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Bringing light to the heart of the community

‘Amazing Mossley lantern light up! Never seen anything like it in my life! Nice to be involved!’ Thank you!’ - Local resident.

Mossley Light Festival  is part of Mossley’s seasonal ‘lights switch on’ each November. The festival launched in 2016 when months of participatory events involving schools, community groups, artists and businesses culminated in a free festival for all.

In its first year thousands of people joined together to fill the streets, celebrate Mossley’s creativity, and share its infectious community spirit. The high quality content amazed visitors, impressed residents, and inspired children who
wanted to do it all again.

Our festival is created by the wonderful communities in Mossley. It’s a fantastic opportunity for groups and businesses to work together to put Mossley on the map as a visitor destination.

We are busy fundraising for our 2017 festival and full details will be announced soon. Until then, why not join us in helping to make the 2017 festival the best one yet.

 

For schools

Mossley Light Festival For Schools "Seeing the kids faces enjoying such a fantastic event was tremendous" - 2016 participant In 2016 250 children from every local primary school walked proudly with their lanterns in the festival parade. For 2017 your school can create...
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For business

Mossley Light Festival For Business "We are delighted to be involved with this unique event and I’m personally thrilled that [our] station has been selected as one of the exhibition locations" - Billy Vickers, TPE Station Manager Our festival is for everyone and we...
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Celebrate Festival

Celebrate Festival! Mossley Light Festival and The Vale will be organizing several exciting events and opportunities throughout they year to help raise awareness & funds for the light festival parade. At the same time we are going to have a whole lot of fun...
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How to support us

Why support Mossley Light Festival? “I’ve seen a street I’ve known most of my life suddenly burst into life” – 2016 participant COMMUNITY In 2016, almost 40% of Mossley’s residents were involved in some way; walking with children, watching the parade, making lanterns,...
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How to support MLF

How To Support Mossley Light Festival "This festival of light is excellent for community spirit and promoting Mossley where I grew up – brilliant." - Local resident In 2016, Mossley Light Festival was heavily subsidised by funds raised by The Vale, Mossley Town...
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MLF 2017

Mossley Light Festival 2017   Mossley Light Festival 2017 wil take place on the 25th November! Watch this space for all the latest...
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For community

Mossley Light Festival For Community "It was magic to see so many different groups involved, everyone was part of it" - 2016 participant In 2016, we worked with over 14 community group partners that helped to host art, music, and dance sessions for the local community...
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For artists

Mossley Light Festival For Artists   Mossley Light Festival provides a platform for local artists to bring their work to new audiences and environments. In 2016 we supported over 20 artists providing time, space, resources and employment over a four month...
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