You can make your own lantern. They are usually made by covering a cane frame with translucent paper, LED lighting being fitted inside. All sorts of shapes appear on the day! The lantern is then carried on a bamboo pole.


2022 Important Update

There will NOT be any workshops in 2022 and NO ready made lanterns will be on sale.

Lantern Kits containing all materials to make your own willow lantern are available from Ambleside Toy Shop, Compston Road or Detail, Market Place.

Kits cost £6 each.

Click here for Lantern Making Instructions


Click here for Lantern Procession Information