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The 2014 Illuminations season will run every Saturday and Sunday from Saturday 6 September to Saturday 25 October.

Fireworks displays will take place on the following Saturday evenings:

27 September
4 October
11 October
18 October
25 October

Matlock Bath Illuminations feature a unique parade of illuminated and decorated boats on the River Derwent every weekend throughout September and October.

Each boat carries a decorated model and as darkness falls the boats disappear into the blackness below, leaving the models apparently gliding along just above the water.

On the above Saturday nights there are also spectacular firework displays at 9.00pm.

Matlock Bath Illuminations have an interesting history, dating right back to 1897, click here to read the history and facts about this festival. 


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