PICTURES: 2017 Matlock Bath Illuminations gets underway

The 2017 Matlock Bath illuminations kicked off at the weekend, bringing a riot of light and colour to the area.

Monday, 11th September 2017, 4:04 pm
Updated Wednesday, 27th September 2017, 11:52 am
An In the Night Garden themed boat. Photos by Jason Chadwick.
An In the Night Garden themed boat. Photos by Jason Chadwick.

The 120th annual event began on Saturday and will now run every Saturday and Sunday until October 28.

Visitors will be able to enjoy a variety of themed models decorated with an array of coloured lights by members of the Matlock Bath Venetian Boat Builders' Association. Models are mounted on rowing boats and paraded on the River Derwent each Saturday night at 7.45pm and 9.15pm and Sunday at 7.30pm.

There are also firework displays every Saturday night, lighting up the skies around Matlock Bath.

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An In the Night Garden themed boat. Photos by Jason Chadwick.

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An In the Night Garden themed boat. Photos by Jason Chadwick.