Light up your evening with a visit to Leeds lanterns

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Thousands of visitors are expected in Roundhay Park over the festive season to admire these spectacular colourful creations.

Locations across the park in North Leeds have been filled with giant, illuminated lanterns for the Magical Lantern Festival Yorkshire.

PIC: Jonathan Gawthorpe

PIC: Jonathan Gawthorpe

Polar bears on ice and a Chinese-style Temple of Heaven are among the stunning displays.

There is also a Santa’s grotto, a bar, rides, and a Christmas market serving food for visitors to enjoy.

Proceeds from ticket sales will go to the Jane Tomlinson Appeal, part of the legacy of the late Leeds cancer sufferer and fundraiser whose name it bears.

The family-friendly event runs until January 1, 2018. There are ticketed entry slots every 15 minutes from 5pm to 9pm.