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A National Trust Property near Exeter has been transformed for Christmas.
Killerton has been decorated along the theme of the Nutcracker. It will open its doors to the public tomorrow.
A team of volunteers have been working on the decorations since May - and have produced hundreds of handmade decorations.
- 50 strings of fairy lights
- 90 nutcrackers
- 1,500 baubles
- 70 Chinese spoons
- 30 Christmas trees
An estimated 30,000 people turned out to watch Truro's City of Lights Festival last night - making it one of the busiest ever.
The parade featured giant lanterns with a 'heroes' theme, with some paying tribute to the First World War centenary. The paper and withy creations are made by local school children and a team of artists.
Thousands of people turned out in Truro last night for the annual City of Lights festival.
The parade featured giant lanterns with a 'heroes' theme, with some paying tribute to the First World War centenary.
The paper and withy creations are made by local school children and a team of artists.
The City of Lights incorporates art, music, dance and, as its name suggests, light.
The event features is a procession of giant handmade withy and tissue lanterns floating through the streets carried by professional artists accompanied by a host of smaller lanterns carried by Cornish school children and local community and youth groups.
Thousands of people will be in Truro tonight for this year's City of Lights parade, which is themed 'Heroes', inspired by the First World War.
People from across the county come to see the procession of giant lanterns handmade by hundreds of local schoolchildren.
The event also marks the beginning of the city's festive celebrations.
The finishing touches are being put to a massive garland at a Cornish country house.
The 90-foot garland at Cotehele on the banks of the River Tamar is decorated with 40,000 flowers. They were specially grown in the gardens of the National Trust property during the summer. Cotehele has featured festive decorations for centuries.