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WELCOME TO THE BASINGWERK FESTIVAL OF LIGHT WEBSITE

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!

BLOG & NEWS

The Water Wheel

One of the most ambitious pieces of the festival is the huge water wheel and water fall with projection and lighting. Ben's been constructing the main wheel sections while Rob's been getting water everywhere!

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Filming Complete With Schools!

After fantastic performances from all the pupils we've worked with, we've now collected all the dances, animations, drawings and lanterns - time for editing!!

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Building a Waterfall

Putting together a nice collection of hose pipes, pond pumps, adapters, fan nozzles, quick release fittings and jubilee clips! One super 12,000 litre per hour waterfall coming up... Watch this space!  

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THE TEAM

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)

Choreographer

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...