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Take Part

We want you to join us in creating the very first edition of First Light Festival.


There are many volunteering opportunities at First Light Festival with something for everyone whatever your age or interests – become part of our team! Please register here and we’ll get back to you to tell you more get in touch with more information.


Procession – Join the opening procession, which will weave its way along the beach to officially open First Light Festival. There will be some group sessions in the run up to the festival but you can also join in on the day. To find out more please register here and we’ll get right back to you with more information.

Fish at First Light Feast

Be part of a giant sunrise feast! Bring your own or pay what you can for Fish at First Light – our take on a loaves and fishes feast.


A new First Light dance work is being created by Lowestoft born choreographer Rosemary Lee. If you’re are a keen amateur dancer and aged from 8 – 78 then click here to find out more.


Canon Europe is one of our key supporters and photography is an important part of First Light Festival. If you’re are a keen local photographer, click here to find out more about being involved in workshops and photographic activities with Canon and First Light Festival.

Film makers

Suffolk Short Film Festival will be launching at First Light Festival. To find out more go to:


Beach Hut Installations – First Light has 8 beach huts waiting to be transformed for the festival. Click here for more information.

Artist Residency

Click here for more information about the first CEFAS (Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science) and First Light Festival artist residency. 


First Light is looking for local and regional makers and producers for First Light Festival’s market place, to showcase the great produce of Lowestoft and its locality and the skills of makers who are inspired by the region, sun, sea and coast. Click here to get in touch.

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