The National Feast of Lanterns festival at Arley Hall in Cheshire -23-27 August
The Camping and Caravanning Club’s leading annual camping rally, The National Feast of Lanterns festival, will be held at Arley Hall in Cheshire from 23-27 August.
The event is open to members of The Camping and Caravanning Club and more than sixty camping clubs represented by the F.IC.C. (Fédération Internationale de Camping, Caravanning et Autocaravaning) and attracts hundreds of camping units each year.
And now, ahead of the event, the Club’s magazine, Camping and Caravanning, has released a list of the top ten reasons to attend the four day event:
Take part in the Mardi Gras parade
Brighten up your evening with the Lighting Up
Grab a bargain in the Trade Area
See the Club Band perform live
Bring along your canine companion for the fun dog show
Get folky with the Special Interest Sections
Get your juices going at the Cadac Cook-Off
Represent your local area with pride
Do your bit for charity
Get active with a wide range of activities
To read the list in full visit: http://bit.ly/2HosUo0. Key items on the activity calendar are the Mardi Gras parade and Lighting Up ceremonies: the Mardi Gras parade will see campers from across each of the Club’s Regions, District Associations and Special Interest Sections don Science Fiction themed gear to celebrate this year’s event theme, while the lighting up involves members decorating their units in spectacular street scenes.
Free activities and games on offer include archery, shooting range, crazy golf, cave bus, climbing wall and smoothie bike. There will also be a real-ale marquee and music from the Houghton Weavers.
Darren Whittington, Membership Services Director at The Camping and Caravanning Club, said: “The entertainment line-up for this year’s event features top performers and activities; there is truly something for everyone. I’d like to thank all involved in the North West Region and the Organising Committee for their hard work in planning the event and booking such great entertainments.”