Liverpool Cathedral Lights Up with the Wonders of the Universe

18th February 2022

Visitors to Liverpool Cathedral can experience the wonders of the universe when the immersive art installation, ‘Space, The Universe and Everything’, floods the building’s vast Gothic interior with an extraordinary display of lights, projections and sound.

The son-et-lumière installation, by creative duo Luxmuralis comes to life after dark, and can be experienced every evening until Sunday 27 February.

Luxmuralis also created the Angel Wings’ installation, hosted by Liverpool Cathedral in 2020 and last year’s Peace Doves.

Artistic Director and Sculptor, Peter Walker, said:

“It’s fantastic to be back at Liverpool Cathedral and to have the opportunity to fill such a vast space with the amazing wonders of the universe is absolutely incredible.

“As the largest cathedral in the UK, Liverpool Cathedral is a remarkable building and its striking Gothic architecture provides the perfect backdrop for this immensely powerful artwork. I’m really excited about seeing people immerse themselves in ‘Space, The Universe and Everything’ as we capture the imagination and excitement around space discovery, transporting visitors from the first step on the moon to the edge of the universe and back again in just one night.”

Paul Smith, Director of Enterprise at Liverpool Cathedral, added:

“This is our most ambitious installation yet and we hope visitors will enjoy being immersed in the greatness and the mystery that surrounds our vast universe as the building is transformed by such an incredibly moving piece of art.

‘Space, The Universe and Everything’ runs from Friday 18 – Sunday 27 February with shows starting every 15 minutes between 6 pm – 8 pm. Tickets for the immersive art experience, which lasts around 40 minutes, must be booked in advance at Ticket Quarter.

Photo Credit – Luxmuralis, Peter Walker sculptor.