The Lantern Parade

Norden Farm present

The Carnival of the Animals - Maidenhead's Community Lantern Parade

About the event

The community lantern parade is an annual event produced by Norden Farm, which brings the local community together in celebration to light up the town.

The project runs across a six-week period giving the community opportunities to take part in low cost arts workshops and be a part of spectacular parade and celebratory concert.

We work with practitioners from Same Sky, the largest community arts charity in the South East, to create vivid willow lanterns, which illuminate Maidenhead Town Centre.

The project includes workshops with members of the public, schools and community groups in the run up to the event.

In 2015 over 2000 people participated across the project - with over 1200 people taking part in the parade which departs from Maidenhead Town Hall.

For more information about how you can get involved with the event, please follow the links in the right hand bar.

(The Lantern Parade 2015)

2016's event

This year's event takes place on Saturday 10 December.

  • 4.30pm - Live music and entertainment from the Bollywood Brass Band
  • 5pm - Parade departs from Maidenhead Town Hall
  • 5.45pm – 6.15pm - Live music and entertainment continues

all times tbc

For information about how you can get involved click here.

Watch our Lantern Parade mini documentary

about 6 hours ago Jump In! has something for everyone-live shows, family films, arts & crafts, storytelling - the list goes on and on… https://t.co/ZOcTSkKRsP

about 6 hours ago Jump In! Family Arts Festival is just around the corner and we are getting very excited...have a look & book! -->… https://t.co/fjBFi94s3G

about 16 hours ago Oliver in the Overworld blasts onto our stage this Easter - a fantastical show for kids with fully integrated BSL… https://t.co/Tbl5ADL4Hb

about 20 hours ago Who's the Greatest Entertainer? - https://t.co/v2Q3YGttkB

about 20 hours ago From Twelfth Night to Moonlight... - https://t.co/yyVDsp42PQ

1 day ago We are proud to be hosting SCRATCH-a showcase for emerging choreographers 20 Apr produced by our own… https://t.co/9qCRZpftRr

1 day ago Don't miss our dance showcase tonight at 5.30pm - be dazzled by our brilliant Norden Exposure & Bollywood students… https://t.co/oO86uXdBcS

1 day ago RT @WindsorArtMusic: @nordenfarm Tue 28th looks like dance day! #Bollywood #YouthDance #Swing #Jive https://t.co/n7Oqyp9Gxa https://t.co/ng…

1 day ago A fabulous fusion of blues, modern folk and Americana from the amazing @TheJigantics - see them here Sat 15 Apr 8pm… https://t.co/Hpv5AqAZW0

1 day ago RT @GreenwichTheatr: .@papertigerprods & @greenwichtheatr's Octopus also plays at @nordenfarm @TheatreRoyal @CornExchange @marlowetheatre @…

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