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In Pictures: Lumiere Durham brightens up city’s winter nights

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The festival started 10 years ago and draws thousands of visitors into the city centre.

Lumiere Durham light festival 2019

Durham’s Lumiere festival started 10 years ago and draws thousands of visitors into the city centre to enjoy free, public art pieces on dark winter nights.

At this year’s event, lyricist and author Sir Tim Rice played his piece Keys Of Light on a white piano which simultaneously projected light and shapes on to a nearby student block.

Lumiere Durham light festival 2019
Visitors admire the illuminations at Durham Cathedral (Owen Humphreys/PA)
Lumiere Durham light festival 2019
I Love Durham, a giant snow globe by Jacques Rival (Owen Humphreys/PA)
Lumiere Durham light festival 2019
Durham Cathedral is lit up during a preview of Stones (Owen Humphreys/PA)
Lumiere Durham light festival 2019
Mysticete by Topla Design/Catherine Garre (Owen Humphreys/PA)
Lumiere Durham light festival 2019
End Over End by Lucy McDonnell (Owen Humphreys/PA)
Lumiere Durham light festival 2019
Mysticete by Topla Design/Catherine Garre (Owen Humphreys/PA)
Lumiere Durham light festival 2019
I Love Durham by Jacques Rival (Owen Humphreys/PA)

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