River of Light Liverpool 2019 - Promotional Graphic. 1 - 9 November.

Liverpool. River of Light. 

A nine day festival of light, colour and spectacle. River of Light 2019 will bring together large scale art commissions from artists across the world. 

Commissions sharing the theme of light will arrive across the city of Liverpool. They will be on display between 1 - 9 November 2019 across Liverpool's waterfront. 

Click on the installations below for more information on each artwork. 

Use #RiverOfLight on social media to share your snaps of the festival. 


As part of the River of Light 2019 Festival, the hugely popular mid-river firework display will return for one-night-only on Sunday November 3rd.

  1. Fireworks 3 Nov
    Artist: Titanium Fireworks Venue: River Mersey Two simultaneous displays, from the Waterfront in Liverpool will start at 6.30pm with a soundtrack featuring artists and songs which have been big in the city this year
  2. Globoscope
    Artist: Collectif Coin Venue: Liverpool Parish Church – Our Lady and St Nicholas An immersive sound and light journey unique.
  3. Spiders
    Artist: Group Laps Venue: Cunard Building Spiders are invading one of the most iconic buildings in the city.
  4. Cetus
    Artist: Kazimier Productions Venue: Mann Island Basin Part of the Constellations Presents season, Cetus reimagines the poetry of the night sky underwater.
  5. Intrude
    Artist: Amanda Parer Venue: Exchange Flags A fairytale or a nightmare? Joyous or a warning sign?
  6. Flight
    Artist: Arup Venue: Royal Liver Building A unique commission will utilise this new lightscape.
  7. Whole Hole
    Artist: Vendal & The Wolf - Amsterdam Light Festival Venue: Wapping Dock Wall Built into one of the most iconic gateways in the city, this vortex feels like entering a portal into another dimension.
  8. Run Beyond
    Artist: Angelo Benello Venue: Salthouse Quay Bridge A single huge figure will dominate the skyline of the Albert Dock.
  9. Submergence
    Artist: Squid Soup Venue: Mann Island Atrium Taking over one of the waterfronts most dynamic spaces, Submergence is an immersive environment.
  10. Liverpool Jackpot graphic
    In this set of neons, random images of an eye, a carrot and the playful message Hold Your Nerve and Think Big flash rotate in different configurations.
    1. 1 Nov 20199 Nov 2019
  11. Portal - River of Light 2019 Graphic
    Local artist Sam Wiehl will create a digital artwork which is a celebration of the creativity and colour of Liverpool, as part of Liverpool's nine day festival of light, sound and art; River of Light.
    1. 1 Nov 20199 Nov 2019
  12. Art Lovers Guide to River of Light
    To help you plan your trip to the city during this magical time we’ve put together a two day itinerary so you don’t miss out on any of the installations, places to eat to refuel and all the other amazing art and culture offerings we have in Liverpool.
  13. Family Fun Itinerary
    We have put together this handy two day guide to make the most of your trip to the city. 🎆

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