21 May 2021 5pm – Late


Deadline to apply: 15 April 2020

On Friday 15 May 2020 venues across the city will open their doors until late for the tenth annual LightNight, a spectacular evening of over 100 free events.

We are seeking a team of enthusiastic people who have a passion for Liverpool’s vibrant arts and cultural scene to help at this year’s festival. This is a unique opportunity to be part of one of the most exciting nights in the city’s calendar, and to gain experience working in the arts and with cultural venues.

For 2019 visitors of all ages can join in with everything from live music and light installations to hands-on workshops, dancing, spoken word, street performance, theatre, late-opening exhibitions and walking tours. It’s a city-centre wide culture crawl like no other as venues large and small, old and new, galleries, museums and unusual arts spaces stay open late to celebrate the incredible arts and culture on offer here in Liverpool.

All volunteers will need to be available from 4.30pm – 10pm  Friday 15 May 2020 for LightNight itself  and for one of the briefing sessions, which will take place 6-8pm on 4 & 5 May.

The deadline to apply is 15 April 2019.

For more information about volunteering on LightNight and what roles are available, read the full brief.


Applications to be part of the 2020 programme are now closed. If you would like to be notified about LightNight 2021, you can join the mailing list here (select ‘LightNight Partner Organisations’ and we’ll be in touch later in the year.


We are keen that LightNight should not rely solely on funding, and have a variety of supporters including members of the public, funding bodies and commercial partners and sponsors.

If you are interested in supporting the festival financially, or through in-kind services or goods please get in touch to see how we can work together.

Email us at info@culture.org.uk or call on 0151 478 4550.


We’re always keen to hear feedback and suggestions about LightNight; get in touch via email at info@culture.org.uk or use the contact form here.