Night sky transformed in light and fireworks extravaganza at Sheffield Botanical Gardens

Shadow puppets put on a display. Pictures: Dean Atkins
Shadow puppets put on a display. Pictures: Dean Atkins

The night sky lit up around the Botanical Gardens in Sheffield last night as part of a three-day extravaganza.

Illuminate the Gardens is fireworks and lighting event for all ages.

Sheffield's Botanical Gardens

Sheffield's Botanical Gardens

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It also featured an array of giant percussion and instruments, shadow puppets and craft activities.

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The event also takes place tonight and tomorrow.

Friends and family wrapping up against the cold

Friends and family wrapping up against the cold

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For more information visit and tickets www.illuminatethegardens.co.uk

Ben, Izzy and Thomas enjoy their night

Ben, Izzy and Thomas enjoy their night

Ethan and May Gosling

Ethan and May Gosling

Zach Cattley and Francesca Riley

Zach Cattley and Francesca Riley

Clare, Gabriel and James Lindley take a selfie in front of the glass house

Clare, Gabriel and James Lindley take a selfie in front of the glass house

Fireworks light up the sky

Fireworks light up the sky