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Prepare To Be Amazed at Lightwaves 2015

By on October 30, 2015

The programme for Lightwaves 2015 has been unveiled with a full run down of exhibited artworks and events up on our web site here. If you haven’t seen it yet, do take a look – there’s lots to be amazed by!

BBC Tours at Family Arts Festival 2015

By on October 28, 2015

There’s an exciting opportunity for families to go behind-the-scenes of their favourite radio programmes this weekend with a programme of free mini-tours at BBC Salford. The tours will be held on Saturday 31st October. Lasting for approximately 1 hour and

What Will It Be Like In The Cathedral of Mirrors?

By on October 23, 2015

In just under two months, Lightwaves 2015 will be underway, lighting up the winter nights with giant digital light artworks and a programme of free workshops, performances and talks. You can find out all about it here on our event

Volunteers Wanted for Lightwaves 2015

By on October 15, 2015

Are you looking for a new challenge this winter? Want to learn new skills, make new friends, meet exciting artists and be part of a magical outdoors event? We’re looking for friendly, energetic and reliable volunteers to help Lightwaves 2015

Cathedral Of Mirrors Behind The Scenes Shots

By on October 9, 2015

Here at Quays Culture, we’re incredibly excited to reveal the first shots of Mads Christensen’s Cathedral of Mirrors in action, a brand new commission for Salford Quays’ digital light festival, Lightwaves 2015. Mads has been hard at work in his

Quays Culture at Lumen Winners Gala 2015

By on October 5, 2015

Programme manager, Laura Broome recently visited London for the Lumen Winners Gala with programme producer Lucy Dusgate. Here she takes a couple of minutes out to tell us about the experience: “Last Thursday Lucy and I took a trip to

Quays Culture Visits Ars Electronica 2015

By on September 22, 2015

Programme producer, Lucy Dusgate recently made the trip to Linz, Austria for Ars Electronica 2015. Here she reports back on her highlights of the trip: “Autumn means a trip to Ars Electronic in Linz, Austria. This is Austria’s third largest

Cathedral of Mirrors: Sneak Preview

By on September 15, 2015

US-based Danish artist Mads Christensen will be premiering his brand new artwork, Cathedral of Mirrors at Lightwaves 2015, our annual celebration of light-based art at Salford Quays this December (12th – 27th). Image: Mads Christensen – No Relation A Quays

Quays Culture Visits European Light Festivals

By on September 15, 2015

We’ve got a busy autumn ahead of us here at Quays Culture. As well as building up steam on Lightwaves 2015, we’re making time to visit some of the biggest European festivals of light-based art and digital culture, with our

Aeolian Light Included In Lumen Prize Global Tour!

By on August 20, 2015

We’re over the moon! Quays Culture’s first ever light-based artwork commission, Aeolian Light by Squidsoup is amongst 25 works selected for the Lumen Prize 2015/16 Global Tour, and will be travelling to New York, London, Shanghai and Caerphilly Castle, Wales. The news