few years. Artichoke exemplifies Britain's creativity and ability to shock, surprise and tantalise."  Boris Johnson, Mayor of London

Past productions have included Royal de Luxe's The Sultan's Elephant, which filled the streets of London for four days in 2006; La Machine's 50-foot high mechanical spider for Liverpool's Capital of Culture celebrations in 2008; Antony Gormley's 100-day long invasion of the Fourth Plinth in Trafalgar Square in London, One & Other; and Paul St George's The Telectroscope, which allowed people in London and New York to communicate with each other by means of a hitherto undiscovered transatlantic tunnel.

Previous Events

'Dining with Alice'
Norfolk & Norwich Festival 2011
Antony Gormley's 'One & Other'
London 2009
Paul St. George's 'Telectroscope'
London and Brooklyn, 2008
'La Machine'
Liverpool, 2008
'The Sultan's Elephant'
London, 2006
'Magical Menagerie'
Milton Keynes, 2010