Light Night Worcester 2022

23 and 24 February

Come out to play at Light Night 2022! The Arches Worcester Festivals are creating a playground in the streets of Worcester. Immersive and interactive artworks alongside intriguing and playful performances, will bring light, joy and fun to the dark nights.

From Neon Dogs on Cathedral Square to the immersive sensory experience of Submergence at The Old Palace and the merging of nature and technology of the gentle robotic sculpture: Luma at the Guildhall there will be plenty to spark imaginations and laughter.  

23 and 24 February


6 - 9:30pm

Free entry


6 – 9:30pm at The Old Palace 

Submergence - Squidsoup

Created using thousands of suspended lights, Submergence is an immersive, walkthrough experience where the virtual and physical worlds collide.

6 – 9:30pm at 14 Pump Street

Neon Dogs - Deepa Mann-Kler

Inspired by balloon dogs at children’s parties, this joyful collection of colourful canines is sure to engage people of all ages.

6pm, 7:30pm & 9pm at Cathedral Square 

The Lips by Puppets with Guts

The Lips have broken free from their bodies, and they have something to say… A pop puppetry performance that you won’t stop talking about!    

6 – 9:30pm inside The Guildhall

Luma - Air Giants

Luma is a huge robot; an 8m long, inflatable snail who loves an audience. She looms above visitors with a presence which is gentle, welcoming and otherworldly.

6 – 9:30pm on the High Street

Spin Me A Yarn - Studio Vertigo

Take joy in the fun and surprising things. Spin me a Yarn is a light-hearted and playful artwork. Where will the colourful, luminous string take you? 

6 – 9.30pm at Angel Place


The DJukebox is a live human Wurlitzer with a resident DJ who is ready to play the songs you most desire. Roll up and scroll through dozens of classic chart toppers and droppers from every era of popular music.

Wednesday 6 – 9:30pm, Thursday 6 – 9pm at the top of Crowngate Carpark

Silent Disco

Collect your headphones and join our Silent Disco party in this unusual venue overlooking the city.​

More programme details to follow soon

Volunteering opportunity

We are always looking for enthusiastic and approachable volunteers to help us stage unforgettable events. No experience is necessary, applicants just need to be over 18, energetic and enjoy meeting and helping others.


Do you have disabled parking?

There is no event specific disabled parking. Please use regular City Centre disabled parking as usual. More information can be found on Worcester City Council website.

How much is the event?

There is no cost to attend the festival. 

Will there be photographers?

We have an official festival media team taking videos and photographs across the event to use for our publicity purposes as well as for the project evaluation.

Where are the nearest car parks?

There is no event specific parking, please use City Centre car parks as usual. More information can be found on Worcester City Council website.