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Where to Celebrate Diwali in London 2019

11 October 2019 | London Calling

Wembley Park’s Light Up the Night
Brent’s Light Up the Night is a big, glittering celebration of the borough’s cultural diversity, combining the best of two festivals centred on fire and light, Bonfire Night and Diwali. The free annual event features three stages of live performances, nine (nine!) fire installations and a fire and light parade as well as the firework display towards the end of the evening, so you get a lot of bang for zero bucks!

10 November, 5pm - 7pm

Diwali in Trafalgar Square
The biggest event on the Indian calendar is marked by a huge celebration in Trafalgar Square with tons of free fun activities for grown ups and kids alike. You can immerse yourself in a gripping walkthrough of Rama and Sita's lives, join in a beautiful Garba performance with a professional group, learn how to drape a saree around you and enjoy some calming yoga and mediation - and that's only the beginning. Just hope the weather holds.

Sunday 3 November, 1pm - 7pm

Diwali Brunch Party at Little Yellow Door
For a happy belly this Diwali, join the team behind the Yaatra Supper Club for a colourful, fun-filled brunch. Four courses of delicious Diwali dishes will be cooked up by Chef Niku for your enjoyment, and you can pair each one with a delicately spiced cocktail. It's held in the adorable Little Yellow Door in Notting Hill, where you'll enjoy your food and drink to a soundtrack of Bollywood, Bhangra and hip-hop beats. P.S. Yaatra are famous for their collective games, so don't be shy.

20 October, 1pm

Celebrating Diwali at Burgh House & Hampstead Museum
Celebrating Diwali with the family? Entertain the little ones with crafts and dance in Hampstead. You can drop in for free to partcipate in Diya lamp making and Rangoli art and crafts, and it's just five quid per kid to watch performer and artist Archita Kumar in a beautiful dance performance - don't worry, parents go free.

12 - 3, performances at 12:30 and 1:30

Diwali Night with DJ Unikay at The Camden Eye
Celebrate the festival of lights with a night of dancing and music. Dress up in your finest traditional Indian glamour - there's a prize for best dressed so don't skimp on the sophistication - and get ready to dance all night long to a fusion of Bollywood classics, Bhangra and R&B club hits. For hungry partygoers, food will be available to order until 10pm. Your tickets also bag you a chance to win a deluxe meal for 2 at Cinnamon Kitchen.

26 October, 9pm - 2am
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