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Start Date: 2 December 2021
Start Time: 4.30pm
End Date: 4 December 2021
End Time: 8.30pm

Abbey Gardens, Bury St Edmunds, IP33 1XL

Experience the Abbey Gardens as they’ve never been seen before...

IlluminAbbey promises to be a wonderful spectacular of lighting, music and live entertainment, suitable for all ages.

Starting at the Eastgate Nursery entrance, a 1km route within Abbey Gardens will be illuminated to celebrate the architectural magnificence, history and beauty of the gardens and ruins.

Along the way, there will be plenty to see and do, including breathtaking street theatre performances from Corvus Angelicus, Juggling Inferno and Spark!, the amazing high impact drumming troupe with kaleidoscopic lighting.

The route is approximately 1km long with mainly hard paths and undulating terrain. We have taken measures to improve the route’s accessibility through the Abbey Ruins, with access boards, ramps and stewards available. Electric scooters and wheelchair users are welcome to bring their access aids. If you require a carer to attend they can join you free of charge, please contact the box office on 01284 758000 to book their ticket.

- Please allow 45-60 minutes to experience the full spectacular.

- This event will run in all weather conditions, providing it is safe to do so.

- Unsuitable for dogs, however guide dogs are allowed.

Times: 4.30pm-8.30pm (entry slots available every 15 minutes)

Tickets: Adult £6, Child (4-16 years) £4, Under 4s go free

Booking: Essential - use the website above or call 01284 758000.

Venue: Abbey Gardens, Bury St Edmunds

Prices include £1 booking fee

This event is promoted by West Suffolk Council.

This event takes place in the Abbey Gardens, IP33 1XL

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