Welcome to Durham University at Lumiere 2023
We're excited that Lumiere will once again return to the City, and pleased to be supporting this as a major partner. We're also glad to be able to host several installations on our buildings and land, enabling visitors to explore the City of Durham and enjoy the festival.
Student and Staff Volunteering Opportunities at Lumiere
These roles are ideal for someone who is volunteering for the first time, or a seasoned professional. A great CV enhancer, with no previous experience required. Free Park and Ride pass provided.
Lumiere 2023 Trailer
Lumiere 2023 will be the biggest yet in Durham, with world-renowned artists Ai Weiwei and Rafael Lozano-Hemmer featured in a programme that will illuminate the city. Visit the Lumiere website to explore over 40 international artworks, including a selection of works in Bishop Auckland, as part of a biennial spotlight on the wider Durham County. Free for everyone to attend.
Student Life at Lumiere
Discover more about how our students recorded the soundtrack to the centre piece of the 2021 Lumiere Festival. Explore Durham by night with English graduate Ruby, and winter in Durham with international student Tia. Criminology graduate Cynthia also covers this must see event in her blog.
Latest News and Events
Lumiere news and events from across the university and from Artichoke Trust.