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Praesepe
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Light Festivals

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Hello
Came across these festivals advertised in last Saturdays Guardian.

Northumberland Lights starts 2nd November

"The award winning Northumberland Lights team returns with its third instalment of the popular winter festival - promising even more stunning outdoor experiences and the illumination of some of Northumberland's most famous landmarks and locations.
Kielder - Out of Water takes place over two weekends between 8th - 16th November. Home to England's darkest skies, the light exhibitions will be breath-taking as you follow the intriguing jounrey through the forest. "

http://www.visitnorthumberland.com/site ... ts-p132951

They can be contacted here:

http://www.visitnorthumberland.com/site ... 2951/email

Brighton White Nights Festival, 25th-26th October

The White Lights Festival will light up the city like a birthday cake with artistic illuminations and installations to celebrate the start of winter.

http://whitenightbrightonandhove.com/

The Enchanted Forest, Perthshire, Oct 17th- 2nd Nov

The Enchanted Forest, the renowned outdoor sound and light show is set to delight the senses when it returns to Faskally Wood near Pitlochry this month from 17th October – 2nd November.

This year’s event, entitled “A Journey Through Space” is guaranteed to be hit with kids both young and old. Tickets are selling quickly so book early to avoid missing out.

http://enchantedforest.org.uk/

email here:

http://www.forestry.gov.uk/enchantedforest

How about we have a Festival of Dark so people can see a star lit night sky and not a haze of artificial light.
Many a night I saw the Pleiades , rising thro' the mellow shade , glitter like a swarm of fireflies tangled in a silver braid

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