Community groups across Yorkshire will be celebrating Diwali on Monday 24th October 2022 and in the following week. Hindus, Sikhs, Jains and Buddhists celebrate the Festival of Light each year, which coincides with the darkening days in the UK and heralds a welcome display of lamps, candles, colourful floor patterns (rangoli) and dancing.
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Piece Hall, Halifax
There is a free, public, Diwali event taking place at The Piece Hall in Halifax on Tuesday 25th October 2022 with dancing and lantern making from 11am.
Looking to stay nearby? – try the Wool Merchant Hotel, with free parking, subject to availability.
Diwali Flights Offer
For those heading to India to celebrate with family or experience the rich cultural celebrations, Qatar Airlines have a special Diwali sale:
Try making rangoli, diya pots and other Diwali crafts at home this half term with pre-made kits:
Learn more about Diwali
Children and adults alike can learn more about Diwali with a little help from Peppa Pig and the Mr Men and others: