Walking London’s Canary Wharf at Winter Lights 2020

Walking London’s Canary Wharf at Winter Lights 2020


Hello Walkers! 😀
Welcome to another London walk 🇬🇧 This evening we’re in Canary Wharf
for the 6th annual Winter Lights event showcasing 25 light installations
and interactive art by some of the most innovative artists
from across the globe We’re currently in Jubilee Plaza
outside Canary Wharf Station an Underground Station in Zone 2,
served by the Jubilee Line JUBILEE PARK The Winter Lights event runs from the
16th to 25th January 2020, 4pm to 10pm we’re here on Friday 17th
at around 6pm it’s a dry evening with light winds
and a temperature of 8°C / 46°F ‘Squiggle’ by Angus Muir Design is a winding mass of 450 metres
of digital neon tubing creating a unique sensory journey ‘Pools of Light’ transforms the park’s ponds into
stunning streams of light and sound by covering them in thousands of
colourful illumined orbs UPPER BANK STREET MONTGOMERY SQUARE Another entrance to
Canary Wharf Station ‘Affinity’ by Amigo & Amigo and S1T2 is an immersive,
interactive light sculpture inspired by the dazzling complexity
and connectivity of the human brain MONTGOMERY STREET SOUTH COLONNADE CANADA SQUARE ‘Lightbench’ by LBO Lichtbank features ten stunning light benches that glow and change colours,
illuminating their surroundings ‘Neon Tree’ by Hawthorn transforms a bare tree into
a striking, colourful sculpture ‘The Bra Tree’ draws inspiration from a tradition
on the American ski slopes of women throwing their bra onto a tree! The aim of the tree is to raise a smile but also much needed funds
for the charity Breast Cancer Now NORTH COLONNADE UPPER BANK STREET DOCKSIDE, LEVEL -1, CROSSRAIL PLACE ‘Desire’ by UXU Studio is a playful, sensual design that at first glance
looks like giant, red lips but from the side,
you see a heartbeat instead! It’s made up of 1,500 red lights which represent the thousands
of nerve endings in human lips and the signals they send
to the brain when activated perhaps from a kiss! 💋 We’re now entering the beautiful
Crossrail Place Roof Garden 🌴 which is a 300-metre tropical oasis
filled with lush plants and trees partially covered with a glass roof It’s free to visit 🥳 and open daily to the public until 9pm
or sunset in summer ☀️ ‘Luma Paint Light Graffiti’
by Lichtfaktor and Bomber Graffiti uses Lichtfaktor’s real-time
Light Painting Software to transform almost any object
into a living paint canvas allowing visitors to
create graffiti with light ADAMS PLAZA BRIDGE NORTH COLONNADE Across the road is an entrance
to Canary Wharf DLR Station WREN LANDING ‘Mountain of Light’ by Angus Muir Design is a monolithic installation,
towering to a height of four metres and brought to life by a
dramatic range of lighting effects! ‘Ditto’ by Ithaca Studio is an impressive column of light repeating infinitely above and below
the visitors inside CABOT SQUARE ‘Liquid Sound’ by Entertainment Effects gives the much-loved fountain
a makeover for Winter Lights featuring a stunning display
of music and light ‘Absorbed by Light’ by Gali May Lucas allows visitors to sit between
the three figures on the bench each exhibiting the standard traits
of smartphone users heads bent, fingers typing and swiping their faces lit up by their phone screens WEST INDIA AVENUE COLUMBUS COURTYARD ‘Sky on Earth’ by UAII Studio is inspired by the experience of
a night flight over storm clouds as lighting illuminates the foam
to create beautiful colours accompanying the deep throb
of a thunderstorm ‘Time & Tide’ by Paul & Pute with its hourglass design
and colours inspired by nature we’re reminded of the urgency
of halting the plastic pollution of our oceans before the damage
to our planet is irreversible WESTFERRY CIRCUS ‘Shish-Ka-Buoy’ by Angus Muir Design is a cluster of landlocked
six metre tall buoys containing thousands of LEDs to create a whirl of colours
and spherical gradients ‘Lactolight’ by Lactolight is a giant, low-res video screen created from 7,344 recycled
plastic milk bottles which become individual pixels
depicting colours and patterns and when combined with a
custom built soundscape helps to create an
overall sensory experience ‘Stratum’ by Studio Chevalvert is an interactive installation made
up of 92 illuminated metal totems where visitors are invited to
move their hand over a sensor which controls the colours
and movements of the lights WEST INDIA AVENUE CABOT SQUARE CUBITT STEPS ‘The Clew’ by Ottotto is made from 100 circles of red light creating stunning reflections of sunset
on the water below The circles frame the bridge,
allowing visitors to pass through MACKENZIE WALK CHANCELLOR PASSAGE ‘Bit-Fall’ by Julius Popp is an ever-changing cascade of words created by thousands of falling
illuminated water droplets 💧 with the words derived from
a number of live news sources MACKENZIE WALK REUTERS PLAZA ‘Mi-e dor de tine’
by Daisler Association uses large, neon letters
to declare this Romanian phrase which is said to loved ones,
meaning ‘I miss you’ JUBILEE PLAZA BANK STREET 10 BANK STREET PARK ‘Sasha Trees’ by Adam Decolight illuminates this new park with
glowing fir trees in neon colours creating a fantastic contrast
with the surrounding buildings JUBILEE PLAZA Our walk is almost over now 😞 so if you enjoyed it,
please leave a LIKE 👍 and share it on social media
to help the channel grow! And let me know down in the comments which of the light installations
was your favourite! Also, SUBSCRIBE for more videos
if you haven’t already and hit the bell icon to be notified
when I post new videos 🔔 So until next time,
bye for now! 😘

