The Beatles, Mariah Carey and The Ronettes will be among artists that will will make up the soundtrack of the Liverpool Light Spectacular – a magical, 50-metre tunnel of light in the city centre this Christmas.
Liverpool BID Company’s display of music and light will happen for 10 minutes every hour from 4.30pm to 7.30pm starting from Friday, November 15 on Church Alley, connecting Church Street and Bluecoat.
It will run through to January 5 although the Christmas music will only last until December 26. The seven-song playlist of seasonal songs and local anthems is:
Last Christmas – Cascada
Wonderful Christmastime – Paul McCartney
All You Need is Love – The Beatles
Waiting for Christmas to Arrive – L.E.Y.T.
Sleigh Ride – The Ronettes
All I Want for Christmas is You – Mariah Carey
Carol of the Bell – David Foster
Bill Addy, chief executive of Liverpool BID Company, and chair of LVEN (Liverpool Visitor Economy Network), said: “We are very excited to reveal some more details about the BID’s Liverpool Light Spectacular – it is going to be an amazing new attraction in the city centre this Christmas, with music, lights and festive cheer – we can’t wait for people to experience it.
“It is one of the BID’s main goals to make Liverpool city centre the place to visit for shopping and leisure during the festive period – one of the most important trading times for our levy paying businesses on the high street.
“By working with our partners at Liverpool City Council and Marketing Liverpool, we believe we have something really special this year that will truly set us apart from other towns and cities across the North West.”
Liverpool Light Spectacular is the main highlight of the BID’s 2019 Christmas campaign, and comes thanks to a BID investment of nearly £250,000, funded by the 1,500 BID levy paying businesses in the city centre.