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Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Lantern Procession

We have just received this e-mail from the new Art-E-Mail  for Totton  about this years Lantern Procession:-

Light it up with the Lantern Procession.

Local people will be getting stars in their eyes when artist Caroline Rackham will be making star lanterns with local residents from Totton and Eling.  The lanterns will be in readiness for the Totton and Eling Lantern Procession, which takes place on the 7th December this year.

The lantern making workshop will take place on the 22nd November from 12 to 3 pm (free entry) at Hounsdown Community Centre where Children and adults will be making star lanterns using a special cut paper technique which they will then be able to carry in the procession on the 7th.  More details can be found on posters or contact Caroline on

The lantern procession will leave the Countrywide car park at 5pm on the 7th December to walk down Salisbury Road, Commercial Road and Beaumont Road.  With the fair, bands like Back 2 Swing, and carol singing taking place until 8pm.

There will be a second workshop at on December 6th - details later.

 The new Art-E-Mail is aimed at advertising any Totton-related art events- meetings, exhibitions, workshops etc
 Any members wishing to receive the information directly or advertise an event get in touch with Caroline as above. The full newsletter, sent out once a month, will be put on the notice board at our meetings and on this blog.

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