The Most Extraordinary Christmas Decoration Has Just Appeared On Oxford Road

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Light Graffiti Simon Buckley

As many of you already know, a winter wonderland "with urban attitude - a place where the surreal meets the sublime" has appeared on Oxford Road.

If you haven't already heard of it, however - Urban Hatch has transformed into a festive treat for the gogglers - expect Christmas cheer meets nano-brewed beer, with the darkest of spaces being given the brightest of touches all under Mancunian Way.

Urban Narnia, Manchester’s new Christmas destination at Hatch on Oxford Road is looking for volunteers to participate in one of 2018's most anticipated events - Urban Lights.

Urban Lights is happening on Thursday 6th December and is set to a spectacular night of ‘light graffiti’ curated by photographer Simon Buckley, creator of the acclaimed Not Quite Light project.

The event is free to attend and un-ticketed but the Urban Lights team are offering up the chance for guests to take part in the live graffiti art project and be photographed by Simon capturing an extraordinary ‘light graffiti’ moment to cherish forever.

Those wanting to be in with a chance to be a ‘part of the art’ can apply here.

There'll also be late night shopping from nine independent retailers plus delicious food and drink from Cayuco, T'Arricrii, Mac Shac, Japanese Junk, Cottonopolis, Ol and Electrik Box. All this will be set to the soundtrack of live DJ sets from Manchester legends James Holroyd (Begin) and Matthew Krysko (The Warehouse Project).

There are limited slots available and places will be allocated at random.

The successful light graffiti applicants will be notified by Wednesday 5th December at noon.

Good luck!

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