Saturday 14 September, 10am-1pm, 2-5pm
Sunday 15 September, 10am-1pm, 2-5pm
Saturday 21 September, 10am-1pm, 2-5pm
Sunday 22 September, 10am-1pm, 2-5pm
lantern making and shadow screen workshops
New Mills Youth & Community Centre, Longlands Rd, SK22 3BZ
Admission free - sponsored by derbyshire county council


Make your own lantern for our famous Lantern Procession or help create the beautiful shadow screens and paper-bag lanterns that decorate the Torrs Gorge. A team of trained helpers will be on hand to assist you in these sessions. This year’s theme is ‘The Elements - Earth, Air, Fire, Water’. All welcome. Children bring an adult with you.

Workshops are FREE no booking required. Donations most welcome! Refreshments on sale

For details tel. Lyn: 07753 842861


If you would like to become a lantern-making expert and help out at the public workshops please get in touch! Experienced and new helpers welcome. Training is free and run in small groups over two half days arranged at your convenience. After training come and share your expertise at the public Lantern Workshops. For details tel. Lyn 07753842861 FREE

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