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Wednesday, 6 January 2016
New Year Fireworks in London
New Year's Eve fireworks at the London Eye
are links to a YouTube or Vimeo video that I made of the New Year’s Eve fireworks in London. My elder son and I were lucky to be in the second row slightly to the
left of the London Eye on the crowded Thames Embankment. We stood directly opposite the well-lit Shell
New Year’s Eve event raised awareness of Unicef. It helps children in danger around
the world. The proceeds will help the millions of displaced Syrian children who
have been in our minds for much of 2015.
UNICEF: Help Keep Children Safe
Brits have a reputation for liking queues... Even we began to question this
when we couldn’t find the end of the queue for the Trafalgar Square entrance.
At first, we thought it might stretch all the way down The Mall as far as
Buckingham Palace. That proved not to be the case. Not quite that far anyway.
was high. Fireworks in Paris and Brussels were cancelled. They went ahead in
London. We had to go through several staged bag checks and scans before getting
in. The police were present in high numbers – on foot, on horseback and
watching from helicopters above. They were good-humoured and professional.
Light display on London Eye
was a long wait for midnight. Luckily the rain held off and the music was
great. There was also a great light show on the London Eye itself. The tension
hope you enjoy my video of the main part of the evening.