Last Day To Register For The Light Up The North Conference

The Light and the Creative Economy Light Up the North National Conference takes place on Thursday 18th and Friday 19th October 2018.  It is free to attend and you can register here. You have to register by 27th September!

What is it?

This conference is hosted by the Lightpool Festival.  The Light Up The North Network is a network of northern based light festivals, and the 2018 conference will be it’s second national conference.

At the conference will be a mixture of financial backers and cultural businesses as well as artists and producers.  Those in attendance will have the opportunity to talk about the creative economy in the area, opportunities for light art and festivals, financing for these events and the sustainability of the festivals both socially and environmentally across the North.  Event speakers will be using light festivals such as Lightpool as case studies so that they can discuss their impact on the host towns and cities.

Opportunities For Networking

The conference provides a unique opportunity for artists and producers to share ideas and to meet one another.  Networking sessions planned across the two day event will ensure that attendees will be able to get the most out of their time at the conference.  Also in attendance will be representatives from some of the top European light festivals.


You can find out more about this unique opportunity here