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Diwali Leicester 'The Festival of Light' 1-15 November 2015
Diwali Lights Switch-On Sunday 1 November 2015
Diwali Day Wednesday 11 November 2015
Cossington Street Recreation Ground and Belgrave Road
 
   
Diwali celebrations in Leicester are one of the biggest outside of India, with up to 35,000 people attending the switch-on of the lights on Belgrave Road and even more attending Diwali day itself in the heart of the city's Asian community. Enjoy a fireworks display and live cultural entertainment on stage as the festival of light marks the start of the Hindu New Year. This year the festival includes an exciting programme of activities and events around the city centre and outdoor spaces during the two week period.

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Diwali guide

The Leicester Diwali Guide 2014 includes everything you need to know about Diwali and the celebrations in Leicester. You can download a PDF version of the 2014 guide below. You'll need Adobe Reader, which can be downloaded from the Adobe website*.

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