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The Carnival of the Animals - Saturday Lantern Making Workshops

There are no scheduled instances of The Carnival of the Animals - Saturday Lantern Making Workshops. You can view similar events below.

Led by Same Sky.

Get ready to join the parade!

Short and sweet lantern making - get parade ready in 20 mins! Drop in to make and decorate a simple willow and tissue lantern ready to illuminate on parade night.

Suitable for all ages 3+ years

Please note – these workshops take place in Maidenhead Town Centre and are drop in sessions


Last chance drop-in workshops Sat 7 Dec | Maidenhead Library 10am - 2pm £4 per person


Our drop-in sessions allow you to come down to the session at any time throughout the session – you don’t need to get there bang on 10am. So, you don’t have to rush! Lanterns at our Town Centre workshops take around 20 – 30 minutes to make.


Click here to download our handy Lantern Making FAQ’s If you can’t find the answer to your question give us a call on 01628 788997.


The Carnival of the Animals Lantern Parade returns to illuminate Maidenhead on Saturday 7 December! Featuring live music and entertainment from The Brass Funkeys who bring pumping brass driven funk to lead you on the route! Free to attend and open to all! And you don't need a lantern to take part - just come down and celebrate with the community.

Find out more here.

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