River of Light 2019 – full programme as Liverpool prepares for 9 day spectacular


River of Light 2019

The popular River of Light event is coming back to Liverpool again for 2019, Getintothis’ Warren Millar has the lowdown on what’s to come.

From November 1 Liverpool’s River of Light festival spectacular returns for nine days across the city.

This years festival looks set to be one colourful and dazzling display of art, with no fewer than 10 newly commissioned displays lighting up some of the city’s iconic landmarks and buildings, created by some of the most exciting artists across Europe..

Two simultaneous displays, from the Waterfront in Liverpool and as part of Wirral’s Borough of Culture year in New Brighton, will start at 6.30pm on Sunday 3 November with a soundtrack featuring artists and songs which have been big in the city this year.

Here’s the break down of all the shows and their locations for River of Light 2019:

Waterfront side of Cunard Buildings
5pm – 10pm each night

Courtyard of Liverpool Parish Church
5pm – 10pm each night

Exchange Flags
5pm – 10pm each night

Run Beyond
Albert Dock
5pm – 10pm each night

Mann Island Atrium
5pm – 10pm each night

Best photographs of October 2019: House of Suarez, Lubomyr Melnyk, Gary Numan

Merseyside Maritime Museum
5pm – 10pm each night

Liverpool Jackpot
The Plaza Building, Old Hall Street
5pm – 10pm each night

The Royal Liver Building
Every 30 mins from 5pm – 9.30pm each night

Whole Hole
Wapping Dock
5pm – 10pm each night

Cetus – underwater display
Mann Island
5pm – 10pm each night

River of Light Fireworks
River Mersey

Sunday 3 November, 6.30pm

Images by Getintothis’ Warren Millar





Leave a Reply