Idea #722
Light and Shade
Suggested By Di Via Shape the Park Lands 2015
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Light Square should pay respects to Colonel Light by having beautiful lights - fairy lights, light shows, display lights (Whitmore Square is a great example), light trees from below, project images into tree - whilst being practical and adding a security element by lighting up the square at night. In the Light of day, it would be great to have seating and shade options to enjoy the square further - and BBQs would be a great way to encourage local residents into the square.

And art - I saw an amazing photographic exhibition in Hyde Park in Sydney where the canvases were strung up between the trees and it was a people's choice competition

Light Square/ Wauwi

The Surveyor of Adelaide, Colonel William Light, has his grave and memorial in the centre of this Square. This is a State Heritage Place in recognition of the importance of his contribution to the City of Adelaide, which is now a National Heritage Place “The Adelaide Park Lands and City Layout”.

There are also events held in this Square including the annual ceremony in celebration of Light’s birthday.

What's happening in the park lands?