Lumiere London 2016: London lit up with artwork

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On Thursday evening, London was lit up as the dazzling light displays of the Lumiere Lights Festival were switched on.

From animations to floating statues, the festival is filling some of London's most famous landmarks with works of light-up art.

Visitors can find artwork at 30 different locations across the capital, including landmarks like Leicester Square, Westminster Abbey, and King's Cross.

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Artist Mick Stephenson used thousands of plastic bottles to create this colourful corridor of light
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A bright human figure made of tiny lights floats in the sky above James's Square, and looks like it's reaching to grab the moon.
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A red phone box in Mayfair is transformed into an aquarium filled with goldfish
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It looks like someone's coloured-in the stone statues at Westminster Abbey
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This man's light-up fancy dress is appropriate for the occasion
The Circus of Light animation lights up the Granary BuildingPA
The crowd at Granary Square enjoy a 'Circus of Light' projected onto the building