As the Summer drawers to a close and the sun sets on the festival season, you could be forgiven for thinking that the Isle of Wight winds down and goes into hibernation until next Spring. You couldn’t be more wrong…
Experience a different side to the Isle of Wight this Autumn and Winter, with a whole host of seasonal and festive events perfect for the whole family. Kicking-off the autumnal events is a favourite for locals and tourists alike, Robin Hill presents their ‘Festival of Light’, Inspired by Diwali.
Celebrating the finale of the vibrant Diwali theme, you’ll find yourself marvelling at the epic Electro-Light Circus, returning more intense than before, it’s sure to bring this event to a spectacular close! The incredible show featuring mind-boggling light tricks, acrobatics and circus skills is a must-see for visitors of all ages.
Each year there’s more and more to see, with 2019 seeing the introduction of The Spice Cinema. Experience a five-minute documentary surrounding the spice trade, accompanied by sensory ‘zome structures’ where customers will be surrounded by the smells of spice!
Uncover the fun and thrills of the family-favourite Holi powder arena and the new Neon Jungle; right through to the calm and serene celestial feel of the Woodland Ponds water projections and stunning illuminations.
Recreating the hustle and bustle and lustre of the great ancient city of Samarkand, through interpretive lighting and sounds within our sunken walkway on the edge of our ancient woodland. Be prepared to be blown away as you take in this year’s showpiece lighting installation.
Amidst all the exciting activity, take time to enjoy the authentic Indian menu of curries and kebabs, Asian sweet treats and traditional teas, providing a true taste of India. The kids can get involved with Lantern Decorating workshops, indulge in some traditional henna art and marvel at the ambient street entertainment.
Tickets start from £16.75 per person and can be purchased online at: www.electricwoods.co.uk/events/festival-of-light-and-diwali