Light Night - Call for Submissions

Nottingham Light Night will be back for the fifteenth edition of this highly successful event on Friday 3rd and Saturday 4th February 2023.

Nottingham Light Night is co-ordinated by Nottingham Events, Nottingham BID | It’s In Nottingham, with potential for public funding from the National Lottery through Arts Council England following a recent award submission for the event.

Nottingham cultural institutions, artists, creatives and community organisations are now being invited to participate in the event. Groups and individuals can be involved either working independently or as a part of a collective to present.

You can participate in a number of ways:

1. Submit a creative proposal for the ‘Lighting Up Listergate’ Nottingham Light Night Commission for 2023 (£7,500)

2. To present an event or installation in a venue (No financial support)

3. To participate in our High Street businesses micro co-commissions pairing cultural partners, artists and creatives with High Street businesses (£500)

4. To present an event or installation making use of city centre public realm (No financial support)

Find out more about the various opportunities and details of how to apply by downloading the Light Night 2023 proposal document via the link below:

Click here for further information.

Please email your proposal to shambu.ramesh@nottinghamcity.gov.uk marked ‘Light Night 2023’ by Thursday 8 December 2022.

2022 Highlights

The 2022 event, held on Friday 4 and Saturday 5 February 2022, was the 14th annual Light Night event across the city centre. The event transformed the city after dark through illuminations, spectacle, music, and outdoor arts with an extensive programme of participatory activities.

Click here for a summary of the outputs from the 2022 event.

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