In pictures: Lumiere London to light up the capital

London's Mayor Sadiq Khan visited the South Bank ahead of Thursday's launch of the UK's biggest lights festival, Lumiere London.

Here are some of the highlights visitors to the festival, to be held from January 18-21, can expect to see:

The Light Of The Spirit by Patrice Warrener is projected onto Westminster Abbey (Jonathan Brady/PA)
The Light Of The Spirit by Patrice Warrener is projected onto Westminster Abbey (Jonathan Brady/PA)
Sadiq Khan admires The Wave by Vertigo on the Riverside Walkway (Jonathan Brady/PA)
Sadiq Khan admires The Wave by Vertigo on the Riverside Walkway (Jonathan Brady/PA)
A person looks at Supercube by Stephane Masson on display in St James's Market (Jonathan Brady/PA)
A person looks at Supercube by Stephane Masson on display in St James's Market (Jonathan Brady/PA)
Nightlife by the Lantern Company with Jo Pocock on display in Leicester Square Gardens (PA Wire/PA Images/PA)
Nightlife by the Lantern Company with Jo Pocock on display in Leicester Square Gardens (PA Wire/PA Images/PA)
The Reflektor by Studio Roso on display in Carlton Street (Jonathan Brady/PA)
The Reflektor by Studio Roso on display in Carlton Street (Jonathan Brady/PA)

Experience moving tales through 'My Light is Your Light' at #LumiereLDN from 18 - 21 Jan. A tribute from #artist@alaaminawi to Syrian refugees @StJPiccadilly. Sponsored by The West End Partnership pic.twitter.com/oRVExtK4r4

-- Artichoke (@artichoketrust) January 17, 2018

A woman walks through Entre Les Rangs, by Rami Bebawi and KANVA at Lewis Cubitt Park (Kirsty O'Connor/PA)
A woman walks through Entre Les Rangs, by Rami Bebawi and KANVA at Lewis Cubitt Park (Kirsty O'Connor/PA)
People look at Waterlicht by Daan Roosegaarde at Granary Square (Kirsty O'Connor/PA)
People look at Waterlicht by Daan Roosegaarde at Granary Square (Kirsty O'Connor/PA)
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