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Welcome to the official site of City of Lights,

Truro's midwinter lantern festival.  



CITY OF LIGHTS announces new date


Wednesday 31st January 2018 at 7pm


They would like to thank all those who have supported this event for the past 21 years and very much look forward to sharing this celebration with the local community and visitors in the new year.


The City of Lights lantern parade could not happen without the continued support by all community members, sponsors, schools, artists, musicians and volunteers involved. This year’s parade is proudly sponsored by Alverton Hotel, Bonhams, Cornwall College, Cultivator, FEAST, Mannings, Newquay Zoo, Paignton Zoo and Living Coasts, The Old Grammar School, One Vision with Cornwall Council, Red Row Housing, Seasalt Clothing, Sole Plaice, Stormfront, Taylor Wimpey, Tesco Bags Of Help, Training In Action Ltd, Truro BID, Truro City Council, Truro & Penwith College, Waitrose, Western Power Distribution and Wolfrock."



To help us continue raising money for City of Lights, why not buy a £2 Raffle Ticket for a chance to win one of many fabulous prizes donated by Truro Businesses, including a Bustopher Jones £100 meal voucher.


If everyone who attended the event

donated just £2 the parade would be secure each year.

To TEXT donate 'COLT17 £amount' to 70070








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