This winter Bury welcomes a very special event as families and friends come together for Bury Lantern Parade.

Bury Lantern Parade is a special seasonal gathering in Bury town centre featuring children and families who have created magical lanterns in advance in schools and workshops.

Starting at The Met, the parade will process around the town centre, where there will be live music, some very special guest puppetry, and fire installations. The afternoon will culminate in a magical gathering at Kay Gardens.

The theme of the parade is wildlife, with the lanterns and puppetry creating a magical natural takeover of the town centre.

Bury Lantern Parade has been commissioned by Bury BID, funded by the businesses of Bury town centre. Working in partnership with The Met, the event aims to welcome families and communities into the town centre for a wonderful wintry afternoon.

Bury BID logo   Funded by UK Government

Dates & Times

Last session: Sun 26 Nov 2023 at 3:00 PM - This event has now passed

The event will run from 3pm to 6pm.

Interesting in taking part?

To take part, just join one of our Family Lantern Making Workshops on Saturday 11 or Sunday 19 November.

All workshops are FREE to attend but must be booked in advance.

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