The Lantern Company have launched a brand new ‘DIY Micro Festival Kit’, encouraging people everywhere to claim a little bit of their lost summer back, whilst safely connecting with their neighbours.

The Street by Street Creative activities have been specially designed by a collection of North West artists to help get neighbours connected by kick starting festivities across the country’s streets. Residents can enjoy the activities in any way they want – at home anytime, or as a way of connecting with those next door.

The Lantern Company are aiming to inspire families and friends to come together in their local block, street, or green spaces, in a safe and socially distanced way, to have a mini celebration, with local communities adding many more creative and cultural activities into the mix.

The Lantern Company Festival Kit

Make your own musical instruments

This is may seem very difficult during the Covid-19 pandemic but as long as safety guidelines are kept to there is no reason why we can’t still come together, be creative and celebrate.

Just head over to the Lantern Company website where you can download guides to help you create banners, puppets and musical instruments, as well as food recipes and street games.

The Lantern Company is an artist led organisation, originally set up to establish a spectacular community based Lantern Carnival in Liverpool and to promote creativity, celebration and unity within and across local communities.