The Light Festival Returned at Battersea Power Station

This is the third year The Light Festival has returned at Battersea Power Station but the first year since the power station has reopened to the public as a shopping centre in October 2022.



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Giant Rainbow Slinky and Illuminated Laundry

Light Festival map


Sergey Kim 'Neighborhood' - Battersea Power Station Light Festival 2023

‘Neighbourhood’ by Sergey Kim

Photo: Urban Adventurer


Eight spectacular illuminated artworks are on display inside and outside of Battersea Power Station, some of which might be familiar to those have visited the light festival before.

‘Eternal Sundown’ by Mads Vegas is back for a third year using 140 energy-saving LED tubes reflecting onto the water creating a spectacular artificial sunset.

Studio Vertigo have a fun playful artwork on display: they created a giant rainbow Slinky, while Sergey Kim made and artwork, called ‘Neighbourhood’ which is illuminated laundry hanging above the water.


Giant Slinky at Battersea Power Station Light Festival 2023

‘End Over End’ by Studio Vertigo

Photo: Urban Adventurer


A 6-metre fluorescent Moon is sitting between the two chimneys of the power station. At night, the moon charges with the energy radiated by the city.

Giant bath plug, sized up traffic lights and much more to enjoy at Battersea Power Station Light Festival this year.


Sized Up Traffic Lights - Battersea Power Station Light Festival 2023

Size Up Traffic Lights

Photo: Urban Adventurer



Giant Bath Plug - Battersea Power Station Light Festival 2023

Giant Bath Plug

Photo: Urban Adventurer



The Light Festival is there to enjoy every day between 19th January – 5th March 2023. The installations are switched on from 8am until 11pm (inside the power station until 10pm).


During The Light Festival, a number of food and drink stands, huts and restaurants offer discounts. See the offers by clicking here.




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