The Arches Festivals

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Light Night Worcester 2023 – when & where

Full programme details for Light Night Worcester 2023Wednesday 22 and Thursday 23 February Light Night Worcester returns for the fourth time with as spectacular programme of creative and interactive work and walkabout street performances. On both nights visitors will be […]

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Light Night Worcester

Wednesday 22 and Thursday 23 February from 6.30 – 9.30pm Light Night returns with another spectacular programme including a UK premiere of work by international performance company Picto Facto, as Worcester’s city centre plays host to another exciting programme of […]

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Light Night Worcester to brighten up dark February evenings

Light Night Worcester is returning on Wednesday 23 and Thursday 24 February 2022 from 6pm – 9.30pm, bringing light, joy and fun to the city centre. Taking place on two evenings in the school half-term The Arches Festivals team have […]

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Light Night Worcester returns for three nights in October 2021

Following their summer outing with Same But Different, The Arches Worcester Festivals are bringing back their highly successful Light Night festival in October. This time it will be taking place over three nights 19-21 October 2021 This year Light Night […]

Photo of Recovery Poems visited the city centre for visitors to discover during the day including South Quay

Local community groups inspired by visit from large light poem

Emergency Exit Arts’ Recovery Poems visited Worcester city centre and communities this week as part of The Arches Worcester Festivals’ Same But Different. Recovery Poems, is the creation of artists Robert Mongomery and Deanna Rodger inspired by the thoughts and […]

Recovery Poems by Alex Bamford Photography

Same but Different

The Arches Festivals brings a splash of colour to Worcester with Same But Different this summer, taking a step back towards what they do best, creating playful moments to stumble upon and bringing a splash of colour to the streets […]

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Brand-new work for Light Night Worcester 2021

High profile artists commissioned to create brand-new work for Light Night Worcester 2021 Four high profile artists have been commissioned by the Arches Festivals to create brand-new large scale projection-based artwork for Light Night Worcester 2021. International and award-winning artists […]