Light up the city from your mobile phone at Leeds Light Night

To support Leeds Light Night, aql are giving the power of light to the Leeds public. Launching at 5pm on Friday 3rd October, look out for aql’s ScifiWifi blue phone boxes around Leeds City Centre, illuminated with a colour of your choice.

Don’t miss this opportunity to be a part of lighting up Leeds. The incredible Light Night event is celebrating its 10th Anniversary this year and is formed by a range of activities around the city making it the most enlightening place to be from 5pm this Friday. An array of spectacular visual arts, music, theatre and displays will take place to astound and amaze you. Leeds City Council is leading the event with funding from Arts Council England for over 50 free events.

Encouraged by Leeds Light Night to “immerse yourself in this extraordinary phenomenon”, the timing is perfect for the launch of the public-controlled illuminated phone boxes. You will have the power in your hands to control the light colour by simply texting a chosen colour to 01133 20 50 50 free of charge. Get involved in the enlightening events around the city and take this opportunity to join in the fun. Pick your favourite colour, match it to your outfit or take a selfie, you can even share it online using the free WiFi.

The existing ScifiWifi blue phone boxes provide free wifi hotspots around the city centre. Each one has high bandwidth network, is solar-powered and will now illuminate the city. Share your illuminating experiences online. Keep up to date @aqldotcom and #scifiwifi and for activity around Leeds Light Night.