The 2021 Parkwood Springs Lantern Festival will be on Saturday October 16th at 4.30pm and finishing at 7pm. Come early and enjoy a great family event! Because of Covid the event will be a little [Read more]
From Saturday 25th September, local artist Patrick Amber is running a series of weekly lantern making workshops at Abbeyfield House to prepare a welcome party for ‘Little Amal’, the giant puppet of a refugee girl [Read more]
Story by Graham Jones | Photos by Patrick Amber, Neill Schofield, Sarah Truman, Deborah Blencowe and Jackie Jones Local people had been preparing for the Beacons Lantern Procession for weeks: making arrangements, fantastic lanterns and [Read more]
Patrick Amber gives us his account of the Beacons Lantern Procession. With photos by Patrick Amber, Neill Schofield, Sarah Truman, Deborah Blencowe and Jackie Jones: “From my privileged position of workshop leader, I can tell [Read more]
For the last few weeks people have been busy making penguins, goldfinches, tortoises and spacecraft lanterns for the Beacons Lantern Procession on Saturday 12th October. Everyone is welcome to join as children and adults parade [Read more]
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