LightPool Festival 2016 ran from 28 October until 2 November 2016. 6 nights, 35 installations, 6 large productions, a conference, to celebrate light, Blackpool, LightPool and Blackpool Illuminations. Best summed up by IMAGINE PEACE, love yoko.Know more
A flying spaceship, aerial performance, pyro and rousing soundtrack, as well as illuminated procession and parade involving up to 100 people. Created to celebrate the closure of cult venue Kazimier in Liverpool, it’s next level performance appropriate for the launch of the festival.
Featuring a whole host of breath-taking fire performances and an exploding piano, this show has been described as ‘thriller meets silent film’ and features a multi-talented cast of dancers, musicians and fire performers.
Produced by the LightPool production team and exclusive to LightPool Festival, Lumidogs is back and it’s bigger and better than ever before! An extravagant staged event featuring a star-studded cast of special guests, including the one and only Trip Hazard from Britain’s Got Talent! ‘Crufts meets Cabaret’, a Blackpool first.
Mr Wilson’s Second Liners form a traditional New Orleans brass band. However, this is no sombre occasion: Mr Wilson’s expend their collective musical talent paying homage to the diehard days of the Hacienda, 90s club culture and its greatest hero, Mr Tony Wilson.
Percussion, fire, lights, motion : pure energy. From direct contact with the public, the huge sound box drives across the town. This human machine shows off its rhythm and drags the audience along a path punctuated with pyro surprises. Shouts, drums, sparkles: an exhilarating spiral!
The original and best LED drummers, Spark! Is a unique, captivating and outstanding show like no other! Five mysterious characters made of light and sound will take you on an extraordinary and mesmerising journey. High impact drumming and lovable musical arrangements, beautiful lighting design, dynamic choreography, dazzling costumes, and strong characters.
This lightwork originally commissioned for the Salisbury Festival is a visually stunning neon pink ladder that appears to be a stairway to heaven and will appear on St Johns church. The work has also toured to Canterbury, Rotherhithe, and Walworth.
The new commission Art Is Your Human Right by Bob and Roberta Smith, which will see illuminated words hanging at eye-catching locations around the town centre including the Council Office, The Grundy and Clifton Street.
A coffin for a fictional clown bedecked with 540 programmed fairground lights, and made precisely to fit the artist himself. Whether the piece is sad or funny is up to you!