The idea for Carousel Lights was born after a trip to Boston’s May Fair in Lincolnshire. It’s one of the UK’s oldest travelling fairs having visited the town every year since 1125 and it’s one of our earliest memories as we’ve been visiting since as long as we can remember!
On this particular visit, we realised that there’s something magic in the atmosphere at a fair that can’t be found anywhere else. The sounds of excited squeals and laughter against a background of pumping music, the smell of candyfloss blended with diesel from the generators, the wonderful hand painted boards and the fabulously bright and colourful lighting. They all combine to create something very special in which nostalgia and adrenalin and family and friends and fun all combine. We wanted to capture that essence and share that magic.
And so the spell was cast . . . a brother and sister with expertise in engineering, event production and marketing threw in the corporate towel and started Carousel Lights.
Our feature lights are hand-made by the UK’s best craftsmen from neon formers to metalworkers, carpenters, artists and electricians. We bring designs and vision to life by creating hand made pieces which are engineered with exceptional skill and a lot of passion.
Since we began we’ve carved out a niche in fairground and neon lighting. What started out as a company making cool lights for UK homes has become the UK’s only official “Cool Brand” for lighting, selling feature lights to bars, restaurants, nightclubs and individual homes all over the World as well as being featured in The Telegraph, Elle, The Guardian, ITV, Living Etc… you name it.
It’s a huge pleasure working alongside our colleagues and customers and we pride ourselves on the fact that everything we do is made in Britain by expert craftsmen.
We love what we do and we hope that you will too!
Rebecca & Ben