2017-01-19 12:18:30 Magicallantern.uk
The Magical Lantern Festival London is a spectacular fusion of art, heritage, and culture. Illuminating outdoor installations of beautifully sculpted lanterns taking various forms.
The festival has entered its second year in London as the UK prepares to celebrate Chinese New Year of the Rooster 2017 and the cultural significance surrounding this extraordinary event. The theme for this year’s festival is: ‘Explore The Silk Road’. Visitors will discover magnificent life-sized and oversized lantern scenes, which represent and highlight this significant route of trade and culture from Europe to Ancient China.
The Silk Road Festival journey begins with a 15-metre wide lantern of London’s Houses of Parliament. Visitors continue their tour by exploring lanterns related to the Silk Road representing Europe, Central Asia, Arabia, Egypt, Persia, India and Ancient China.
The entertainment area adds another dimension to the experience with an international range of food and beverage vendors, festival merchandise, a fully equipped synthetic ice rink, an authentic ice bar, virtual reality gaming experience and a mini funfair and games.
Chiswick House and Gardens
Chiswick, London, W4 2QN
Adult Weekend: £18-£20
Adult Weekday: £16.50-£18.50
Child Weekend: £12-£14
Child Weekday: £10.50-£12.50
Tickets available here: http://www.magicallantern.uk/tickets-london/