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Shine A Light 2022 Success!

18 May 2022

17th May is World Neurofibromatosis Awareness Day

Yesterday, on Tuesday 17th May 2022, we had over 200 buildings and landmarks across the UK & the Republic of Ireland, lighting up in blue, the colour of NF, to Shine A Light on Neurofibromatosis and celebrate 40 years of Nerve Tumours UK.

The global Shine A Light campaign is now in its 8th year and this was the brightest one yet, in our joint efforts to raise awareness. Around the world, hundreds of buildings lit up. Countries taking part included:

  • UK & Republic of Ireland - 204
  • US - 85
  • Canada - 21
  • Australia - 113
  • Italy - 23
  • Portugal - 1
  • Singapore - 6
  • Spain - 39
  • Switzerland 1

A big thank you to every building and landmark and every person who helped us Shine A Light! 

ACC Liverpool

Tower 42, London

The Palace Armagh; Armagh Gaol; Old Town Hall, Banbridge; Craigavon Civic & Conference Centre

The Kelpies, Falkirk

County Hall, Carmarthen

British Airways i360 pod Brighton

Belfast City Hall

Centre:MK, Milton Keynes

Edinburgh Castle

Burnavon Theatre, Cookstown

Whittle Arch, Coventry

Causeway Council

Civic Headquarters, Lisburn

Falkirk Wheel

Guildhall, Portsmouth

Killinchy Non Subscribing Presbyterian Church, Balloo, Newtownards

Leeds Hospital

Ranfurly House, Dungannon

Rochester Cathedral

Spinnaker Tower, Portsmouth

Bridewell, Magherafelt

40 Years - lit up on Tower 42, London

Clacton Pier

Barrow Town Hall

Ely Cathedral

Eton College Chapel

Eton College: Theatre

Mareel Cinema & Music Venue, Shetland

Mareel Cinema & Music Venue, Shetland

Grand Theatre, Swansea

City of Derry Airport

Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Guildford

Thanks to our NF Community for Shining a Light On NF by raising awareness, taking on our Shine A Light Challenges and helping support the 26,500 with Neurofibromatosis in the UK

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