SATURDAY 28 SEPTEMBER 2019
START FROM THE ROCK TAVERN, WIRKSMOOR ROAD, SK22 3HW ENTRANCE VIA JODRELL STREET ONLY PROCESSION START TIMES 6.30PM, 7.00PM, 7.30PM, 8.00PM, 8.30PM LAST ENTRY 9.00PM
ENTRANCE BY TICKET ONLY - SUGGESTED MINIMUM DONATION £1
New mills town centre 5PM – ‘TIL LATE
LANTERN PROCESSION - TICKET INFORMATION
Entrance by TICKET ONLY available from -
New Mills Carnival - Saturday 8th June
New Mills Post Office, Torr Top Street - Saturdays starting 15th June - 10am - 12.30pm
Lantern Procession Information
Entrance by TICKET ONLY in timed slots:
6.30pm Twilight walk for younger children
7.00pm Slower pace for those with reduced mobility
7.30pm, 8pm, 8.30pm Lanterns after dark
Come on a magical lantern procession through The Torrs Riverside Park. Walk over the famous Millennium Walkway flanked by impressive fire sculptures and see hundreds of hand-made lanterns light up the evening. Bring your very own lantern - made at a lantern-making workshop. Procession ends with a Street Party in Market Street.
Procession duration approximately 30mins walking - unless congested. Start at The Rock Tavern, Wirksmoor Road SK22 3HW entrance via Jodrell Street ONLY- keep going in one direction.
Street Party Information
Join in the celebrations at the Street Party before and after the Lantern Procession. Sample delicious foods from all over the world from authentic ‘street food’ vendors, enjoy live music and marvel at the fire eaters, jugglers, stilt-walkers and other performers who will be entertaining you throughout the evening. Many of our local shops, restaurants and cafes will also be opening their doors late into the evening.
FREE and FAMILY FRIENDLY
If you would like to be involved on the Lantern Procession Day here is your chance, details below...
VOLUNTEERS WANTED - DETAILS BELOW OR PHONE ROB 07794545166
If you would like to be involved on the Lantern Procession Day here is your chance. Help marshal the procession, look after a fire-eater, put up lighting, build a gazebo, direct traffic or help with shadow screens and other fire effects down in The Torrs - the list is endless…
For details tel. Rob 07794545166 or email email@example.com