Christmas at Eden 2005 and The New Year

Latest Happenings at Eden-Page 49

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26/12/05 Fun for the young and slightly older on Eden's huge ice rink.

 

26/12/05 I met this family in the Core building and an easy way to get there is via the new lift.

 

26/12/05 Cross the bridge, take in the stunning views on the way.

 

26/12/05 Superb views of the solar panelled roof of the Core building, enter the lift.

 

26/12/05 Enjoy the ride down, or up as you can leave this way too.

 

26/12/05 A regular visitor like myself will find this a quick and easy on the legs way to visit.

 

17/12/05 Eden's Christmas Street and the glow from the lower levels.

 

17/12/05 The Ice rink complete with Christmas trees.  A forked crow, one of the paper sculptures to be seen around Eden.

 

17/12/05 The lantern parade lead by the 'Every Day Hero Band'

 

17/12/05 The monster and the giant heroes taking part in the parade of the lanterns.

 

17/12/05 The moon lights the sky as the walk of heroes arrives in the Arena.     

17/12/05 Fire finale.          A mystic picture of the bed and the moon.

 

10/12/05 As the days grow shorter and the shadows grow longer, Christmas gets closer and it's a good time to visit Eden, as you'll miss the crowds and the kids get in free.

 

10/12/05 The sun shines on the glittering crown piece of the evenings fire finale. The ice rink is ready for the first skaters of the day. 

 

10/12/05 The first skaters of the day take to the ice as the sun beams in.

 

10/12/05 Orange  borders in the Warm Temperate Biome.

 

10/12/05 The Hero's Workshop in the link building, pick your very own local hero and pin him or her on the hero's board, Christmas stars can be made here too.

 

10/12/05 A scale model of the granite seed can be seen in the gallery in the Core building.

This is the final home of the giant granite seed when it's fully sculptured.

 

10/12/05 Painting exhibition to be found on the second floor in the Core building.

 

03/12/05 Christmas at Eden the street is empty,  everyone is down by the Biomes having fun.

 

03/12/03 The Ice Rink has it's own real snowman, with a happy Eden Smile.

 

03/12/05 The lantern parade passes the Eden Christmas tree and arrives in the Arena to form a circle of protective light as the band plays and all are safe.

 

03/12/05 The sky is lit up by three enormous hand and leg waving firework giants.

 

30/11/05 The evening view across Eden with the Christmas tree glowing brightly.

 

30/11/05 As the last of the snow melts away  the Eden Christmas tree arrives.

 

26/11/05 Winter wonderland at Eden, but a no go area for visitors today, as you could easily slide from the top pathway to the Biomes quicker then the zip wire could have taken you in the summer.

 

26/11/05 The Biomes take on a beautiful blue colour under these conditions.

 

26/11/05 On the Core building each solar panel has it's own mini avalanche of snow.  Most of the snow that  iglooatised the Biomes yesterday has now melted.

 

23/11/05 Just a reminder that Christmas is fast approaching everything at Eden.

 

23/11/05 The Ice Rink awaits the afternoon session.  Robert relating stories about hemp in the Warm Temperate Biome.

 

18/11/05 Still on their hands and knees as the last of the bulbs go in.  In the Warm Temperate Biome a display is being built, not sure what it is yet, I'll think up a caption.

 

18/11/05 The Eden Team,  pyjama skipping in aid of 'Children in need' they are moving so fast it's blurred the the picture.  Other years fund raising activates.

 

12/11/05 join in this fun parade and follow the band every Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday evenings, parade starts about 8.30pm (fireworks are subject to weather conditions)

 

06/11/05 The first of the bulbs showing through. The shaped terraces near to where the next biome is to be built, have been seeded after levelling.

 

04/11/05 Preparations for the recording of the National Lottery Awards this evening.

 

04/11/05  Swamp circus will give a display, as well as a song or two from Alex Parks

   

04/11/05 Time of Gifts, Switching on the Eden Lights.  Alex performing in the WTB at a private Camelot awards presentation, whilst this was happening us ordinary invited folk made do with a view through the Biome or got our skates on and went for a spin on the ice.

 

 04/11/05 All this made one hungry and thirsty, champagne and fine dining to the right or left for a beaker of wine and sausage stew and mash, hard to decide really. Actually the sausage stew was very tasty and was very welcome.

 

04/11/05 It was soon time for the lantern parade which began about 8.45pm

 

04/11/05 The parade of lantern has some surprises this year and is better then ever, do come along to the Time of Gifts on four nights of the week starting tomorrow.

 

04/11/05 And to finish this night a super firework display.

 

04/11/05  Huge towers supporting animated illumined figures stand at the rear of the Arena.

 

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