On Feb 5 all quarters of Nottingham are contributing towards the popular annual Light Night with art work, light shows, music and more.

From 4pm till late churches and schools around Nottingham are providing a huge range of entertainment open for everyone to enjoy.

Some will host choirs and bands while others will show local art work, however all will be providing refreshments and a warm spot for families to relax.

Nottingham Castle and Brewhouse Yard will also be hosting a free late night gallery opening with the chance to see the latest exhibitions as well as enjoying the illuminated Castle grounds.

During the evening the Light Night market in market square will be home to illuminated food and craft stalls while local choirs and bands will fill the city with free live music.

Reverend Canon Steve Silvester of St Nic’s Church is excited to be taking part in this years Nottingham Light Night.

Rev Silvester said: “Light Night is the only time of the year when whole families come out together to experience the wealth of arts and culture on offer in Nottingham”

He added: “For us personally at St Nic’s it’s an opportunity for us to show hospitality to the people of Nottingham.”

  • This year will be Nottingham’s eighth annual Light Night
  • There will be more than 50 free family-friendly activities and events to attend on the evening.
  • Half price Grouprider tickets on NCT buses for £4.50 and Group tickets on trams for £5 are available for up to two adults and three kids after 5pm on the night.
  • A programme for Light Night 2016 is available now from the Nottingham Tourism centre