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Lantern Parade at the Lamplighter Festival, Todmorden
England

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After the overwhelming enthusiasm and participation which greeted last year's Valley of Lights events came an amazing new nocturnal experience: the Lamplighter Festival.

On November 23, after the Christmas lights were switched on, Todmorden – a town with an individual character and strong arts heritage on the Yorkshire / Lancashire border – was illuminated with performance, procession, pyrotechnics and passion!

The town was lit up with a lantern parade, spectacular fire performers, illuminated installations and sculptures, shadow puppets, glowing show bands and belly dancers, and night markets.

The event was produced by Handmade Parade CIC, supported byTodmorden Town Council, Calderdale Counciland Thingumajig Theatre.… and enjoyed by most of the town!

Copyright: Joby Catto
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Taken: 23/11/2013
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Tags: todmorden; night; lights; lanterns; sculpture; art; parade; procession; calderdale; winter
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