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      November 12, 2019

      Tuesday   6:00 PM (on various days)

      179 Queen Victoria Street
      London, Greater London

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      Illuminated River Guided Walk - the artist, the project and the bridges

      Walk with us as the sun goes down and the llu­mi­nat­ed Riv­er lights up. Illuminated River is an ambi­tious, new pub­lic art com­mis­sion – a unified light installation which will trans­form London at night, connecting bridges on the Riv­er Thames, You may have seen the Channel 4 series  Londons' Great Bridges: Lighting the Thames  with Charlie Luxton, well now you can experience the artwork for yourself. Conceived by internationally-acclaimed light artist Leo Villareal and award winning British archtiects Lifschutz Davidson Sandilands. Villareal uses the latest LED technology to ‘paint with light’, which subtly unfolds across the bridge structures. He engages with the site of each bridge, respecting and revealing their individual histories and architectural features, while celebrating the Thames as London’s vital artery to create a beacon of London’s creativity, ambition and spirit, that is free and accessible for all to view. Join your Official City Guide on this gentle, evening  walk alongside the River Thames to find out more about the project, the artist and the four City bridges which form the first phase of this extraordinary, new public artwork for London. Meet - inside the entrance of Blackfriars Station Northside.  (District and Circle tube lines and Thameslink) Please note: the walk is step-free but uses lift access. It ends near the Tower of London.

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