Festival of Light

Wednesday 25 October 2017
Cambridge University Botanic Garden
Spectacular light installations and Indian beats - come and celebrate Diwali with the University of Cambridge Museums at the Botanic Garden. Banish the autumn blues as we bring you India's festival of light with a twist.

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For one night only...

  •   Enjoy spectacular light installations by UK/India based artist duo Studio Carrom as they illuminate the Botanic Garden's iconic glasshouses.
  •   Live Indian beats courtesy of tabla maestro and DJ extraordinare Talvin Singh.
  •   Get creative with lantern-making and contribute to a large-scale artwork with outdoor events specialists Emergency Exit Arts.
  •   Food and drink is on hand from some of Cambridge's finest vendors, including Thirsty.

For event enquiries, email the University of Cambridge Museums on info@museums.cam.ac.uk or call 01223 761486.

Access information
The parts of the Garden this event will be held in are fully accessible. Path surfaces are mostly gravel and there are large stretches of lawns accessible by sloped paving ramps. The Glasshouse Range is fitted with automatically opening doors at both main entrances/exits. Please note that the paths and corridors of the range are fairly narrow with foliage, but wheelchair access and turning circles are possible. There are a limited number of electric scooters and manual wheelchairs available to borrow free of charge from the Garden. These need to be booked in advance directly via the Botanic Garden. For more information on accessibility please see: http://bit.ly/2wLaKZ4

Running time:

3 hrs