SCHOOLS and community groups in Carrick are preparing to blast off into space for this years Carrick Light Fest.

The festival will celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo moon landing with a cosmic lantern parade.

Workshops will begin at schools and community centres by the Carrick Rural Arts Group as they get set for the event on Saturday, November 2.

Further info 01465 7155621 or message us on Carrick Light Fest on Facebook.