Bury Light Night showcases the town at night

English Rose from Manchester's Blog

Last year I visited Bury for their Light Night, and when I heard that it was happening again this year I decided to head down there to see whether they’d do anything differently. The idea behind the event is for the community to experience their city at night, with venues and shops staying open late and plenty of light-themed show pieces, and overall I think this year the event had improved! Bury really showcased the best of the town’s roots – from the vintage steam trains lit up to provide an atmospheric entrance to the Transport Museum to the uniformed volunteers from the Fusiliers being on hand at every location with maps and event programmes (a welcome addition to last year’s event, which I thought was lacking some officials present on the night).

Light Night steam train

German music box

vintage steam train

I thought it felt like more of an event this year – there were fewer individual light attractions, but they…

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