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Welcome to Kendal Torchlight Carnival

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Kendal Torchlight Carnival 2014 Trophy Winners

Congratulations to the Kendal Torchlight Carnival 2014 Trophy Winners:


Best Vintage Vehicle - Northern Counties Veteran & Classic Cycle Club

Best Foot Group – Tie - Kendal Sea Cadets & Kendal Air Cadets

Best School Group – Tie - Kendal Nursery School & Ghyllside Primary School

Best Youth Group - Kendalians Majorettes

Best Young Farmers - Grayrigg Young Farmers

Best Business/Commercial Entry - Beetham Holiday Homes & RSPB

Best Carnival Band - Blue Jam

Best Musical Entry - Burneside Brass

Best Costumery - Jump into Kendal

Best Carnival Entertainers - Kookaburra All Stars

Furthest Travelled Award - Poco Loco

Charities Winners - Bendrigg Trust & Old Hutton Primary School

Best in Parade runner up - St Thomas’s CE Primary School

Best in Parade - Heversham St Peter’s Primary School

Latest News

  • Bigger than 2013!

    Posted 18 August 2014
    It's official; the line-up to the 2014 Torchlight Carnival is bigger than in 2013! We have over 60 entries with almost 1500 participants gearing up right now to entertain Kendal on 12th September 2014. Roads close at 6.30pm, Kendal Torchlight Carnival starts at 7.30pm, roads re-open around 10.30pm.
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  • Ideas for your carnival float...

    Posted 16 May 2014

    Ideas to make a carnival float!

    Bring your great ideas to life by creating a carnival float. Bring smiles to children’s faces as you drive past them at the carnival. 1. Make a parade banner – A parade banner is an important part of a carnival it says who you are, what you are all about & where from. 2. Decorations – Are bold & exciting. Use bright colours, balloons,…
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Additional Information

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  • Torchlight Team 2015

    The Torchlight Team are the unpaid volunteers who work throughout the year to make Torchlight happen. We're  seeking a handful of capable and committed people to join our Torchlight 2015 Team. Contact Simon McElroy if you're able to commit a little time each week to help promote the best of Kendal and to ensure Torchlight returns in 2015.