First Light Festival
A 24-hour multi arts festival in a beautiful coastal setting.
Celebrating one cycle of midsummer sun setting and rising over the beach in Britain’s most easterly town.
Creativity, arts, science, music, sport, and light.
Following the huge success of our 2019 event, the festival will return on the 2020 summer solstice weekend. Join us on the 20th and 21st of June for 24 hours of non-stop multi-arts programming on Lowestoft’s South Beach.
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First Light Festival runs continuously across the summer solstice weekend, from midday on Saturday through to midday on Sunday.
Join us on Lowestoft South Beach through changing tides, light and darkness, sun and stars for a unique shared experience.
This is a festival for thinkers, for dreamers and for fun-seekers.
Pick the brains of some of the world’s top scientists, authors and broad-casters; dance on the sand to live music and DJs; watch films at our outdoor cinema; take a moment to yourself in the well being tipis and see site-specific installations, art and sculpture as you discover 24 hours of imaginative programming.