The return of the lights

Salford, 12th December 2016

I have had a wonderful few days in the run up to the Christmas festivities

Manchester’s volunteer choir were well received at the volunteer celebration at the Town Hall, whilst the smells and sounds of the Christmas markets have been in full swing.

However, today I had the opportunity to take in the Latest instalment of the lightwaves festival which returned (alas, without the bunnies) to Salford Quays and Media city

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The Doctor has landed on the Quayside.

And his enemies the Daleks decided to join him 🙂

For world-annihilating robot like creatures – they weren’t half a friendly bunch.

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There was the odd astronaut….

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and a children’s cartoon character or two, as Blackpool’s Illuminations landed on the dockside of Salford Quays, near to the Mediacity : UK complex.

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Noddy and Big Ears parked by Postman Pat

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The walkway to the illuminations was lit up by these very special Christmas trees.

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and these floating boats produced a wonderful coloured light show on the waters of Erie Basin.

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I liked the way they twinkled on the water and produced some wonderful patterns.

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