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Torchlight Celebration Day
Saturday 26th September

Join us online from your own home for a torchlight celebration like none other!

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WELCOME TO TORCHLIGHT 2020

Kendal Torchlight Carnival has, since 1970, lit up and entertained children and adults alike with a variety of Carnival Floats, Dancers, Bands and other processionists.

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.

Get Involved! Torchlight Celebration Day


Torchlight through
the years

THE 2020 TORCHLIGHT THEME

The theme of Kendal Torchlight 2020 is ‘Think Global Act Local’

JOIN IN!

Torchlight
Holiday Club

Every Wednesday Afternoon throughout August on Facebook Live
with Lana from Love Arts. Join Lana and get creative making lots of
different crafts to decorate your home to get in the carnival mood!

Tiny Torchlight
Puppet Parade

Be part of the tiniest torchlight procession ever by
making your own miniature float or puppet based
on this years theme ‘Think Global, Act Local’.

Bunting
with Kate

Join Kate on Zoom, Thursday evenings in September for some
virtual buting making get together’s. We are going to be making
loads of bunting to decorate our homes and streets.

Light up Kendal
with lanterns

Learn to make beautiful willow
lanterns with Donna and be part of
the Light up Kendal lantern spectacle

Make some noise
with with lanterns

Learn to make beautiful willow
lanterns with Donna and be part of
the Light up Kendal lantern spectacle

THE MAIN EVENT

Saturday 26th September

Join us online from your own home for a packed day of torchlight celebrations!

See the Schedule