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Lantern Making Workshops (online on demand)

Book your Lantern Making Workshop Kit and receive a link to our exclusive pre-recorded guide to creating your lantern. Led by Same Sky.

No doubt our Lantern Making workshops are missing from your calendars this year! Fear not, as you can still be involved in this year’s covid-friendly Lantern Trail from home by taking part in one of our virtual Lantern Making workshops.

Buy your kit by selecting your preferred collection time, pick up from Norden Farm, roll up your sleeves and tune in to the on-demand video workshop to make your balloon lantern at your own pace, in the comfort of your own home!

In true Lantern Parade style, the balloon lantern can be transformed into an animal of your choosing by following our artist inspiration!


Lantern Making Kit collection: Wednesday 3.30pm - 4.30pm and Fridays 4pm - 5pm from Wed 25 Nov - Fri 11 Dec. Book your lantern kit by selecting your preferred slot.

The pre-recorded on demand workshop can be watched at a time that suites you via YouTube!

£10 per lantern (includes everything you need to make your lantern - packs must be collected from Norden Farm)


What’s included:

Access to the on-demand video workshop with Same Sky artist Paul

Printed step by step guide

Willow withes

Wet strength tissue

Sponge

PVA glue

Masking tape

Sugar paper

String

Light


Share your lanterns!

We want to see your masterpieces illuminated – hold your own mini parade around the living room or in the garden! Send your photos and videos to robyn.bunyan@nordenfarm.org and we will include them in our Lantern Trail short film. You can also share your photos with us on social media – remember to tag @nordenfarm using #LanternTrail2020


The Carnival of the Animals: Lantern Trail

This year’s parade is replaced with a Lantern Trail – brightly coloured lanterns will be displayed in locations around the Town Centre, at Norden Farm and in the community. Become part of the trail by putting your illuminated lantern in your window – let’s light up the community!



Lantern Kit Collection

Kits are available for collection twice a week at Norden Farm from Wed 25 Nov until Fri 11 Dec.

  • Wednesdays 3.30pm – 4.30pm

  • Fridays 4pm – 5pm

Our Education Manager Robyn will be ready and waiting for you outside the Box Office doors (if we are closed to the public), or in the Foyer (if we are open to the public), depending on Covid regulations.


With thanks to our supporters:

RBWM | The Cyril Taylor Charitable Foundation | The Spoore, Merry and Rixman Foundation | Arts Council Emergency Response Fund | Cultural Recovery Fund

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