52 Comments

  • Watched Walker

    January 20, 2020

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    FILMED: 17th January 2020 (Friday Evening, 8°C/46°F) with GoPro Hero 7 Black

    ROUTE MAP*: https://goo.gl/maps/spVe11LvCRvHCKrX6

    ROUTE TIMESTAMPS:
    00:00 Jubilee Plaza (Canary Wharf Station 00:31)
    00:59 Jubilee Park
    05:51 Upper Bank Street
    06:25 Montgomery Square (Canary Wharf Station 06:45)
    09:31 Montgomery Street
    10:12 South Colonnade
    11:12 Canada Square
    17:04 North Colonnade
    17:50 Upper Bank Street
    19:42 Dockside, Level -1, Crossrail Place
    22:38 Crossrail Place Roof Garden
    27:26 Adams Plaza Bridge
    28:38 North Colonnade (Canary Wharf DLR Station 29:43)
    31:19 Wren Landing
    35:58 Cabot Square
    39:48 West India Avenue
    40:57 Columbus Courtyard
    44:17 Westferry Circus
    52:34 West India Avenue
    54:19 Cabot Square
    55:11 Cubitt Steps
    59:38 Mackenzie Walk
    01:00:57 Chancellor Passage
    01:02:30 Mackenzie Walk
    01:03:22 Reuters Plaza
    01:04:47 Jubilee Plaza
    01:06:09 Bank Street
    01:14:03 Jubilee Plaza
    01:14:40 Canary Wharf Station

    ART INSTALLATIONS TIMESTAMPS:
    01:54 ‘Squiggle’ by Angus Muir Design, Jubilee Park
    03:24 ‘Pools of Light’, Jubilee Park
    06:55 ‘Affinity’ by Amigo & Amigo and S1T2, Montgomery Square
    12:30 ‘Lightbench’ by LBO Lichtbank, Canada Square
    13:12 ‘Neon Tree’ by Hawthorn, Canada Square
    14:55 ‘The Bra Tree’, Canada Square
    19:42 ‘Desire’ by UXU Studio, Dockside, Level -1, Crossrail Place
    24:44 ‘Luma Paint Light Graffiti’ by Lichtfaktor and Bomber Graffiti, Crossrail Place Roof Garden
    31:19 ‘Mountain of Light’ by Angus Muir Design, Wren Landing
    32:58 ‘Ditto’ by Ithaca Studio, Wren Landing
    36:08, 37:55 ‘Liquid Sound’ by Entertainment Effects, Cabot Square (Fountain)
    36:31 ‘Absorbed by Light’ by Gali May Lucas, Cabot Square
    41:42 ‘Sky on Earth’ by UAII Studio, Columbus Courtyard
    43:32 ‘Time & Tide’ by Paul & Pute, Columbus Courtyard
    44:23 ‘Shish-Ka-Buoy’ by Angus Muir Design, Westferry Circus
    46:42 ‘Lactolight’ by Lactolight, Westferry Circus
    50:19 ‘Stratum’ by Studio Chevalvert, Westferry Circus
    55:49 ‘The Clew’ by Ottotto, Cubitt Steps
    01:00:57 ‘Bit-Fall’ by Julius Popp, Chancellor Passage
    01:02:44, 01:03:29 ‘Mi-e dor de tine’ by Daisler Association, Reuters Plaza viewing point
    01:08:22 ‘Sasha Trees’ by Adam Decolight, 10 Bank Street Park

