Carnaby Christmas Lights

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Carnaby Christmas Lights
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Carnaby Street’s Christmas lights are always some of the most fabulous in town and this year is no different. Not only will they make the shopping street look even prettier for the festive season, the new installations are also spotlighting (ahem) one of the pressing issues of our times.

This year Carnaby has collaborated with ocean conservation charity Project 0 for this sustainable display. Expect dazzling underwater scenes representing areas of the ocean in need of conservation, from floating kelp ‘forest’ and bright pink coral to the deep sea featuring 5-metre long whale that blows bubbles, giant clusters of jellyfish and 200 illuminated vampire squid. What’s more, it’s all been made using recycled and reusable materials including repurposed fishing nets, 500m of post-use bubble wrap and over 1,500 recycled plastic bottles. 

The big switch-on will happen at 6pm on Thursday November 7, head along to be the first to see the sparkles and grab some bargains at their celebratory shopping party.

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