Swindon Indian Association will be holding a Diwali evening on Saturday 7 November at the Punjabi Community Centre in Kimberly Street, on Cricklade Road.
Diwali is an ancient Hindu festival celebrated every year. Diwali is the biggest and the brightest festival
in India and spiritually signifies the victory of light over darkness.
The event will be attended by both Swindon MPs – Justin Tomlinson and Robert Buckland, as well as Swindon Mayor Andrew Bennet and council leader David Renard.
Swindon Indian Association is a non-profit organisation working towards facilitating cultural diversity within Swindon.
The event includes fireworks, professional dance performances fusing Bollywood with Hollywood, a dance performance by SIA performers and even a Bollywood dance workshop. There will also be children’s activities and films.
The evening includes an extravagant three course buffet and a subsidised bar. It starts at 4.45pm and goes on until 11pm
Tickets cost £26.50 to £28.50 for adults (depending on membership) and £14.50 for children (5-12 years) with under 5s free.
Annual membership costs £12.50 per adult and is free for children.