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Illumini Event 2012 Illumini will take you on a journey of Victorian hauntings, explore the dark side of a city long forgotten. Take torch light tours beneath the haunted streets of the city




Illumini Event 2012

Illumini Event 2012, as been kindly supported and sponsored by the following:

Arts Council England funded by the national lottery, have kindly chosen to be part of Illumini Event 2012. Arts Council England is the national development agency for the arts in England, distributing public money from the Government and the National Lottery, for further details of the projects they fund or for funding information please visit


The Brunel Museum is an the Brunel Engine House in Rotherhithe . The Engine House was designed by Sir Marc Isambard Brunel to be part of the infrastructure of the Thames Tunnel .It held steam-powered pumps used to extract water from the tunnel .Since 1961 the building has been used as a museum displaying information on the construction of the tunnel and the other projects by Marc and Isambard Kingdom Brunel .

The Museum is located close to Rotherhithe station on what was the East London Line. The museum is open 7 days a week from 10am-5pm


The Coffin Company offers a very unique and personal service. Coffins as individual or unique as you can imagine. We have a wide range of designs already available in our existing library. They can be combined with any of our caskets to create a coffin design perfectly reflecting your loved ones life, hobbies and interests. Or, if you'd like something truly original. All of our bespoke coffins are carefully designed by hand and all the materials involved are environmentally friendly.We offer a free personalisation service and can add a memorable saying, name or dates to all of our designs. Alternatively, we can interpret your ideas to create a completely new coffin design. 

We have added the capability to deliver the same day within our local area, however we offer a national FREE delivery service on 90% of products.We constantly strive to keep our coffin prices as cheap as possible helping reduce the cost of funerals. 
For more details please visit


Dickens World is a tourist attraction in Kent celebrating the life and works of the legendary author Charles Dickens. A multi-sensory, interactive experience where you can leave behind the modern world and immerse yourself in the sights, sounds and smells of nineteenth- century England. Enjoy a journey of discovery as you meet some of Dickens' most familiar and best loved characters, all bought to life by a host of captivating shows and state of the art effects.


Illumini known for illumination is very proud to have El Wire Craft involved in Illumini Event 2012. The company have kindly sponsored Illumini with illuminating El Wire for this event, which will be used in art work and costumes. El wire is one of Illumini favourite light mediums, great results easy to use and very versatile.

El wire Craft is based in the Uk, assisting creative and practical projects using these versatile materials. We offer advice and supply useful and quality electroluminescent products worldwide. EL WIre, EL Tape and EL Panels are fantastic eco and creative materials and hope we can help you use them to make a wonderful creation.


Illumini's 'Dickensian Haunting's' will be experienced by Energizer lanterns & torchlight. Energizer brings power to Illumini and battery operated artworks will be powered by Energizer batteries. Illumini would like to thank Energizer's continued support for all our free community, subterranean experiences to date. Giving the whole experience a fun and safe experience for all.

Providing you with all your battery needs, whether you're at home, on the go, or looking for the best performance from rechargeable's and flashlights. Discover our full innovative range of batteries , from Ultra+ for everyday performance to Ultimate Lithium for the very best power you can get in high tech devices.
Let Energizer power your life.


Big thanks goes to Greene King, for their support with this event, they kindly donated us with a beer pump for our haunted bar. A personal fan of their beers, if ever you want a lovely day out, take a trip to the picturesque town of Bury St Edmunds and pop into their Visitors centre, with museum and shop and also great brewery tours.

In 1799 Benjamin Greene moved to Bury St Edmunds where he established the brewing business that we know today as Greene King.Over two hundred years later we have a rich heritage to look back on with many milestones along the way from the amalgamation of the Greene and King breweries to our expansion beyond Suffolk and across the UK.


We are delighted to have KAVE Theatre Services supporting our community projects once again. Kave Theatre Services is the trading name of KAVE Lighting Ltd. KAVE Theatre Services was founded over 30 years ago as ‘Kinetic Audio Visual Environments' . KAVE occupy a building complex of about 6,000 sq. ft. from which they operate successful sales, hire, service and installation departments. They can provide lighting, sound, effects equipment, rigging and even special effects, make up, for stage and film.


Lee Filters continuous support over the years has enhance the lighting and effects at our events for everyone to enjoy. At LEE Filters we are proud to say that we have earned and kept our reputation as the worlds leading manufacturer of lighting and camera filters by constantly looking ahead. Our company culture is one of continuous research and development, ensuring that we continue to provide high quality products for the film, television, theatre, architectural lighting and stills photography markets.


