Thousands turn out for Burning the Clocks winter solstice celebration

Lanterns were paraded through Brighton's streets on the longest night of the year at the annual Burning the Clocks event.

Friday, 21st December 2018, 9:53 pm
Updated Thursday, 10th January 2019, 10:41 am

Thousands lined the streets to watch the parade which marks the winter solstice each year (December 21).

Organised by arts charity Same Sky, the parade, which began at 6.30pm, made its way from New Road, through The Lanes and down to Brighton beach.

A lantern in the shape of Brighton Aquarium led this year's Burning the Clocks parade
A clock lantern was carried through Brighton during the winter solstice celebration
Crowds turned out for Brighton's Burning the Clocks parade
Crowds turned out for Brighton's Burning the Clocks parade