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Sneinton Market Avenues' first Light Night a great success!

February 26th 2018

On Friday 23 February, Sneinton Market Avenues made its first appearance at Nottingham Light Night with Live Music, Light Shows, Street Food, a Fully Licensed Bar a Light Night Parade and much more!

As darkness fell, the Avenues and Plaza were glowing with psychedelic lighting and projections, courtesy of the creativity of Metempsychosis.

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An illuminated parade around the avenues brought a pulsating carnival atmosphere.... glowing lanterns, large bird puppets, flamboyant costumes and carnival dancers, all brought together by the wonderful Curious? City Arts - Nottingham ABC Dance School Inspire Urself - Dance Arts Events and emccan

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Prism presented a fabulous interactive 10 foot splat wall and kids could also create their own drawings and see them as an image on a 15 foot projection!

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One BC took us back to the 60’s with an amazing 'living' window display with their Light Night a "Go Go”!

Its Simple Clothing Ltd presented ‘Light up the City’ with a DJ & light show

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I'm Not From London provided a fantastic line-up of live music featuring Brandy Row; Ajay Henry; Paul Nose; You Want Fox and headlined by the stunning electronica experience of Bone Cult!

During the evening, the a capella group 'aint what you do' also treated the crowd to some fabulous singing around the Avenues.

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There was delicious Street Food supplied by Rocket DogsSmiffy's Smoke Shack The Singing Pineapple Catering Company Veggies Catering Campaign and Los Cuates Churros and there plentiful supplies of craft beer, mulled wine and warming boozy chocolate from the Blend Coffee Shop bar!

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Local street market stalls lined The Avenues, showcasing all kinds of arts & crafts and there was also an opportunity to take part in a drop-in glass blowing session with Bden Glass Ltd.

All in all, a great time was had by everyone there and many more events are planned for the coming months!

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