Upcoming Events

Lantern Leaders CPD training

Come and learn how to make simple willow and tissue lanterns, and how to deliver effective workshops to your school or group. Tuesday 3rd October, 5.30pm-7.30pm The Coaching House, £7.50. Email Abigai@newcarnival.co.uk to book.


Course - UV String Art

Starting on 9th November, a 4 week course creating neon string art for Merry and Bright. Thursday evenings 6pm-8.30pm, 9th,16th, 23rd and 30th November. £35 (concessions £25). email Abigail@newcarnnival.co.uk to book.


Course - Cardboard Sculpture

Starting on Monday 30th October, a 6 week course creating sculptural star decorations for Merry and Bright, using innovative and sustainable carboard techniques. Your star will be yours to keep after the event. No experience necessary. 30th October, 6th, 20th, 27th November and 4th December. (13th November home study week) 5.30-8.30pm. £35 (concessions £25). email Abigail@newcarnnival.co.uk to book.


Course - Oriental Lanterns

A two day course running on the 23rd November and 30th November from 10am to 2pm each day. Join Gina to create intricately detailed oriental style lanterns using a range of decorative techniques including paper cutting, stencilling and embellishment. £24 email Abigail@newcarnnival.co.uk to book.


Merry and Bright 2023

Our seasonal lantern event which is going to be bigger and better than ever in 2023, including a lantern parade, installations, entertainment and performances around town and much more!

December - Friday 8th and Saturday 9th December