Barrow Hill Roundhouse Museum, Chesterfield, Derbyshire. Britains only surviving operational Roundhouse Engine Shed
Barrow Hill Community

Shine A Light

Thursday 8 December and Friday 9 December

Ticket information

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Ticket prices:
Children £6 (4-16, under 4s free)
Adults £9

First entry at 1635, then every 25 minutes until 2020

Spectacular large-scale projections will light up Derbyshire landmarks with a unique fusion of music, visuals and sound when ‘Shine A Light’ returns this autumn/winter. Visitors will be able to watch Derbyshire’s history unfold in magical night-time shows projected on to heritage venues as part of the new ‘Shine A Light’ programme.

Providing fun for the whole family, the events will bring together awe-inspiring illuminations and projections in a visually stunning display. Delivered by internationally-renowned Derbyshire-born video projection artists Illuminos, ‘Shine A Light’ is inspired by Voices From The Peak – a celebration of the county in sound created by local poet and performer Mark Gwynne Jones to celebrate the Peak District National Park’s 70th birthday last year.

The events have been commissioned by Derbyshire County Council following a successful pilot in 2021 when ‘Shine A Light’ displays held at Chatsworth and Cromford Mills were enjoyed by more than 3,200 visitors.

Designed to celebrate Derbyshire’s rich history and heritage, extend the tourism season and boost the visitor economy in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic, the next instalments of ‘Shine A Light’ aim to build on last year’s success with more awe-inspiring events.



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Entry by donation.
Charges apply on special event days.
Cafe available for food and refreshments.
Please visit our shop selling railway memorabilia and souvenirs.

Our opening hours are Saturdays and Sundays 10.00am-4.00pm. Closed Monday to Friday, including Bank Holidays.

There is a diversion in place due to a road closure at Junction 29a of the M1; this will add approximately 10 minutes to your journey time if you use this route to reach the Roundhouse. This diversion will be in place until 31st March 2015.