Loved it? Loathed it?

Wednesday, November 09, 2011

Which installations were your favourite? How far did you travel? What didn't you like about the festival? We want to know!!

We really value your feedback on the festival and would love it if you could let us know a little more about your experience at LUMIERE. It will help us in our planning of future festivals.

Please spare some time and click here to complete this survey.

Thank you!

Bus Boost for LUMIERE

Tuesday, November 08, 2011

Additional bus services and extra Park and Ride options will be on offer around Durham City later this month to help LUMIERE festival goers enjoy a smoother ride.

To help as many people as possible enjoy themselves without the worry of where to park the council is laying on additional evening Park & Ride services for the duration of the festival, this includes services running later into the night. In addition enhanced bus services will be on offer on some Go ...

Public Meeting 02.11.11

Friday, October 28, 2011

With so many extra people on the streets in the city centre during LUMIERE, it's inevitable that there will be some disruption to normal life.

If you are a local resident or a regular visitor to Durham, you'll probably see lots of activity from 10 November onwards as our technical and production teams begin to install the artworks all over the city centre, and there will be some traffic diversions after 7pm between 10 and 16 November.

During the Festival itself there will ...

LUMIERE 2011 Programme Launched!

Tuesday, October 18, 2011

We've had enough of keeping it under our hats and are delighted to be able to tell you about the programme for LUMIERE 2011, a city-wide nocturnal trail that will surprise, delight and stop people in their tracks.

It will feature a fire garden in and around Durham Cathedral, an equestrian snowdome in Market Square, Ove Arup's favourite bridge turned into a waterfall: a city transformed by the art of light.

Click here to see what's in store...

Britain's Best Building

Friday, October 07, 2011

Last month, Guardian readers from all over the UK voted Durham Cathedral as Britain's Best Building.

With its commanding setting on a headland high above the River Wear, Durham Cathedral is unmissable, and magnificent. And of course this recent accolade is just another reason to visit Durham for LUMIERE this November.

Read more on the prize and the Cathedral.

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