Tickets go on sale as Luxmuralis is set to return to Durham Cathedral in October

Luxmuralis is returning for a third year with new installation Space and tickets are now on sale, with some special discounted rates.

We are thrilled to announce that Luxmuralis is returning with new installation Space. From Wednesday 9 to Sunday 13 October, you will be able to experience stunning light projections of galaxies and see original footage of a rocket launch, all with immersive soundscapes throughout the cathedral.

Since 2022 we have welcomed thousands of visitors to experience immersive light shows by Luxmuralis. The first show Life immersed visitors in a journey through earth, sea and sky and a year later in 2023 Science explored the elements, DNA, and the greatest scientists in history.

Due to the popularity of the two previous shows, we recommend that you buy your tickets early for Space - an entirely different show delving into exploration through galaxies, outer-space and the ambition to adventure beyond.

Andrew Usher, Chief Officer: Visitor Experience and Enterprise at Durham Cathedral says,

“It is a joy to welcome the artists behind Luxmuralis back to Durham Cathedral again. Following the success of last year, we are releasing the tickets early so people can plan for their visit in October. We had a fantastic response to the artwork in the previous years and we urge people to get their tickets early to avoid any disappointment. With a different show, we can't wait to see what Space brings to the cathedral this autumn."

By day the cathedral will appear as normal, then each evening, installations will be projected across all areas inside the cathedral. The artwork will flow through the cathedral, inviting visitors to ponder our relationship with planet Earth within the universe whilst music fills the cathedral to invigorate the senses.

There will also be the opportunity to reflect on the experience and light a candle in the Galilee Chapel.

The Dean of Durham, The Very Revd Dr Philip Plyming says,

"We are delighted to be hosting Space by Luxmuralis at Durham Cathedral. Christians believe that the heavens tell the glory of God, and there can be no better place than Durham Cathedral to help us wonder at stars and space, and reflect on our place within the cosmos. "

This awe-inspiring sound and light projection was created by the artistic collaboration Luxmuralis. Their works have been touring cathedrals in England for several years.

Space by Luxmuralis is suitable for all ages and visitors and entry to the cathedral is by a timed ticket only.

Event timings:

  • Wednesday 9 to 12 Saturday October, 6.45pm - 9.15pm
  • Sunday 13 October, 6.30pm - 9pm

Ticket Prices: Adults £11, Children (under 18) £5, Infants (under 3) free.

Special offer tickets are available Wednesday 9 and Thursday 10 October from 8.15pm to 9.15pm. Adults £7, Children (under 18) £3.25.