A spectacular new light and sound show is coming to Gloucester Cathedral this autumn

Light Eternal, created by Luxmuralis, is lighting up Gloucestershire's most spectacular building this October 2023, when the stunning new projection art installation comes to Gloucester Cathedral.

By Chloe Gorman  |  Published
Light Eternal: Yesterday, Today, Forever is a brand-new installation by world-renowned projection gallery Luxumuralis, created especially for Gloucester Cathedral.

Gloucestershire's most iconic landmark, Gloucester Cathedral, is being transformed by a spectacular light and sound installation this October 2023.

Light Eternal: Yesterday, Today, Forever, created by Luxmuralis, comes to the cathedral from Thursday 19 to Saturday 28 October 2023, telling the story of the medieval building's 1,000-year-long history through dazzling projections of light and colour and an atmospheric soundtrack. 

Promising to take visitors on an immersive journey, there will be projections across almost every part of the cathedral, highlighting its incredible architecture and stained glass windows; important aspects of cathedral life like music and scripture; as well as the building's use as a filming location for movies like Harry Potter. 

The installation is a brand-new show, created especially for Gloucester Cathedral by the world-renowned projection art gallery, Luxmuralis. 

Lead artist and artistic director at Luxmuralis, Peter Walker, said: 'We are delighted to bring our work to one of the world’s most remarkable buildings. We will be illuminating the ancient walls, aisles, floor to ceiling, something never seen before in Gloucester Cathedral, with contemporary light and sound artworks.

'Indeed, nearly every inch of the interior will be alive with images of the cathedral’s past and present, told through beautiful abstract storytelling, accompanied by a series of remarkable sound artworks. There's nothing quite like our interior cathedral installations, and this October in Gloucester will be one of the largest immersive works that we have produced.'

Dean of Gloucester, The Very Reverend Andrew Zihni, added: 'I am delighted that Gloucester Cathedral will host the Light Eternal installation this October, and all are warmly invited to come and experience it. We hope that the spectacular light projections and accompanying soundtrack will showcase the cathedral’s mission as an enduring sacred space, reflecting the light and love of Christ to all people yesterday, today, and forever.'

Tickets to Light Eternal at Gloucester Cathedral cost £9.50 for adults and £6 for children aged six to 17, with children under six able to attend for free; while VIP tickets, including access to the Tribune Gallery for an unparalleled view and either a glass of fizz or a soft drink, cost £20 for adults and £15 for children. 

For more information, see Light Eternal by Luxmuralis at Gloucester Cathedral

In partnership with Gloucester Cathedral  |  gloucestercathedral.org.uk

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