Free Lantern-Making Workshops 2022

The theme was T R E E S and everything in nature you find in or on them

Illuminate brought just under fifty lantern-making workshops to the communities of Rotherhithe and Bermondsey in preparation for the two lantern processions on 4th March into Southwark Park

Illuminated squirrel

Time & Talents, Wednesday 9th February 4.30pm – 6.30pm
The Old Mortuary/St Marychurch St, London SE16 4JE @Time_Talents Thank you Devon Goodrich and T&T for hosting!

Owl lantern made at Time and Talents

Blue Anchor Library, Tuesday 15th February 10.30 a.m
The Blue Market Pl, London SE16 3UQ

Glass painted jam jar lanterns

Galleywall Nature Reserve, Tuesday 15th February 2.30 – 4.30 p.m
Galleywall Rd, London SE16 3PB @BermondseyTrees @GalleywallNR Thank you Sarah and Jane and Trees for Bermondsey and GNR for hosting!

Flower girl at GNR

Dockland Settlements Friday 18th February 4.00 – 5.30 pm  400 Salter Rd SE16 5AA Thank you for hosting, Dannica!

Finnish Church, Albion Street, (opposite Albion School) Friday 18th February 2.00-4.00 pm @Merimieskirkko Thank you Mervi for hosting!

Illuminated butterfly at Finnish church

Art of Isolation upper floor Surrey Quays Shopping Centre Friday 18th February time 12.00 noon – 5.00 pm @rodkitsonart Thank you Rod for hosting!

Big Local Works, Bermondsey Market Place Saturday 19th February 2.30 pm – 5 pm Thank you Luds at BLW!

Mayflower Hall, 1 Neptune Street SE16 7JP Rotherhithe, Sunday 20th February 10.30 am – 1.00 pm Thanks to Sue for her great hospitality.

Canada Water Library, Canada Water, Wednesday 23rd February 5.00 pm – 7.45 pm Great thanks to Faith and Wes for making this possible.

Market Place, The Blue, Bermondsey, Saturday 26th February 12.00 noon – 3.00 p.m Thank you The Blue!

Wade Hall, Dickens Estate, Parker’s Row SE1 2DH, Bermondsey Saturday 26th February 10.30 am-1.00 pm Thank you for hosting, Ilona and Sharon!

London Bubble (opposite The Ship pub),  5 Elephant Lane, Rotherhithe SE16 4JD, Sunday 27th February 10.00 am-12.30 pm and 2.00 pm – 4.30 pm @LBubble Thanks Lucy!

The Gregorian (pub) 96 Jamaica Rd SE16 4SQ, Bermondsey, next to St James’s church, Wednesday 2nd March  6.30pm – 9pm ( food available) Thank you, Cambridge!

Dragonfly made by Riverside school

Participating schools:
Albion Primary School
Alfred Salter Primary School
Galleywall Primary School
St. James’s Primary School
Riverside Primary School
St Michael’s Catholic College
Redriff Primary School
St Joseph’s Catholic Primary School Gomm Road St John’s Catholic Primary, Canada Water

Participating organisations:

Trees for Bermondsey

Galleywall Nature Reserve

Blue Anchor Library, Bermondsey

St James’s Church, Bermondsey

Bizzie Bodies, Docklands Settlement, Rotherhithe

Youth Generators, Paper Garden, Surrey Docks/Canada Water

Surrey Docks Farm, Surrey Docks

The Shed, Elephant Lane, Rotherhithe

London Bubble Theatre, Rotherhithe

Finnish Church, Rotherhithe

Time and Talents, Rotherhithe

Mayflower TRA Hall, Rotherhithe

Canada Estate TRA Hall, Rotherhithe

Bede House at Wade Hall, Dickens Estate

Bede Youth Adventure Projects, Bermondsey

Big Local Works, The Blue, Bermondsey

Dockland Settlements, Rotherhithe

Trinity Childcare, Surrey Docks

Wade Hall, Dickens Estate, Bermondsey

St Michael’s College Samba Band

The Gregorian pub

LFB, White Watch, Dock Head

Sands Films

Cherry Garden Hall