Illuminate was the start of Boston’s Mayflower 400 journey, the first of a series of events leading up to the international celebration of the 400th anniversary of the sailing of the Mayflower in 2020. Community groups and schools worked with artists Zoomorphia (Julie Willoughby) and Curiosity Creators (Ruth Pigott) to make a spectacular lit lantern parade which included stars, fish, pilgrim puppets and the Mayflower ship. There was also a performance of a beautiful song composed by groups in Boston with Jo Freya. Rhubarb Theatre also performed Mayflower, a modern telling of the epic journey of the Mayflower Pilgrims.
Illuminate was part of the Boston Christmas Lights switch on event, organised by Boston Borough Council.
26 November 2015
Images: Electric Egg
Project: Community Events & Festivals