February 6, 2023

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Spectacular lantern parade launches Christmas festivities

A Impressive procession of lights brought festive joy to the city as Knutsford Lantern Parade took to the streets.

The biennial parade returned on Sunday for the 1st time given that 2018.

Knutsford Lantern Parade


Crowds of spectators turned out to view the gorgeous display screen.

Families experienced made handmade lanterns at free workshops furnished by the Town Council in the course of November.

Knutsford Lantern Parade


Youngsters processed along the streets with their moon and stars themed lanterns, becoming a member of some others in the neighborhood who experienced manufactured lanterns.

Knutsford Lantern Parade


Substantial feature lanterns developed by Handmade Parade caught everyone’s creativeness.

The parade was led alongside King Road by City of Chester Brass Band and showcased the LED performance troupe.

Knutsford Lantern Parade


The parade was kindly supported by volunteers from Knutsford Hosts.

Alex Brown, gatherings officer at Knutsford Town Council, claimed: “It was fantastic looking at so numerous men and women arrive alongside to take pleasure in the Lantern Parade and Crib Support on Sunday.

Crowds lined the streets to watch the Lantern Festival


“The lanterns seemed attractive less than the Christmas lights and the Crib Assistance was a fantastic begin to the festive season.”

Knutsford Guardian:

The City Mayor’s local community crib Assistance adopted outside the house the Dropped and Located.

Cllr Stewart Gardiner, was joined by Knutsford clergy to bless the city crib and welcome the festive year to Knutsford.

Small children from St Vincent’s Main College led the singing of Xmas carols accompanied by Town of Chester Brass Band.

Knutsford Lantern Parade


The mayor stated: “It was pretty to see this sort of a good turnout for the Lantern Parade and Crib Support. Many thanks to all those who aided make it these types of a charming function.

Knutsford Lantern Parade


“Certain many thanks go to the youngsters of St Vincent’s College for their lovely singing.”

City of Chester Brass Band


Following the support Knutsford Catenians furnished festive cheer to the community, supplying mince pies and mulled wine, which it is hoped will develop into an yearly tradition.

Knutsford Guardian:

Cllr Gardiner stated:”This invitation comes from Knutsford Catenians who want to say a large thank you to all these NHS personnel, carers and volunteers who gave so tirelessly for some others for the duration of the months of the pandemic.

Knutsford Guardian:

“It is thanks to this organisation’s generosity that we in Knutsford have a crib on display screen in community look at.”