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Kendal Torchlight Carnival

The Torchlight Team works throughout the year promoting Kendal, community groups and local businesses in many ways.

Our function is to promote the best of Kendal to the rest of the world; to promote local business and enterprise, to show Kendal's skills talents and capabilities, and to enliven and stimulate Kendalian community spirit.

Latest News

  • Kendal Torchlight Carnival 2016 - Theme Announcement!

    Posted 14 March 2016
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    The Annual Kendal Torchlight Festival has announced it's 2016 theme today. This year, after requesting ideas for a theme through social media the Torchlight organisers along with the Carnival entrants are going to be "Celebrating Kendal's Spirit". The aim for 2016 is to celebrate the passion and spirit within Kendal's community as well as everything else we love about our town here in Cumbria, the gateway to the Lakes! The…
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  • 160 volunteers required for Torchlight night!

    Posted 03 April 2015
    Kendal Torchlight Carnival is run solely by volunteers and cannot exist without the passion and drive of people coming together. We need 160 people to volunteer during the day and evening of Friday 11th September 2015 to help run this fantastic community and family event. We currently need:
    • 70 Torchlight Marshals
    • 14 Road Closure Marshals
    • 13 Entrants Marshals (banksman training provided)
    • 14 Marshal…
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  • Fancy a FUNdraiser?

    Promote your local business with a Torchlight FUNdraising event!

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  • Torchlight Management Team

    The Torchlight Management Team are the unpaid volunteers who work throughout the year to promote Kendal and to make Kendal Torchlight Carnival happen. We're  always seeking capable and committed people to join our Team. Contact Vicky Wright if you want to develop your skills and talents, be able to say that you promote Kendal and take a pride in knowing that our Torchlight Carnival happens because you make it happen.