Please meet at St John's Church > Bath Street
from 5pm > if you need a torch / bamboo cane, please meet inside the church (please collect, then you can enjoy the festive atmosphere outside until we are all ready!)
5.30-6pm > if you have a torch/cane already* we'll be gathering in the churchyard**
6.15pm prompt >> please be ready, we'll be starting the parade!
Collecting your torches and canes from the church -
Schools: please look out for the star with your school name on!
Others: please go to a designated point which is least busy!
*Please fit a small battery (flameless) torch inside your lantern and attach a bamboo cane if you're able to, or arrive in good time as we have limited stock remaining on a first-come basis, many thanks
** If the churchyard is full, we will be backing up either Gentle Street or Bath Street, please follow instructions from Frome Town Council Event Marshals
Parade details: The samba band will lead the parade, followed by Mel & Aliss, everyone please follow behind in an orderly procession!
The Christmas tree lights will be switched on at 6.45pm, the Samba band will play again afterwards, leading people out towards the Library, stay safe & enjoy!
Marshals from FromeTown Council will be wearing Hi-Viz jackets and looking after the procession.
2017 lantern parade atmosphere