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Shine A Light

Watch Derbyshire’s history unfold in magical night-time shows projected on to four heritage venues as part of the new Shine A Light programme which runs until February 2023.

Providing an after-dark experience for the whole family, the events will bring together awe-inspiring animations and live musical performances in stunning audio-visual displays centred around the themes of climate change and water.

The large-scale projections will take place at Cromford Mills, Elvaston Castle, Barrow Hill Roundhouse and the National Trust’s Hardwick Hall.

The cutting-edge projections are unique to each venue and visitors who watch all four displays – and successfully spot the ‘hidden animal’ at each – will have the fantastic opportunity to enter a prize draw to win a hamper of local produce.

In addition to the large-scale projections, visitors will also be able to enjoy entertainment and food and drink throughout each evening for a fun-filled experience to remember.

Delivered by internationally-renowned Derbyshire-born video projection artists Illuminos, Shine A Light is designed to celebrate Derbyshire’s rich history and heritage, extend the tourism season and boost the visitor economy in the wake of the pandemic.

Providing fun and entertainment for the whole family, the one-of-a-kind experiences have been commissioned by Derbyshire County Council to celebrate Derbyshire’s rich history and heritage while boosting the visitor economy and extending the tourism season.

Share your memories with us on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter using #ShineALightDerbyshire.

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