Light Night

Nottingham Light Night will take place on Friday 10 February 2017, celebrating its tenth year! Watch this space for more news about what will be happening on the night coming soon.

The Wheel of Nottingham will be back in the Old Market Square from Saturday 28 January to Sunday 12 March but, on Light Night, will be transformed into the Wheel of Light with a special light show consisting of complex patterns created with 75,000 bulbs.

Light Night photo wall

We invite you to send us your photos of this year and  past light nights along with your wishes for the city as it celebrates the tenth Light Night.

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Other returning favourites will include Arts Council England-funded installations, free entry to Nottingham Castle and Brewhouse Yard, the Light Night Market and free live music performances. But there’ll also be at least ten new venues for the tenth Light Night including the William Booth Birthplace Museum in Sneinton, the Arboretum and ‘Line of Light’ on Station Street. Find out more.

The deadline for inclusion in the printed programme has now passed, but if you are put of an organisation that wants to run an event on Light Night, you can still be included on our website. Get in touch by sending an email to 

We are looking for volunteers on the night to give directions, assist artists or sell the Light Night badges that help fund the fund. If you're aged 18 or over and available for at least three hours on the night, please get in touch via

Light Night is sponsored by Robin Hood Energy, a not-for-profit company that offers low tariffs to help tackle fuel poverty and make energy more affordable for all households in England, Scotland and Wales.

Light Night is proudly brought to you by Nottingham City Council, with support from partners.

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