Burning the Clocks

Type:Show / Display

Madeira Drive, Brighton, E Sussex, BN2 1PS
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The dark grip of long wintry nights is broken by a flicker of light. Started in 1993, Burning the Clocks represents an alternative to the commercial Christmas. Thousands of people gather to make paper lanterns to carry through the city before burning them on the beach as a token for the end of the year and to greet the lengthening days.

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Donations can be made at: https://samesky.co.uk/events/burning-the-clocks/

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  • All Areas Accessible to Disabled Visitors

Establishment Features

  • Toilets

Parking & Transport

  • On site parking close by - with charge.
  • Parking (charge)
  • Railway station within walking distance

Provider Preferences

  • Outdoor Event - Taking place on the lower esplanade.

Opening Times

2023 (21 Dec 2023)

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