Lumiere Durham, 16th – 19th November 2017
Back in Durham for the fifth time, artists from around the world will illuminate the city in delightful and unexpected ways, with a series of light installations to explore.
Entry to the city centre area / peninsula will be ticket only, 4.30-7.30pm during Lumiere.
Over half of the 29 art works, including some of the most spectacular installations, will be located outside the city centre area and can be visited without a ticket, any time between 4.30pm – 11pm. Everyone will be able to enter the city centre once the ticketed period is over, although you may have to queue.
Access to the city centre area is via:
Prebends Bridge will be exit only. All other access points will be closed.
When are tickets for Durham Lumiere available?
Tickets will be available from Thursday, October 15 and free when collected in person at no charge from Gala Theatre and the following Durham County Council Customer Access Points: Barnard Castle; Chester-le-Street; Consett; Crook; Seaham; Spennymoor; and Stanley see the Lumiere website for details.
Tickets are also bookable in advance, online and by phone, through Ticketmaster (£1 booking charge per ticket plus postage. See the Lumiere page on Ticketmaster for terms and conditions).
They are limited to 6 per household.
Why do I need a ticket?
Tickets are necessary only to visit the artworks in the central area and only between 4.30pm and 7.30pm, although people should still be prepared to queue during this busy period.