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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]