Yeovil Window Wanderland 2023

Yeovil Window Wanderland is back!

This year’s Yeovil Window Wanderland is nearly here! Following the success of 2021 and 2022, we are again calling on local residents, businesses and organisations in Yeovil to join us in making another great event this year.

Beginning Sunday 12 February and running for two weeks across the half term until 26 February. Taking part is free! You can decorate your window, even your front garden or doors, with pictures, words, designs on any family friendly theme! We have some brilliant resources for you to dive into for inspiration, just scroll down for images and links to give you some ideas and a fabulous Facebook community can be found here Yeovil Window Wanderland Facebook Page

Just fill in the form (please scroll down this page), let us know you are taking part, and add your location to the map, providing an amazing colourful trail around the town. Help us make a bright and window wonderful success for 2023!

This year we further our partnership with Love Yeovil, linking up with Lantern Parade, a popular family-friendly event for the town.  Together, we brighten up our town in one of the darkest months of the year!

We are very grateful for funding received for these projects from Yeovil Town Council, South Somerset District Council and with generous support from the Co-op Local Community Fund.

Lantern Parade

Linking up with Yeovil Window Wanderland, Yeovil Art Space & Love Yeovil are also inviting you to take part in our free Lantern Parade at Ninesprings Country Park, Wednesday 15 February at 5pm*. 

You are welcome to bring along your own lantern; make your own using our instruction below or at our drop-in workshops; or simply join us as the sun sets and see our lanterns shine in the evening light, accompanied by music and community atmosphere.

*Dress appropriately for a winter walk around Ninesprings Country park. Children under 14 must be accompanied by an adult. Covid safe. Outdoor event.

Find out more from Love Yeovil about the parade: Lantern Parade  

Free lantern-making Workshops

Join us at the drop-in workshops at Yeovil Art Space before the parade. It is free and all ages are welcome. No booking is required.

Saturday 11 February 10am – 2pmSaturday’s Free Lantern Making Workshop

Monday 13 February 10am – 12 noonMonday’s Free Lantern Making Workshop

Free lantern-making tool kits with materials and instructions. They are available at Ninesprings Cafe, Yeovil library and Yeovil Art Space. Limited number, get your pack now!

Make your own lantern

Everyone is welcome to this family-friendly event, to make a lantern and take part.  Yeovil College students have created some amazing lanterns to join the parade and we invite you to have a go too!

Using the instruction here designed by artist Rachel Akerman, you can make your own at home and bring it along with you.

Click here to download PDF version:Lantern making how to

Light up our town together!

Yeovil Art Space is delighted to support bringing Window Wanderland to Yeovil.  Working with volunteers, artists, creatives, neighbourhoods, organisations and local businesses, together we can create a festival of colour and light that will illuminate the town for 2 weeks in one of the darkest months of our year.  Anyone can join in either as a WANDERER or a WINDOWMAKER or both!


Welcome to Yeovil Window Wanderland event! Thanks for everyone take part this year. Follow the map below and see the wonderful window displays put together by people in Yeovil and for everyone in Yeovil.

See the interactive map below see window locations.


Join us to make our event possible! 

  • Taking part is FREE and everyone is welcome.
  • You can use the windows of your flat, house, business, school, nursery, car, camper van, shop…
  • It doesn’t even have to be windows, you can also use your front door, the front of your house, your front garden…

Be part of the trail by decorating and lighting up your window with any idea you like…as long as it’s family friendly! 

Check out ideas here:

You can also get inspiration from our artists by watching step by step guides online, join our workshop and/or getting hold of the resource pack. Our artists will share with you a number of ideas and methods to create your unique window display with easy to find, affordable or free materials! 

Sign up and your location will appear on the map below shortly. Only your street name and postcode will appear for your privacy.
Should you have any questions about taking part, please email us:


A window festival in Yeovil and outlying villages. Join us by decorating your window between 12-26 February! This creates a beautiful walking trail around Yeovil in the darkest months.

Resource for WINDOWMAKERS!

Creativity for Wellbeing booklet

Created for the event in 2022 in partnership with Love Yeovil, it contains activities with easy-to-follow instructions for all abilities. You can enjoy the activities on your own, or with friends and family, using recycled and easy-to-find materials. Designed by artist Natasha Rand, Rachel Ackerman and Richard Tomlinson, who have experience working with the community and young people.

See the booklet online now:
Pick a copy: Available at Yeovil Art Space during our opening hours – Wed to Friday 10-4, Saturday 10-5.

Downloadable templates ‘Land, Sea & Sky’

Created for the event in 2021, artists Natasha Rand, Stephanie Max and Hannah Bottomley created a set of activity sheets and templates for the window display of ‘Land, Sea & Sky’.

It contains easy-to-follow instructions, material lists and templates for you to create beautiful window displays in appreciation of the natural environment around us!

Download the templates:

SKY by Stephanie Max

LAND by Natasha Rand

SEA by Hannah Bottomley

Windowmakers on social

So many wonderful creations from our windowmakers!! Thank you to everyone sharing on Facebook and Instagram. Join the Yeovil Window Wanderland Facebook group to be part of the community, and get inspiration from your fellow windowmakers.

Facebook Group:

Guide to making an illuminated window display

We love this online guide put together by The Sickly Mama. Also check out the Window Wanderland official guide HERE, including a comprehensive guide by Lucy Reeves Khan and the GALLERY page to show a lot of different ideas.

Join our Yeovil Window Wanderland Facebook Group to see the ideas we share!