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Bury Light Night returns for its third annual event next month
THE spotlight will be on Bury when the town stages its third annual Light Night next month.
Bury is set to shine as thousands of people are due to descend on the town centre to witness a huge and eclectic mix of arts, music, performance and visual treats on Friday, October 11.
Unusual and special events for all the family will take place against a backdrop of lit-up buildings and animated public spaces, mostly free, between 6pm and 9pm.
There will also be a tasty array of bustling markets and food and drink on offer, plus late shopping opportunities.
The action will take place across the town centre at the following venues: Bury Art Museum, The Fusilier Museum and Tourist Information Centre, The Met, Castle Armoury, Bury Transport Museum, Mill Gate shopping centre and The Rock shopping centre Weird and wonderful happenings can also be expected in the town’s public spaces in Kay Gardens, Library Gardens and Gallipoli Garden on Silver Street, Bury Parish Church Gardens, and Lions Gardens on Crompton Street.
Cllr Jane Lewis, cabinet member for leisure, tourism and culture, said: “Bury Light Night has proved a huge success so far, and everyone is looking forward to a third year of great entertainment and family fun.
“I must thank and congratulate our many partners who have done so much to make Bury Light Night happen.”
As part of the event, Bury Hospice is staging its onesies/pyjama sponsored walk of about five miles, scheduled to start at 8pm. The walk is a family event for all ages. Registration is £10 for adults, £5 for children aged 16 or under. To take part: call 0161 797 1748 or email lightnightwalk@buryhospice .org.uk.
- For all the details, download the Bury Light Programme at www.bury. gov.uk/burylightnight Printed copies can be picked up at Bury Tourist Information Centre, based in the Fusilier Museum in Moss Street, Bury: call 0161 253 5111 or email email@example.com .uk. You can follow Bury Light Night on Twitter at www.twitter.com/bury lightnight and Facebook at www. facebook.com/burylightnight
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