Bedminster Winter Lantern Parade

A decade and counting of celebrating the BS3 community

A landmark year for our project

2021 is a big year for the Bedminster Winter Lantern Parade – we’re 10 years old!

And we’ve come a long way since 2011.

We’ve had some really amazing experiences over the years, working with local residents across all ages and walks of life, building thousands of lanterns for our multi-generational project that celebrates the creativity, inclusivity and the wonderful spirit of BS3.

In that decade, nothing has stopped us (although rain occasionally made us postpone things).  Even when the unprecedented circumstances around Covid-19 last year meant we had to postpone our anniversary event, BS3 carried on undaunted. The beautiful displays that you made in December really showed the resilience and supportiveness that runs through our fantastic community.

Can we do it this year?

We certainly hope so!  Things are still far from normal, but the project means too much to us all for to not try.  Now, more than ever, we want to celebrate our amazing community.

The bemmylanterns team is working out how we can celebrate this special year, so if you would like to get involved, we would love to hear from you.

Its easy to sponsor us through Paypal, but if you would like to find out how you can help us, please do contact us.

Project Supporters

These lovely people helped us light up Bedminster in 2020


Could you support us this year?

We can’t do what we do every year without the help and support of local businesses & groups.

Even though the project is going to look very different, we do still need help from you lovely lot.  We do understand that in these weird times people’s circumstances are very different, but if you are interested in your business supporting us, please let us know.

Latest news

See our blog for the latest updates

A warm welcome to our new Chair

22nd November 2020

Lantern Parade AGM 2020 Minutes

24th October 2020

Bemmy Lanterns will Light Up 2020!

12th September 2020