Torchlight’s First Ever Internship Program Is Underway!

  Almost four years in the making, our first ever intern program is underway and off to a pacey start! Working closely with Torchlight’s Creative Crew, our four new additions are certainly bringing a fresh dynamic that’ll help us to build a special event in time for September. Managed as part of our Creative Leaders […]

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Official Launch Plans for Torchlight 2021

Last week saw the official launch of the 2021 Kendal Torchlight Gathering. With planning having been underway for a number of months and dates secured for late September, the team behind this year’s event are ready to reveal plans for an exciting town-wide celebration. Though many events across the country have been cancelled or are […]

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Full steam ahead to Torchlight 2021…

We are pleased to announce planning is well underway for this year’s Torchlight celebrations. The event is scheduled to place between the 24th and 26th September this year. Though many events across the country are uncertain of whether they will be able to run as planned, the team behind Kendal’s annual event have been working […]

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Torchlight Summer Workshops

In line with Torchlights mission for inclusivity and enabling everyone in our community with the opportunity to get involved with the carnival, throughout summer we had 5 different workshops running at various locations across Kendal, kindly hosted by: Sandgate School, Sandylands Becks Community Centre, Heron Hill Hallgarth Community Centre, Hallgarth The Westmorland Shopping Centre The […]

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A big thank you to ASDA

One of the great things about the Kendal Torchlight Gruffalo is that he is totally waterproof! Perfect for the kind of typical summers day a group of Torchlight volunteers spent with him at Asda in Kendal at the end of July. I’m pleased to say that neither the Gruffalo, the Torchlight team, nor the Asda […]

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Kendal Torchbearers are the leading lights of Kendal Torchlight

Last month the Kendal Torchlight Carnival organising group launched the very first ‘Torchbearers’ campaign. Local businesses, groups and individuals were invited to truly appreciate the value of Torchlight and support everything it is about. In recent weeks most town centre businesses have received an invite to become a Torchbearer which includes our printed brochure, and previous […]

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The 2017 Theme Of Kendal Torchlight Carnival is Fairy Tales

A big thank you to the local schools and pupils who replied to our request to send in ideas for the theme. We can now officially announce the theme of Kendal Torchlight 2017 is ‘Fairy Tales’. The Torchlight Carnival takes place on Friday 15th September and Kendal Street Party on Saturday 16th September. Now in […]

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