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Diwali Celebrations, Sunday 14 November 2021

Everyone is welcome to join our vibrant on campus Diwali celebrations. Activities and events are designed for students, families and local residents to enjoy. 

2.30 Puja led by Hindu Chaplain in the Forum

Activity and food stalls open in the Forum. Why not try painting a diya, having a henna tattoo, make your own diwali card or badge, dance workshops, try on some traditional dress, listening to a story. There will be a small fee for diya painting, henna and food.  

5.00 Stalls close
5.30 Performances, Great Hall
6.30 Parade to fireworks
6.45 Fireworks, XFI*

There will be a small charge for some activities. Please ensure you bring cash for activities or food. 
Large diya painting £3.00, Small diya painting £2.00, Adult henna £2.50, Children's henna £1.50

We are delighted that Namaste, a local authentic South Indian restaurant will be providing food on the day. Please note Namaste will only be accepting cash payment on the day. 
Meal deal £6.50
Chapatti + Bombay Aloo + Chana Masala + Gulab Jamun(soft sweet desert balls soaked in rose flavoured sugar syrup)

Meldu Vada £3.00
Vegetable Samosa £3.00
Mango Lassi £4.00
Canned drinks/water £1.00

Car Parking
Car parking is free on the Streatham Campus on weekends. As activities are based around the centre of campus we would recommend using car parks C and D

*Fireworks are weather dependent but will only be cancelled in event of high winds and very heavy rain. Cancellation of fireworks will be posted here and on university social media if necessary. 

This event is supported by the University, Community Fund and Alumni Annual Fund