Bad weather forces cancellation of Sheffield lantern procession

An annual lantern festival due to take place in Sheffield this evening has been cancelled.

Saturday, 13th October 2018, 12:41 pm
Updated Saturday, 13th October 2018, 12:48 pm
The view over Sheffield from Parkwood Springs. Picture Neill Schofield

Organisers have cancelled the Parkwood Springs Lantern Procession because of the bad weather.

Read More

Read More
UPDATE: Woman, 28, killed in hit-and-run close to Sheffield city centreÂ

Instead a display of all the lanterns due to have been involved will be at Christ Church, Pitsmoor Road, Sheffield between 5.45pm and 7pm.

Sign up to our daily newsletter

The i newsletter cut through the noise

Chairman of the Friends of Parkwood Springs, Neill Schofield, said: 'Unfortunately, because of the bad weather we have had to cancel the Parkwood Springs Lantern Procession due to take place on Saturday, October 13.

'We hope to rearrange a Procession on Parkwood Springs soon, possibly in November.

'We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

'Instead we will be holding a display of the lanterns, lit up and in darkness, in Christ Church.

'This will be very special, if different from what was planned.'