Gallery event

Drop in

Wednesday 6 May

14:00-17:00

Thursday 7 May

18:00-21:00

Friday 8 May

14:00-17:00

Join experts from Natsal for an intimate, in-gallery conversation - and this time, you get to ask the questions!

Workshop

Ticketed

Sunday 3 May

15:00-15:30

Gain exclusive, behind-the-scenes access to the conservation studio to see the variety of ways light can affect material.

Gallery event

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Sunday 3 May

13:00-17:30

Make your own LED-powered display board, mix light to form different colours, and program a simple microchip.

Performance

Drop in

Saturday 2 May

16:00-16:45

Sunday 3 May

16:00-16:45

Twenty contemporary poets respond to American poet Jackson Mac Low's 'Light Poems'.

Workshop

Ticketed

Saturday 2 May

14:00-14:30

16:00-16:30

Watch and participate in scenes from Elizabethan plays to discover how darkness can be created in broad daylight.

Workshop

Drop in

Saturday 2 May

13:30-14:00

15:00-15:30

16:30-17:00

Celebrate, explore and reveal the invisible moments, triggered by red light, in the everyday life of plants.

Workshop

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Saturday 2 May

13:00-17:30

UCL’s Malet Place comes alive with the power of light, with an open day at the Institute of Making and activities from UCL researchers.

Performance

Ticketed

Friday 1 May

20:10-20:35

Saturday 2 May

13:30-13:50

15:00-15:20

16:15-16:35

Sunday 3 May

13:30-13:50

15:00-15:20

16:15-16:35

Monday 4 May

13:30-13:50

15:00-15:20

16:15-16:35

Travel through Wellcome Collection to see it in a new light.

Performance

Drop in

Friday 1 May

20:00-20:30

21:00-21:30

22:00-22:30

Saturday 2 May

13:00-13:30

14:00-14:30

15:00-15:30

Sunday 3 May

13:00-13:30

14:00-14:30

15:00-15:30

Storytellers present startling adult tales and snippets of ancestral stories from around the world.

Discussion

Ticketed

Friday 1 May - Monday 4 May

Join artists, scientists, writers and researchers for a series of 30-minute talks that promise to illuminate, sparkle and delight.

Performance

Ticketed

Friday 1 May

19:30-22:30

Saturday 2 May

13:00-17:30

Sunday 3 May

13:00-17:30

Create and ignite your own lightbulb filament while listening to a cluster of speaking lightbulbs hanging overhead.