Burning the Clocks

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This annual event, held on the shortest day December 21st, was created by Same Sky  in 1994. The idea was to turn the spotlight away from the ‘shopping’ side of Christmas to light up the darkest of winter nights. Every year there’s a new theme, related to the idea of time.There’s  a street procession made up of  hundreds of lanterns and a street parade which makes its way to the beach. People pass their lanterns  into a bonfire which is followed by a firework display

 Burning of the Clocks