Diwali Celebrations 2019

Exeter Asian Society, Exeter Hindu Society, the University of Exeter and the Students' Guild invites you to come and celebrate the Festival of Lights

  • When? Saturday 26 October 2019, 2.30-7pm
  • Where? Forum, Streatham Campus (unless otherwise stated)
TimeEvent (times and details to be confirmed nearer the event)
2.30pm Opening Puja ceremony and Welcome
3.00-5.15pm Explore the regions of India with the Asian and Hindu Societies:
lassi, market stalls, dance workshops, paint a diya, rangoli craft stalls, dress in Bollywood outfits for photographs, henna tattoos, storytelling, costumes, Dhol drummers

There will be Indian food delicacies available.
5.30pm A variety of cultural performances from our talented Hindu and Asian Societies in the Great Hall.
6.30pm Procession to the fireworks. 
6.45pm Fireworks will be viewed from the rear of the XFI building. Please note that fireworks will fire in wet weather but we will have to stop the firework display in the event of high winds. 

Campus parking is free on weekends. Please follow signs for Car Parks A and B and walk to the Forum.

This event has been designed with students and families in mind and all are welcome. Please note, however, that there is no creche facility available and parents are responsible for their children whilst attending the event.