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All new fire and light spectacular launched for Dean Castle

A brand new fire and light spectacular in Kilmarnock’s Dean Castle Country Park is set to be this autumn’s hottest ticket.

ILLUMINIGHT will be a magical experience for all the family with stunning visuals, state of the art lighting installations and music along a trail showing the Country Park in a whole new light.

The 1.5km trail will take visitors through the historic woodland, alongside an illuminated Kilmarnock Water and through the fantastic new wetland areas with surprises around every corner.

The event will take place in October and November 2017 and forms part of the celebrations for the re-opening of the famous Kilmarnock attraction, following a multi-million pound restoration and renovation project.

The experience for visitors will be enhanced by quality local food outlets offering the very best of Scottish fare along the way.

Organisers East Ayrshire Leisure and Unique Events, are keeping full details of ILLUMINIGHT under wraps for now, but promise visitors an unforgettable illumination experience at one of Scotland’s most picturesque heritage attractions.

ILLUMINIGHT will run from Wednesday 25 October to Sunday 19 November, every night except Mondays. Tickets, for allocated time slots, are on sale from 10.00am on Friday 4th August from or by telephone on 0844 573 8455.* Adult tickets are £12.00 (including all fees), children’s tickets are £6.00 (including all fees). Family and Group tickets are also available. Adult tickets are available to KA postcode holders at a special rate of £10.80 (incl. all fees). This discount is limited and is applied automatically to eligible purchases at checkout.

Councillor Douglas Reid, Leader of East Ayrshire Council and formerly Chair of East Ayrshire Leisure said “We are reaching for the stars in East Ayrshire with the multi-million pound redevelopment of Dean Castle Country Park. Illuminight is a fitting way to celebrate the park re-opening and this world class event will shine a light on Dean Castle Country Park. We look forward to welcoming visitors from far and wide.”

Penny Dougherty, Director of Unique Events said: “Unique Events are thrilled to be producing a brand-new fire and light spectacular at the stunning Dean Castle Country Park. The location is truly world-class and promises an incredible experience for families which will captivate and thrill thousands of visitors from across the country. Given the unique nature of this impressive event and Dean Castle Country Park’s loyal following, we know this will be a very popular event and recommend you get tickets early. As the nights start to draw in, we can’t think of a better way to brighten-up a dark autumnal evening.”


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