This February the Boating Lake in Sefton Park, Liverpool will become home to a spectacular floating city of lanterns thanks to The Lantern Company. Created with massive community engagement, the city lights will flicker on as it comes to life with an epic soundscape of original music, real-life stories and poetry.

Not only will the boating lake be brought to life, but a second event, ‘Habitats’, will also light up Sefton Park over the February half term. ‘Habitats’ is a magical illuminated story trail for children from nought to ninety-nine. Located in Sefton Park Palm House grounds, you’ll encounter talking indigenous animal lanterns and giant illuminated plants and insects, as you explore the enchanted gardens after dark.

Founded in 2002, The Lantern Company create amazing events which have always involved community engagement and this year at Sefton Park is no different – open community events will take place across the city in the build up to the event so that you can create your own lantern to be a part of the spectacular collection.

Tickets cost £6 (plus booking fee). Family tickets cost £20 (plus booking fee).

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