November 15, 2019

I visited the Talking Maps exhibition and had a chat with one of the curators Nick Millea (Bodleian Map Librarian). He showed me around, shared the amazing stories the maps have to tell, and gave some details on the lightshow that is planned for the festival....

November 14, 2019

Jack is just a lighting genius. Give him a few LEDs, some pieces of street furniture or industrial scrap and he will come back, probably later that afternoon, with a lit sculpture that is invariably jaw-droppingly beautiful. He never fails to surprise in the way he mar...

November 6, 2019

Oxford’s Christmas Light Festival is an exciting event for many of our local schools who get creative with Fusion Arts and a whole bunch of artists making lanterns for the all-important opening parade! 

Here’s some fun facts that are hidden behind all the work that goes...

October 30, 2019

Recently we went to meet the artists involved in special exhibition that will be opening at the Old Fire Station on the first night of the festival to talk to them about the making of ICON.

ICON is an exhibition of iconic photographs, selected and recreated by photograp...

October 29, 2019

Oxford are having a Phil Kline's Unsilent Night thanks to OCM at the 2019 Christmas Light Festival. Find out what it is and how can join in with your very own boombox!

October 29, 2019

Saturday 9th November 10.00 – 12.30

Fusion Arts & Upcycled Sounds pop up studio, 51 Between Towns Road, OX4 3LR

£4 + pay-what-you-can donation for materials

Boomboxes, ghetto-blasters, call them what you want – they are a neglected technology in the advent of mobile phone...

October 29, 2019

This year's Christmas Light Festival is as busy as ever with a packed programme from Friday 15th to Saturday 17th November. See the whole programme from the What's On pages.

The Lantern Parade starts off the proceedings on Friday from 6.30pm and there are activities tak...

October 8, 2019

Over the 3 days of the Christmas light festival (15th - 17th November), the city of Oxford comes alive with light installations, performances and surprises around every corner. 

Local performers and bands form an integral part to the programming of the festival, br...

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