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  • A Bertolucci

    January 20, 2020

    Yay! First like!

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  • Someday Stroll

    January 20, 2020

    This is good!

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  • Geek Street Travels

    January 20, 2020

    Good one WW! 👍😊

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  • Kanary Travel

    January 20, 2020

    Beautiful! Great video as always. :=)

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  • Jimnesstar Lyngdoh Nonglait

    January 20, 2020

    What time did actually London silent at night🌃?

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  • sharpbusline

    January 20, 2020

    Merry Christmas until Feb 2

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  • Veronica Mowery

    January 20, 2020

    47:19 The world's largest Alexa speaker, jk

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  • Ross Roams

    January 20, 2020

    Beautiful capture of the light installations

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  • martha monge

    January 20, 2020

    Beautiful!! Thanks!

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  • Granaa

    January 20, 2020

    Great Video like always!!

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  • Prince Of Heaven

    January 20, 2020

    Nice

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  • Natasha xo

    January 20, 2020

    Really nice

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  • Relaxed walker [4k]

    January 20, 2020

    OH WOW! Amazing!! Thank you for sharing this video!

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  • City Walks

    January 20, 2020

    Really impressive lights. Love public art like this. Thanks – Henry

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  • Let's Walk London

    January 20, 2020

    Wow, what a lovely video, you capture Canary Wharf so well, I didn't even know those lights are there! Love the red lantern type things at 20:29 and your rather cool close-up:) Excellent!

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  • Roboo Radlot

    January 20, 2020

    The music at 4:00 is a good fit for when humans are deep diving for treasure in 50 years when the whole of Canary Wharf is underwater.

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  • Shiva b

    January 20, 2020

    Wow thank you video einter Light very wonderfull veryyyy niccceee😗😗😗colurers very bitifull night bitifull ❇❇✨✨✨👣👣👣👌👌👌👀l Love you very much watched walker for video tonight see you againe💐💐💐💐🌹🌹🌹🌹

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  • Chris Franke

    January 21, 2020

    I loved this walk. I never made it to Canary Wharf when I was in London. In my opinion Canary Wharf has a very North American feel.

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  • Asia Night: Walking in Asia

    January 21, 2020

    Hi Watched Walker, what a glorious thing it is to witness the winter lights of London city through your lens. Your contents always bring success into my life and I will never stop witnessing them.

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  • Joshua Hd

    January 21, 2020

    I really love the quality of your videos,can you do NYC🇺🇸 one day?

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  • Ambient Walking

    January 21, 2020

    Cool walk. There's so much to see! Thank you! Always looking forward to your videos. : )

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  • Ratna Palupi

    January 21, 2020

    hmm good , how i want visite to London, from Surabaya Indonesia

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  • This Walks

    January 21, 2020

    Great lighting. Thanks for upload

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  • Ibrahim Sahil

    January 21, 2020

    Super.
    How are you…

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  • Ib S

    January 21, 2020

    I just knew this was coming from your past years recording of the same event. And very happy to see it. You really picked up peoples voices very clearly in this video. Anyhow, greetings again from Vancouver Canada. Snow has more or less melted here's but either way, your videos are gradually persuading me to spend all of December and January in the Uk next time. I divide my time betwee the west of of Canada and the south east Uk. Who on earth would do such a thing I hear you ask. Oh wait…

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  • Marina Yanovsky

    January 21, 2020

    To watch this video in 4K quality was exceptional. Thank you,WW, for your beautiful videos!

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  • kurosan

    January 21, 2020

    27:27 Cyberpunk tunnel

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  • Niki Walk

    January 21, 2020

    beautiful light! thanks for share!!

