Gardens to transform in to a magical wonderland


A spellbinding festive treat will arrive in Lewes this December as Southover Grange Gardens is transformed into an Enchanted Park.

From Wednesday, December 2 to Sunday, December 13, the historic gardens will host A Christmas Wish - a magical and mesmerising mix of illuminations, performance and art installations.

Visitors to the Gardens will see projections onto Southover Grange, ancient trees becoming living pieces of art thanks to beautiful lighting and the garden’s existing sculptures brought to life in front of their very eyes.

Enchanted Park Lewes: A Christmas Wish organiser, events production company, Enchanted Places, is working closely with Lewes District Council on the project and hopes it will become an eagerly anticipated annual event.

“Enchanted Park Lewes will be a fantastic evening event and we are really looking forward to bringing A Christmas Wish to life as an immersive, artistic, after-dark winter wonderland,” said Robin Morley, director of Enchanted Places.

“We have developed an artistic programme which will offer people of all ages a chance to see fascinating artwork in a beautiful setting. The mix of art, projections, illuminations, music and sound that we have developed as A Christmas Wish will be unlike anything seen before in Southover Grange Gardens. We’re aiming to create a spellbinding spectacle that will attract people from far and wide.”

Tickets include a tour lasting between 45 minutes and one hour. Visit for details.

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