Diwali is a five day festival coinciding with the Hindu new year held each autumn. The festival spiritually signifies values universal to all people: new beginnings, the triumph of good over evil and the victory of light over darkness. Join us in celebrating the triumph of good over evil with the millions of Hindus all over the world who enjoy the Festival of Lights.
Date: Sunday 15th October
Time: 12.45pm - 6pm
Location: Centre Court, Lower Mall
HENNA ART (All day)
Wear your art on your sleeve: Talented henna artists will be on hand to create beautiful and unique designs on your hand, wrist and lower arm so you can carry the Diwali festivities with you.
The Dhol Academy
Kshetra Dance Academy)
Sujata Banerjee Dance Academy
Aankh Dance Academy
Shri Bee Dance Academy
Swami Narayan Temple Group
JIYA BOLLYWOOD BAND (3-4pm)
6 piece band dedicated to music. This will be a performance not to be missed!
DIYA-MAKING WORKSHOP (5-6pm)
No home is Diwali-ready without candles and lamps: Make beautiful sequinned diya for your home! This fun craft activity is a staple of the Brent Cross Diwali celebrations and back by popular demand.
T&Cs: all activities are subject to availability; Brent Cross reserves the right to change or cancel the event without notice; children must be accompanied by their parents at all times; henna art and face painting may cause an allergic reaction so please notify the artist of any allergies or skin sensitivities before the activity begins; sweets may contain nuts and other allergens so please take your usual precautions before indulging.