Sharrow Lantern Carnival

April 5th 2020 



see you in... 2021

Join the Carnival!

We gather in Mount Pleasant Par at 7pm, the parade starts at 7.30. Even if you don't have a lantern, join us, going up Vincent Rd, down Club Garden Rd, past Leverton flats, up Cemetery Rd and finishing at the Cemetery where we'll be entertained by fire dancers and live music.


This year's theme is...

'The Wild Wild Wood'

We hope to see lots of wildlife and fairytale flora and fauna among the amazing creations that always surprise us.

Make a Lantern!

Come to a Lantern Making Workshop

Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times. Volunteers are not responsible for children.

Weekend Workshops:1-5pm Sat and Sun 

The Old Junior School, South View Rd, S7 1DB.

February: Sat 22nd, Sun 23rd, Sat 29th.

March: Sun 1st, Sat 7th, Sun 8th, Sat 14th, Sun 15th, Sat 21st, Sun 22nd, Sat 28th, Sun 29th.

Evening Workshops: 5-8pm, Tuesdays

St Mary's Church, Bramall Lane, S2 4QZ.

March: Tues 3rd, Tues 10th, Tues 17th, Tues 24th, Tues 31st.

Workshops are Free, but we encourage donations! It costs several pounds to pay for the materials of a medium size lantern. 





Tell us you're coming: Our FB Event

Get notifications: Our FB Page

Share your lantern photos: Our FB Group 

Volunteer with us, we need you.

The carnival is entirely voluntary run and relies on donations. It costs £3000 to run each year, so please help us keep the Carnival going by donating £10 here: 

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Lantern making instructions: