North East businesses help light up Lumiere

4 June 2015 - Latest news

North East businesses are coming together to support Lumiere, the UK’s largest outdoor light festival, which returns to the city for the fourth time from 12th to 15th November 2015.

A raft of sponsors from across the region, including believe housing, are working with festival producers Artichoke and commissioning body Durham County Council to help deliver the event that will transform the city centre for four nights with a dazzling series of artists’ installations.

Other North East sponsors who are helping to bring Lumiere back to Durham in 2015 include Furniture manufacturing company Derwentside HomesGodfrey Syrett, Northumbrian WaterPrince Bishops Shopping Centre, Sevcon and Walkergate.

Sarah Coop, Artichoke Development Director said: “Lumiere wouldn’t be possible without the generous support of our sponsors and we’re incredibly grateful to the businesses who are working with us, and to our funders Durham County Council and Arts Council England who pledged £1.1m to bring the festival back to Durham in 2015.”

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