London’s cultural landscape is set to be illuminated once again as two captivating shows return to Lightroom in King’s Cross. From June 17th, audiences will have the opportunity to embark on a mesmerizing journey through art and space with the triumphant return of David Hockney’s “Bigger & Closer” alongside Tom Hanks’ enthralling narration in “The Moonwalkers.”

In a stunning display of innovation and creativity, David Hockney’s exhibition transcends traditional boundaries, inviting viewers to delve into 60 years of his remarkable artistry. With the aid of Lightroom’s avant-garde venue, Hockney’s masterpieces come to life in a symphony of color and emotion. From iconic works to unseen gems and fresh creations, audiences are treated to a deeply personal narrative guided by the artist himself. Accompanied by an original score and directed by Mark Grimmer, this immersive experience promises to captivate both seasoned admirers and newcomers alike. As Hockney aptly puts it, “We all need more joy in our lives, and I think my show has a lot of it.”

Meanwhile, Tom Hanks’ spellbinding narration in “The Moonwalkers” transports audiences on a celestial odyssey. With meticulous attention to detail, Hanks unveils humanity’s fascination with the Moon, weaving a tale of wonder and exploration. Lightroom’s extraordinary space serves as a portal to the lunar surface, showcasing breathtaking NASA footage and photography. Co-written by Hanks and Christopher Riley, and featuring an original score by Anne Nikitin, this production is a testament to mankind’s enduring spirit of discovery. As Hanks eloquently states, “There is still much to come, and much to see, at Lightroom.”

Since its inception, Lightroom has welcomed over 400,000 visitors, solidifying its status as a premier destination for cultural enrichment. With “Bigger & Closer” and “The Moonwalkers” set to alternate throughout the week, patrons have ample opportunity to immerse themselves in these captivating narratives. Moreover, a new show is on the horizon, promising to expand Lightroom’s repertoire even further.

Richard Slaney, CEO of Lightroom, expresses his delight at the positive reception both shows have received, emphasizing Lightroom’s commitment to pushing the boundaries of storytelling. “Now being able to alternate Bigger & Closer and The Moonwalkers in repertory is a fantastic opportunity for us to welcome audiences to Lightroom and to discover what it can do as a venue and format for different kinds of storytelling,” he remarks.

Tickets for these awe-inspiring shows start from £25 for adults and £15 for children and students. For those eager to experience both exhibitions, special offers are available, including a 20% discount on combined tickets and discounted rates for families and schools.

Don’t miss your chance to embark on a journey of discovery at Lightroom. Book your tickets now and prepare to be mesmerized.

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