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In advance of the Lantern Parade, Playmakers! Theatre School will be organising a number of community-based workshops so that children, adults, families and friends will have the opportunity to make their own lanterns to carry in the lantern procession.
  • Workshops are open to all - but please note that children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult.
  • Feel free to arrive at any time, but please allow at least 2 hours to complete your lantern and let it dry.
  • Lantern materials will be provided on a Pay-What-You-Can basis. A recommended donation of $10 per lantern is appreciated!
  • Lantern accessories (LED lights and carry-poles) and kits will be available for a small donation at most workshops.
  • All lanterns must be taken away at the close of each workshop. There is no place to store lanterns - not even overnight.


 Upcoming Workshops

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Sunday, July 23

Join us at the Veterans' Drive Bandshell for this Stratford Live  event. 


We'll be in the Children's Area with a lantern-related colouring activity!

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Sunday, August 27
Saturday, September 16
Saturday, September 23
from 10 am - 2 pm

Join us at the Stratford Perth Museum and make your own unique lantern to carry at the Stratford Lantern Parade.

Ready-made lanterns and lantern kits and accessories will be available!

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Thursday, September 26
5 pm - 10 pm

Join us at Market Square to build a lantern for the Stratford Lantern Parade. While you're there, enjoy all the entertainment and offerings from crafters young and old!

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