20th November 2019

Illuminate 2019 at Mount Edgcumbe

Let there be light…

As Plymouth’s light festival Illuminate returns to Royal William Yard and the Barbican it will now include Mount Edgcumbe for the first time as it expands across the river.

Starting at 5.30 pm from 28th November to 1st December, the free festival promises immersive visual art, spectacular projections and interactive installations set out across it’s festival centre, Royal William Yard. New for 2019 Illuminate welcomes you to enjoy additional installations at the Barbican and Mount Edgcumbe Country Park.

Claire Honey, Project Manager for the festival, said: “In 2018, Illuminate stunned with
incredible light installations, interactive artworks and spectacular projections from local,
national and international artists. The festival was enjoyed by over 28,000 people across the
four days. Now a multi-site festival we’re really excited to welcome new artists creating aweinspiring light art to inspire visitors of all ages.”

Illuminate will open the Mayflower 400 commemorations in November 2019 during Thanksgiving and close them in November 2020. The project is a signature event in the Mayflower 400 programme and connects the partner destinations across the UK and internationally.