Tate Liverpool Special Event

LightNight 2017 Past Times


Come and enjoy the atmosphere of a summer fête

Art, live music and food come together for Past Times, a late-night fête full of activities for all ages. During the night partake in an arts and crafts workshop, hear stories inspired by Constellations, or join in classic summer style games. A dressing up box will be present, with props for you to transform into someone new or old.

We’re also running a Great Art Bake Off, for those who fancy creating their own edible works of art. Responding to LightNight’s theme of time, renowned baker Dan Lepard will be judging this year’s competition. If you wish to enter, please submit your name, email address and telephone number to cakedesigncomp@tate.org.uk.

Our Peter Blake dazzle café will be open serving locally-sourced food and a wide selection of drinks throughout the evening. Remember kids eat free when an accompanying adult purchases a main course. 

Join us for a pre-summertime festivity!


18.00–20.00          Workshop: Learn about the first time-keepers in a hands-on workshop with Mad Science

18.00–20.30   Arts and crafts making station in Tate Liverpool’s café

19.00                       Performance: Mersey Morris Men

19.45–20.00          Great Art Bake Off judging with Dan Lepard

20.00–21.30          Music: Off the Grid playing their folk music in Tate Liverpool’s Café

Exhibitions & Displays

17.00–21.00          Ellsworth Kelly in Focus

17.00–20.00          Tracey Emin and William Blake in Focus

17.00–20.00          Constellations

This event is part of the eighth annual LightNight Liverpool, the free one-night arts festival, which will take place on Friday 19 May 2017. If you want to see the full detail’s of this year’s events, the LightNight festival guide is available to buy in Tate Liverpool’s shop. 

LightNight 2017

LightNight 2017: Past Times

LightNight 2017

Family activity at Tate Liverpool © Tate Liverpol, Rachel Ryan

Off the Grid

Off the Grid

Tate Liverpool

Albert Dock
Liverpool Waterfront
Liverpool L3 4BB
Plan your visit

Date & Time

19 May 2017 at 17.00–22.00

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