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Enchanted Forest lit up with 'shimmer' show

The 15th annual Enchanted Forest has opened with a show called "shimmer". The event is held in Faskally Wood, Pitlochry, and runs from 29 September to 30 October.

Enchanted Forest Image copyright Graeme Hart
Image caption A giant interactive puppet features in this year's light show
Enchanted Forest Image copyright Graeme Hart
Image caption The lights on the opening night were switched on by Communities Secretary Angela Constance
Enchanted Forest Image copyright Graeme Hart
Image caption Organisers said a "stunning" light show on the loch had also been designed for the 2016 event
Enchanted Forest Image copyright Graeme Hart
Image caption The Enchanted Forest design team is led by Derek Allan, with Kate Bonney and Simon Hayes as lighting designers. RJ McConnell and Jon Beales provided sound design and composition
Enchanted Forest Image copyright Graeme Hart
Image caption The Enchanted Forest Community Trust said more than 65,000 tickets went on sale this year. Many shows have been sold-out already, the organisers said
Enchanted Forest Image copyright Graeme Hart
Image caption Visitors to the Enchanted Forest can also walk through a "wall of light"
Enchanted Forest Image copyright Graeme Hart
Image caption The organisers said the show brought in an estimated £2m to the local economy every year
Enchanted Forest Image copyright Graeme Hart
Enchanted Forest Image copyright Graeme Hart
Enchanted Forest Image copyright Graeme Hart

More information about the show can be found on the Enchanted Forest website. All pictures by Graeme Hart, from the Perthshire Picture Agency.

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