Burning of the Clocks

A rather intriguing festival in Brighton on the shortest day of the year, winter Solstice: the people of Brighton and Hove get together to make  paper and willow lanterns to carry through the city and burn them with a great fireworks display.

The main clock

The main clock

The lanterns

The lanterns

The children enjoy it the most

The children enjoy it the most

The town hall

The town hall

The clock is set alight

The clock is set alight

The End...

The burning clock on the lower left

The Ranger’s House

 

RangersHouse

Sunset over the Ranger’s House in Greenwich Park

A Brighton sunset

Brighton sunset

Trapecista

Trapecista

I use to be a contortionists…

The Mountain

TheMountain

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