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Witness A Christmas Carol brought to life by drones this winter

Last updated on Tuesday 2 July 2024

Witness Charles Dickens’ timeless Christmas classic come to life in a way never seen before this December in a captivating new animated drone light show. Audiences will be taken on a journey with Ebenezer Scrooge and watch the famous characters from A Christmas Carol brought to life above stadiums in Nottingham and Bristol using hundreds of drones.

A Christmas Carol, an epic drone light show which promises to take audiences on a mesmerising journey through Christmas’s past, present and future, will take place on Saturday 7th December in Nottingham and 19th & 20th December in Bristol.

Following hugely successful sell-out drone light shows on the theme of Evolution in Bristol and Nottingham we wanted to bring a special festive show to audiences this winter.


A Christmas Carol, The Drone Light Show

In this captivating new animated drone light show, audiences can expect to witness Charles Dickens’ timeless Christmas classic burst into the sky. A Christmas Carol, the drone light show, presents the very latest in creative entertainment with a magical celebration of the Christmas spirit.

This immersive epic-scale event uses hundreds of drones in the night sky, fusing cutting-edge technology and creativity to spark the imagination and stir the soul.

The event is suitable for families and individuals of all ages to enjoy, with those in attendance witnessing an introduction to the state-of-the-art drone technology before experiencing the main drone performance.


The event takes place on:

  • Saturday 7th December at Trent Bridge, home to Nottinghamshire County Cricket Club. Gates will open at 15:30, with food and drink outlets serving a variety of refreshments while a live DJ plays ahead of the show starting at 17:30.


  • Thursday, December 19th, and Friday, December 20th, at Seat Unique Stadium, home to Gloucestershire County Cricket Club. An early and late showing is available. Gates will open at 14:30 (early show) / 19:00 (late show), with food and drink outlets serving a variety of refreshments. A live DJ will play ahead of the show, starting at 16:50 (early show) / 20:45 (late show).

Fancy booking tickets for A Christmas Carol? Get special early bird prices now.

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