For one night Store Street will be transformed into an artistic showcase of fire and light. Local artists and pyrotechnic experts, pa-BOOM will gather on the street alongside creative displays of fire and water fountains, hanging drops of light, a mini fire-lit bandstand and a new copper fire structure, made by Bloomsbury residents with pa-BOOM. There will be music performances, street food and mulled wine for the public to enjoy. The Building Centre together with local businesses and cafes will be open for the party.
Bloomsbury Festival is a creative explosion of performance, arts, music and heritage events held in the streets, parks, museums, galleries, laboratories and public and private buildings. The festival celebrates the best of Bloomsbury, attracting around 50,000 visitors a year.
This event is free to attend. For more details click here.
During the festival will be a workshop which offers free portraits to the public. The People's Portrait Project will be at The Building Centre from 6pm.
Light up Store Street will finish at 9.30pm.