Light the North

 

The Lighthouse Trail

Farewell Weekend

29 – 31 October, book your tickets now.

 

Farewell Weekend Tickets

Charity Auction

Your chance to own your very own lighthouse!

 

Register your interest

Lighthouse Trail

From 9 August  to 17 October follow the trail of beautifully designed lighthouses.

Farewell Weekend

Book your tickets to the Farewell Weekend on 29 – 31 October.

Charity Auction

Register your interest in the Lighthouse auction on 1st November.

1,000 Stars Appeal

A special sculpture adorned in 1,000 lights, each light celebrates the life of someone affected by cancer.

The Lighthouse trail

Clan Cancer Support, in partnership with Wild in Art, is set to shine a light across the north-east, Moray, Orkney and Shetland with ‘Light the North’ the lighthouse trail from August 9th to 17th October. This is the latest art sculpture trail in Scotland following on from Oor Wullie to inspire artists, school and the public from across the country while raising fund for Clan Cancer Support.

The sculpture trail will draw people to explore, not only in Aberdeen, but the surrounding communities, Moray and the northern isles to see over forty-five 2.5m tall lighthouses, which will be designed by some of the UK’s most talented artists. This event is made more special as the trail will be present in each of the areas that Clan Cancer Support operates. Since 1983, Clan has supported anyone affected by cancer, providing emotional and practical support to ensure those peoples wellbeing needs are being taken care of at all states of the cancer journey.

At the end of trail, each of the lighthouse sculptures will be auctioned off and the funds raised will help Clan to support even more people affected by cancer.

Latest News

11th August 2021

Clan's Light The North art sculpture trail has officially launched this week, unveiling fifty 2.5 metre tall lighthouses across Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Moray, Orkney and Shetland. Over the last week, the cancer chari....
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28th June 2021

A cancer diagnosis is one of the toughest journey’s many of us will ever face. Strength can be found through shared human experience, stories and remembering those who have gone before us. We have long looked to ....
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2nd June 2021

Local charity Clan Cancer Support is looking for volunteers to help them Light the North this Autumn! The sculpture trail will draw people to explore communities across the north-east and the northern isles to see 50 2.5....
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19th March 2021

It's the first episode of our Light the North - The Artist Series! We'll be talking to some of the incredible artists helping CLAN to light the north in Autumn this year. Today Darren From CLAN is chatting to Blair other....
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22nd February 2021

To provide a safe experience for our artists, staff and the general public taking part, we're moving Light the North to Autumn 2021! The sculptures may not be live; however, the excitement continues! It has been fanta....
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18th December 2020

Dales Marine Services Ltd is delighted to be sponsoring a Lighthouse as part of CLAN's 'Light the North' fundraising initiative. Dales is working with a local artist to create the Dales Marine Lighthouse which will form ....
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