Christmas at Eden
During the day, enjoy seasonal walks and trails through our Outdoor Gardens, take a whirl on the ice-rink*, and warm up with a hot chocolate or festive treat.
As darkness falls, the Biomes shine out with a festive welcome. Follow a route around the Rainforest Biome, where the tropical landscape is transformed into a magical world of shadows and light. Cross over to the Mediterranean Biome, where thousands of dancing, twinkling lights create a beautiful backdrop to a joyful celebration of Christmas music**, performed live by musicians positioned amongst the gardens and exhibits.
As darkness falls and the Biome is transformed by a spectacular all-new light show, the Eden Christmas Orchestra strikes up with festive favourites played on four separate stages.
The orchestra, which is performing on selected dates through until January 3, is made up of groups of two or three in brass, string, percussion and woodwind sections and is separated to maintain safe social distance.
Digitally connected by in-ear monitors, all the musicians play simultaneously, creating a ‘surround sound’ effect across the vast space. Visitors can continuously hear the live music as they move around the Biome but the sound changes depending on where they are located.
As a stunning centrepiece of the light show, a huge mirror-ball high up in the Biome casts a blizzard of snowflake-like points of silvery light across the giant structure.
Elsewhere, the dramatic landscape of the tropical Rainforest Biome is lit up in many rich colours to create a compelling world of shadows and light.
Please note that all visitors to Eden now have to pre-book a timed entry slot online at edenproject.com. See online to find out about other ways we’ll be keeping you and your family safe this Christmas.
* Additional tickets required for ice-skating (pre-book online).
** Selected dates, full timetable on the website.