Stunning County Durham landmarks illuminated in this year’s Lumiere festival

The festival has expanded into locations as widespread as Raby Castle, Penshaw Monument, Ushaw Historic House and Gardens and Seaham Harbour

The UK’s leading light festival Lumiere has once again transformed the city of Durham with beautiful, mesmerising displays illuminating the city’s ancient streets.

And this year, for the first time, the bi-annual event of light has expanded out into the far corners County Durham.

Six major Lumiere installations at landmark locations as widespread as The Pasmore Pavilion in Peterlee, Finchale Priory, Penshaw Monument, Raby Castle, Seaham Harbour and Ushaw Historic House and Gardens have been enchanting visitors to the county.

Together with the celebration of light in the heart of Durham which includes The UNESCO World Heritage site of Durham Cathedral and Castle and Redhills, the former headquarters of the Durham Miners and the Pitman’s Parliament and 30 other locations across the city this years Lumiere festival was the biggest and brightest to date.

Here is a selection of photographs which capture the wonderful festival of light, Lumiere 2021.

Source: Einnews

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