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Autumn Carnival - Sharrow

Found yourself at a loose end this Saturday afternoon? Get down to Mount Pleasant Park in Sharrow for to Autumn Carnival!

This will be the 3rd successive year of the Autumn Carnival in Sharrow, run by the Abbeydale and Sharrow Stakeholder Group who provide funding and staff for this community experience.

There are many things on offer this year at the event, including free food and dance performances. The day kicks off at 3pm when there will be a lantern making workshop in preparation for a parade through the streets, later on, everyone is welcome from the around the area and this is a great way to celebrate the area you live in and get to know your community. The parade can be heard all around the area with many drummers marching within the parade and is quite a sight to behold, with many exciting and creative lanterns being presented. This year the theme for the lanterns will be monsters, so keep your eyes peeled for some brilliant designs like this.

The schedule for the day is as follows:

  • 3-5pm free lantern making classes.
  • 5-5.45pm lantern collection.
  • 6pm lantern parade begins! Meet outside Highfield Adventure Playground.
  • 3-8pm through the day there will be food, music and dancing performances.

As always, this event it open to everyone who wants to be a part of it, whether you're a student, a family, a group of mates, or you just want to take part, so if you're ready for a fun, exciting and unique experience right on your doorstep, feel free to step outside and engage with the community in the Autumn Carnival in Sharrow!