Burning the Clocks is a yearly festival celebrated in Brighton, England since 1994. The festival brings together people of the city to celebrate the end of a year. The event takes place on the 21st of December , the shortest day of the year. A community art charity called Same Sky organizes this event, the locals make paper and willow lanterns, dress up and also prepare performances for the parade that starts at the center of the city. At the end of the parade the lanterns are burnt on the beach with a stunning firework display.

The entire city comes alive with the music from the parade and the efforts carried out by the people participating are widely appreciated by thousands of spectators. Such a warm festival on a chilly English night.

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