The Mansfield Lantern Festival is a family friendly community festival held on the Saturday closest to the longest night of the year – the Winter Solstice.  Celebrating winter, community, family and fun!

Held for the first time in 2015, the festival is open to anyone who would like to take part – BYO lantern!  The date for the next one is already set – Saturday 18th June 2016 – so mark it in your diary so that you don’t miss out!

The festival celebrates community and art with arts, crafts, workshops, regional food, a parade, street theatre, music and more.

Photography ~ Billie Mae Leatham

Support ~ Arts Council Mansfield