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Welcome to Kendal Torchlight Carnival

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And the theme for Torchlight 2015 is ......

We know that Kendal has huge talent and even greater potential, and so for 2015 we encourage you to ...

Think BIG

Each year we announce a theme for Kendal Torchlight Carnival in the hope that it will inspire not only our participants, but our residents, businesses, students, community groups and all others.

Torchlight's theme is not just for Torchlight participants and not just for Torchlight night: If just one Kendalian thinks bigger and ends up with a better life we'll have made a difference that counts.

Latest News

  • 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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  • Theme announced for Kendal’s Torchlight Carnival 2015

    Posted 24 March 2015
    Kendal’s annual Torchlight Carnival has today announced it’s 2015 theme. This year Carnival entrants are encouraged to “THINK BIG”. “This year we have chosen “THINK BIG” as our theme. Each year we’re amazed with the inspiration that our entrants take from the theme. In 2015 we want people to ‘think outside the box’ and let their creativity run wild! We hope that as many people as…
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Additional Information

  • 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 Simon McElroy 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.