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Basingwerk Festival Of Light Site | Behind the scenes and Media from the event
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Find out all about the artists and team putting on the event, watch the behind the scenes footage and access images, audio and media from the community and school sessions and workshops!

Watch the Behind The Scenes Video!


Thanks to Everyone!

A huge thank you to everyone who made this festival possible. The volunteers, behind the scenes organisers, CADW, Costal Rangers, Scouts, the artists, all the staff and helpers of Basingwerk Abbey, everyone who came to the festival and anyone else who helped out in...

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Coastal Dance Themes…

NEW Dance Youth Dance Company and Students from Coleg Cambria have been working extremely hard over the past few week creativity material of their performance at the Basingwerk Abbey Festival of Light using coastal theme and the history of the abbey for stimulus. This...

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Smoke & Torches

Any excuse to fill the house with smoke (and set off the alarms! Rob's been testing out the new Hazer machine and a new torch!

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Meet the people behind the festival...
Ben Davies

Ben Davies

Lead Visual Artist

As well as developing the overall artistic vision for the festival and constructing all the large scale lanterns and installations, Ben Davies has been busy in local schools working with children and teachers making lanterns, way markers and drawings to incorporate into the festival.

Rob Spaull

Rob Spaull

Digital Media Artist

Rob is responsible for delivering the digital elements of the festival from the projections and interactive sound & lights to the waterfall and Abbey Ghost…

Ynyr Llwyd

Ynyr Llwyd

Ynyr Llwyd is composing several works for the festival including the score for the main projection works and dances and is also performing on the festival stage during the event.

Jamie Jenkins (NewDance)

Jamie Jenkins (NewDance)


Jamie from NewDance has been working in schools, communities and with the NewDance youth dance group to create new material to be performned at the festival and also included within the projections at the event.

Jude Wood

Lantern Workshop

Honor Pedican

Textile Flags

Behind the Scenes

Have a look at what we've been getting up to...