Light the North

 

The Lighthouse Trail

Shining a light

on the region’s artistic talent

 

Artists

Supporting CLAN

cancer support for all

 

Charity

Trail

Discover the north east as you follow the trail of beautifully designed lighthouses.

Sponsors

You’re invited to join the exciting attraction in the north east this September.

Artists

Light the North showcases nationwide talent across the north east

Education

Find out how schools and young people can get involved in the Learning Programme.

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 in Autumn 2021. 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 all the 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 ensue that peoples well being 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

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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17th December 2020

An Aberdeen communications company has partnered with an award-winning artist as part of a forthcoming sculpture trail. Jasmine, which provides print and communications services, is a sponsor of cancer support charity....
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11th December 2020

A leading cancer support charity is calling for five final sponsors for its sculpture trail, which will be taking place in Spring 2021. CLAN Cancer Support has partnered with Wild in Art to bring an exciting new a....
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1st September 2020

Local cancer charity CLAN Cancer Support, along with event partners Wild in Art, has launched new dates for art sculpture trail, Light the North. Previously scheduled to take place from September to November this year, p....
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20th May 2020

In light of the ongoing situation with Covid-19, and in close dialogue with its key partners, CLAN Cancer Support has taken the decision to postpone Light the North – the lighthouse trail, which was initially sched....
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