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  • astronostellar

    January 21, 2020

    You promissed many times that you will show streets of Battersea!…What.s happened bro?

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  • Belen Fernandez Prieto

    January 21, 2020

    Thanks for the vídeo

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  • smithyPT

    January 21, 2020

    Great walk!

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  • natia natia

    January 21, 2020

    This is amazing. How do I get here? From which tube station?

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  • Sara Kawaii

    January 22, 2020

    Tomorrow I will be in London I hope to visit all these places. Thank You

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  • Raquel Assis

    January 22, 2020

    Canary Wharf is always beautiful, with winter lights it is even more charming.

    The video is beautiful, I loved the font that changes color with the white ping pong ball (I think) and the luminous sculptures.

    12:00 – The pan and the 360 ​​°. Beautiful lights, in the sequence.

    19:50 – The warm side of London's winter, wow, it was even hot – 😀 .. How beautiful !! Warm light, I really felt the heat. Did you feel warm too WW ?? 😀

    What an incredible contrast, how the color of the light influences us. When you entered the building and I saw the bright red light (especially when you filmed in close-up) I really felt the heat, and when you left and I saw the blue light from the escalator I felt it cooled. Amazing. London and its incredible visual arts. I need to go to London !!!!
    The forest paths, cold and hot. The LED-painted wall is easy to clean. Christmas ends and the party in London continues and London always invites its residents and visitors to party on the street.
    🙂

    51:00 how beautiful !!! 59:45 – From there it is a beautiful stretch, bordering the Thames.

    What a cool advertisement for the Channel ⛆ Subscribe ⛆ (water), you had already shown this source in another video, very interesting.
    🙂

    Purple building behind the Winter Lights sign, it's beautiful and you went towards it. Loved it.

    There are parts of the footage that reminded me of the video game Mirro'rs Edge, I think it was based in London. 🙂 9: 55 In this video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x5zxJovnbd4

    On the escalator always to the right. 😉 I read about it. 😉 😀

    Magical and charming walk, thank you Paul.
    🙂

    And here the video's theme song. Winter Lights
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MoCkIbGJNcs

    See you 🙂

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  • PAV360 VR tour

    January 22, 2020

    beautiful lights and beautiful video!!!! thank you for great video!!

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  • Keen Channel

    January 22, 2020

    Cool & interesting!

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  • achachi milamores

    January 22, 2020

    Great video, like the colours and quality.
    What settings did you used for the GoPro, did you also used an external light?
    Thanks for the help.

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  • Frank Martin

    January 22, 2020

    Wow great video

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  • Living Walks

    January 23, 2020

    Ooh how surreal WW, I hadn't heard of the Winter Lights, what a great way to brighten up the darker months. We might bump into you, as we'll be filming Gerard Street on Sunday if you're in London that day?

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  • Julie Newman

    January 23, 2020

    How many weeks the lights on for?

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  • Junjur Akhman

    January 24, 2020

    White Walker you are a blessing .

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  • Andy JS

    January 25, 2020

    I've been a fan of Canary Wharf for ages but didn't know about Winter Lights until a few weeks ago. Don't know how I failed to be aware of it from the first time it took place in 2015.

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  • Mohammed Iftekar Uddin

    January 25, 2020

    You missed CONSTELLATIONS by JOANIE LEMERCIER on the North Dock! That was my highlight of all the installations

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  • Regina Mariniello

    January 26, 2020

    Spettacolo….

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  • Regina Mariniello

    January 26, 2020

    Thanks!!!!!😍😍😍😍

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  • Glide World

    January 27, 2020

    Love what you did! It’s almost like being there and walking by yourself!

    We went this year as well and made a video ourselves but more of a brief one if you want to check it on our channel 🙂

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  • Önder Çalışkan

    January 27, 2020

    very beautiful, thank you for the video

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  • Rosana Morgado

    January 28, 2020

    Great ser lights!!!

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  • gonul yuce

    January 29, 2020

    So sort time 18th January till 25th January I missed it now I have to wait next year 😢😢😢

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  • Šoph 19

    January 30, 2020

    Copying China but love d idea still

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  • summer joy

    January 31, 2020

    nice videi. i was there too and the enjoyed the event.

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