Lavenham by Lantern Light

See the medieval village of Lavenham in a whole new light on our Lantern Walk. The beautiful timber-framed buildings will come alive as you listen to the history of this hidden gem.

  • Booking essential

Lavenham is one of the best preserved medieval villages in England. The rich cloth merchants who lived here were some of the wealthiest in the country, leaving behind a unique legacy of buildings. One of our experienced guides, will escort you round to look at the village by lantern light, telling the stories of Lavenham through time. We end the evening with hot drinks and home-made cakes in the Guildhall.

Prices

Event ticket prices
  • All £11.00
    Per Person

The basics

Booking details
Call 08442 491895
Suitability
Suitable for children over 12.
Assistance dogs are welcome.
Meeting point
Lavenham Guildhall
What to bring and wear
Comfortable footwear/clothes suitable to weather

Times

Event opening times and availability
Day Times Availability
21 November 2018 18:30 - 20:00 Available
30 November 2018 18:30 - 20:00 Sold out
5 December 2018 18:30 - 20:00 Available
13 December 2018 18:30 - 20:00 Available
22 December 2018 18:30 - 20:00 Available

Upcoming events

Boom & Bust in Medieval Lavenham

Tue 20 Nov 2018
10:45-12:30
Lavenham grew to be one of the richest towns in Tudor England and is one of the best preserved medieval villages. Learn about how it made its money and why it retains such a wealth of historic buildings.

Lavenham by Lantern Light

Wed 21 Nov 2018
18:30-20:00
See the medieval village of Lavenham in a whole new light on our Lantern Walk. The beautiful timber-framed buildings will come alive as you listen to the history of this hidden gem.

Spinning Demonstrations

Thu 22 Nov 2018
11:00-17:00
Visit Lavenham Guildhall on one of our spinning days and see our wonderful volunteers in action; demonstrating the traditional art of spinning wool into the yarn we see and recognise today.

Pageants, Priests and Purgatory - Lecture Lunch

Tue 27 Nov 2018
10:45-12:30
Join us for coffee and an informative illustrated talk by Jane Gosling; followed by lunch in our lovely beamed tea-room.

The Magical Protection of Buildings

Tue 04 Dec 2018
10:45-12:30
In our high-tech world, it’s hard to comprehend the fears and superstitions of the past . The belief that witches and demons were hell-bent on destroying buildings and crops made people resort to ever more bizarre ways to protect themselves.

Lavenham Christmas Fair

Fri 07 Dec 2018
17:30-20:30
At the beginning of December for three days only, the Market Square is completely transformed to create the annual Lavenham Christmas Fair; the whole village coming together to welcome visitors from all over East Anglia and beyond.