What's On

A truly magical evening, lighting up Salisbury.


Whether you join the procession or come to enjoy the colourful spectacle; this is a truly magical evening for the whole family.

Thursday 12th December 2019

5:45pm: Gather on the lawn of Salisbury Cathedral
6:15pm: Procession leaves Salisbury Cathedral
Approx. 6:45pm: Arrive at Salisbury Market Square
6:45pm: Entertainment

Everyone is welcome to join the procession. Bring your lanterns, lights and torches, or just come along and watch the procession light up Salisbury.

No booking or tickets are required for this event, please just turn up and join in with the fun.

Free lantern making workshops are being held on 9th November and 30th November 2019.

Have a go at making your own lantern at home, click here to download our guide to making a lantern.


Openreach will be running a competition for the best lantern. The prize is a tech bundle worth £500! The competition will be judged by the Mayor of Salisbury and Openreach, and will be awarded on the night.

Kindly sponsored by Openreach