Bolton Library and Museum Services

Bolton Light Festival

21st October to 22nd November 2018

Community Lantern Workshop

Sat 17th Nov, 2-5pm.

The Market Place Shopping Centre, First Floor

An opportunity to make a willow lantern to carry in the Lantern Parade on the 22nd November. No prior knowledge needed. Bring an apron.

Library and Museum Light Night Code Breakers

Wed 14th Nov, 6pm.

Bolton Library and Museum Le Mans Crescent, Bolton BL1 1SE

Explore the library and museum after hours and try to solve a series of puzzles using light, imagination and codebreaking skills to find the answers!

Suitable for families, children 4+.

Multicultural Music Concert

Fri 16th Nov, 6-8pm.

Walker Suite, Victoria Hall, BL1 2AS.

Music and singing from diverse community group to celebrate Interfaith Week, the theme of the event will be light. This event is free but requires pre-registration at

boltoninterfaithcouncil.org.uk

Illuminous

Fri 16th and Sat 17th Nov, from 5pm.

Victoria Square, BL1 1 RU.

Bolton at Home Town Centre Light Project is set to mark the 21st anniversary of Bolton at Home’s Percent for Art initiative which has championed arts and creativity in the borough.

Museum and Library Light Night Code Breakers.

Sat 17th Nov, 6pm.

Bolton Library and Museum Le Mans Crescent, Bolton BL1 1SE

Explore the library and museum after hours and try to solve a series of puzzles using light, imagination and codebreaking skills to find the answers!

Suitable for families, children 4+.

WriteOutLoud ‘Light’ themed poetry night

Sun 18th Nov, 7.30pm.

Bolton Socialist Club, 16 Wood Street, Bolton, BL1 1DY.

Poets are invited, experienced and new to perform their work with the theme of light in a welcoming environment. Poetry lovers are also very welcome to come and listen. Entry £1.

writeoutloud.net

Christmas Light Switch on and Light Lantern Parade

Thurs 22nd Nov, 5-7pm

Victoria Square, Bolton, BL1 1RU

Enjoy the free Bolton Christmas Light Switch On including fantastic musical entertainment, a magical light parade and a spectacular firework finale. Sponsored by Market Place Shopping Centre.

Boltonwinterfestival.com

This year will include various community events and activities across the town centre and districts with a finale Lantern Light Parade Christmas Light Switch-On event on Thursday 22nd November.

Please check back for the full calendar of events.