Friday 10 February 2017

2017 marks the tenth anniversary of Nottingham's Light Night – a festival of light that takes over the city of Nottingham which will see the return of old favourites such as the Wheel of Nottingham, the Light Night Market and fee live music performances, as well as new venues in Sneinton, the Arboretum and the 'Line of Light' ion Station street.

The printed programme for all of Light Night's events is now available from participating venues, Nottingham Tourism Centre and the Central Library. It can also be downloaded from Nottingham City Council's website, where you can also read more about what Nottingham has to offer on Light Night:


Light Night at Nottingham Trent University

NTU has proudly supported Light Night since its infancy. This year the University offers a variety of exhibitions, workshops and light installations from staff, students and alumni from the School of Art & Design, School of Arts and Humanities and the School of Architecture, Design and the Built Environment.

A Feast of Lights: Objects and Space

Nottingham Trent University, Newton Building, City Campus
5.00 pm – 9.00 pm
A celebration of lighting design, method, materials and manufacturing by product design students and alumni from Nottingham Trent University and Nottingham University Academy of Science and Technology.

Notions of Identity

Unit 37, Avenue C, Sneinton Market
6.00 pm – 9.00 pm

This exhibition is the culmination of a six-week project, whereby second year BA (Hons) Fashion Communication and Promotion students were asked to explore notions of identity, by working with either the fashion brand, Fred Perry or dance studio, Dance4.

Upcycled Light Installation and LED light workshop

Nottingham Trent University, Newton building, City Campus
5.00 pm – 9.00 pm
Artist and NTU alumna Sarah Turner creates highly innovative upcycled light installations made from 100s of plastic bottles. Visit the installation, as part of A Feast of Lights: Objects and Space and take part in workshop to create your own bottle LED light to take away.

The workshop is open to the public and free to attend – no prior booking required.


Nottingham Trent University, Newton building, City Campus
5.00 pm – 9.00 pm
Artist and researcher, Irene Rogan explores the use of holographic projection to introduce you to the exciting world of waterborne microorganisms. With support from NTU's Enabling Innovation Programme, the work engages new audiences with the living landscape.

Whiling by Katja K. Hock

Brewhouse Yard Gardens, Castle Boulevard, NG7 1FB
5.00 pm – 11.00 pm
For her latest work, MFA Fine Art Course Leader, Katja K. Hock will be projecting largescale, slow-moving films and images of woodlands and sand quarries, from the former mining community of Bestwood village.

Canalside Curiosities

British Waterways Building, Castle Wharf, Canal Street, NG1 7EH
6.00 pm – 9.00 pm
A visual collage of Nottingham’s hidden waterway heritage brought to you by MA Museum & Heritage Development students from Nottingham Trent University in collaboration with the Canalside Heritage Centre, Canal & River Trust, Waterfront pub and Wildstrawberry.

Russian Revolution: 100 Years

Nottingham Trent University, Waverley building, City Campus, NG7 4HF
5.00 pm – 9.00 pm
To mark the 100th anniversary of the Russian Revolution, staff and students from the School of Art & Design create lighting projections onto the exterior of NTU’s Waverley building.

Any questions?

If you have any questions about these events, please email us or call 0115 848 8268.