The moon’s ready to shine

Organisers of tomorrow’s Slaithwaite Moonraking Festival have their fingers crossed for a storm-free weekend. But even with a threat of unsettled weather in the aftermath of Storm Doris , they promise the procession through the village will still take place.

The now-famous biennial festival, which will light up the village following a week of lantern-making, is in its 30th year and has never been affected by wet weather.

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