Bristol Light Festival

Various locations throughout Bristol
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Bristol Light Festival 2023 will run from 3 - 12 February, across 10 days and two weekends, making it the longest running edition to date, increasing the event's duration to give more opportunity for people to visit. The festival will bring colour, light and play to city centre spaces with a series of commissions from local and internationally renowned artists.

The Light Festival will take visitors along several different routes from Cabot Circus to Park Street, discovering different installations along the way. 

Find out more below about the installations announced for Bristol Light Festival 2023:

‘Scream the House Down’ by Marcus Lyall

‘Sirens’ by Davy & Kristin McGuire, Studio McGuire

‘Continuum’ by Illumaphonium

‘Trumpet Flowers’ by Amigo and Amigo

‘Beam’ by Pytch

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Let Us Shine Morag Myerscough

'Ophelia’ by Davy & Kristin McGuire

‘Halo’ by Illumaphonium

Swing Song

Free Event

Win a weekend trip to Bristol to celebrate Bristol Light Festival

Click here to enter our latest competition for the chance to win a weekend trip to Bristol, including a two night Bed and Breakfast stay for two people at The Bristol Marriott Royal Hotel, a six-pack of limited edition Bright Beams Pale ale from Left Handed Giant Brew pub, £100 Love Bristol Gift Card and dinner for two at Four Wise Monkeys Bristol.

Bristol Light Festival is presented by Bristol City Centre Business Improvement District (BID) supported by Redcliffe & Temple BID, Broadmead BID and Cabot Circus. The festival is also supported by Bristol’s City Centre & High Streets Recovery and Renewal programme, which is funded by Bristol City Council and the West of England’s Combined Authority’s Love our High Streets project, with the aim of supporting the recovery of Bristol’s priority high streets. The festival is curated by creative director Katherine Jewkes.

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Opening Times

Dates: (3 Feb 2023 - 12 Feb 2023)

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