Tripping the light fantastic into the darker months comes courtesy of Chinese lantern festival in Birmingham’s botanical gardens this year. Forget the fireworks and Christmas kitsch, these culturally curated works of art offer the most imaginative way to light up your life this winter, with a lamp-lit hidden woodland trail of majestic and magical illuminations and lanterns in every imaginable form, including the Bullring’s bronze bull. Food, drink and lantern trinkets will also be available, making this traditional Chinese cultural spectacular an all-round winter warmer. Get your glow on.

Fri 25 Nov – Mon 2 Jan, Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Westbourne Road, Edgbaston, Birmingham, B15 3TR. Tel: 0121 454 1860. 5pm – 10.30pm,
£9.62 – £13.87

Fri 25 Nov - Mon 2 Jan
Hana Borrowman
Published on:
Thu 1 Dec 2016