A series of pocket size self-guided London walks help you explore the Historical, Cultural and Hidden sights of London. Follow in the footsteps of London's most famous celebrities such as Jack the Ripper, William Shakespeare, Princess Diana and The Beatles. Louis London Walks will not only guide you to all the famous sites in London, but also take you to the hidden, infamous and "off the beaten track" sites that are not found in the tourist guides.

These guides can be purchased at a special illumini price click on the logo for more details



Longvalley Packaging Limited has kindly supported Illumini again, with donating Polystyrene, for Illumini artist to carve and use at this event for props and artwork. They are the largest Expanded Polystyrene packaging product manufacturer in East London and are the only company to manufacture moulded EPS products in London.

The company was established over 25 years ago and specialises in the manufacture in Expanded Polystyrene Products supplying to customer requirements, in any quantities from one to a million. We can now supply computer controlled Polystyrene (EPS) cutting machines.

The company is able to offer, in accordance with BS EN ISO 9001 from its 20,000 square feet of manufacturing space and highly qualified and trained staff, very prompt collection and delivery service, in some cases it is possible to make a collection on the day of ordering even for tailor made item.


Marine Studios have kindly sponosreed Illumini artist Gudrun Sigridur Haraldsdottir

Marine Studios is a Community Interest Company based in Margate, Kent. We are a creative hub, committed to supporting artistic practice and enabling cultural participation. We use our project space to host regular events showcasing multi-disciplinary art and craft as well as leading our own community based projects.


Since re-opening seven years ago, under the leadership of an independent Trust, Shoreditch Town Hall has established itself as the vibrant cultural and events venue in the heart of Shoreditch.

Our reputation as one of the most interesting, versatile and friendly venues in London his firmly established and our diary for the rest of 2010 is filling up! We've hosted weddings, Christmas parties, prestigious music awards, post-premiere film parties, receptions, training days, theatre rehearsals, fashion and design shows, film and photography shoots, charity fundraising events, community activities, exhibitions and a whole range of meetings from 6 to 600 people.

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Smiffy's have generously sponsored Illumini in kind, with some of their new Steam Punk range costumes. Smiffy's is one of the leading fancy dress companies in the UK today. The heart of Smiffy's business lies in the core manufacture and distribution of costumes, accessories and wigs .Founded in 1894, Smiffy's have been trading for 112 years and in that time have gone from a small factory in Gainsborough, UK, to a global organisation with offices and showrooms worldwide in the USA, Hong Kong, Netherlands, Dublin and the UK.


Victorian Adverts, is a supplier of original Victorian and Edwardian Adverts. All adverts are Guaranteed over 100 years old. They are the original items from publications of the period, future heirlooms for your family. A fantastic Web site and great prices. Old adverts make fantastic wall art, to frame and hang up, also make unusual present for someone. The Company are very helpful with great historical knowledge on the subject.

They can ship all over the world and offer a Low Cost Flat Rate Shipping - £1.85
A simple one charge for all orders, large or small. Hard backed envelopes and postal tubes ensure your delivery will arrive safe and secure.



Get your company involved with the next Illumini Event

Illumini would like to hear from any corporation or business that would be interested to support the arts and, in return, gain great publicity, from sponsorship in kind or cash contributions. Illumini last event attracted over 3,000 people on its opening night and 9,247 for the duration of the one week exhibition. Also gaining TV, Radio and print publications. If you would like to be connected with the arts, Illumini offers a unique opportunity to any company - no matter what size - a great advertisement and publicity package, to suit your individual company's needs. Below in some of the sponsorship package advantages, for your business:

  • Your logo on large banners advertised on busy London streets
  • Your logo and web site on 20,000 leaflets distributed throughout London
  • Your logo and web site on posters distributed around London
  • Advertisement in the event program, as well as your logo and details
  • Logo and web site links on our web site (web site hits were huge on last event)
  • Your details as a company sponsoring the arts, sent out to over 1,000 press releases.
  • Your details as a company sponsoring the arts listed in advertisements in press and huge on-line advertisement of the event
  • Your company or products could be advertised at the event itself
  • Promotional items, leaflets and business cards can be handed out at the event.

    Also depending on the type of sponsorship and product and your requirements, the following are also possible:
  • Promotional items and point of sale items can be distributed at the event
  • VIP quick entrances tickets for staff at the event
  • Get your staff creatively inspired. Give any talented people in your company the chance to exhibit their work at an Illumini event
  • Private guided tour of Illumini for your guests, great for team building and new clients

For further details on how you could be part of Illumini, please contact Jane Webb. Click here to EMAIL