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Thousands celebrate Diwali in Leicester

Thousands celebrate Diwali in Leicester Credit: ITV News Central/Roshni Patel

Thousands of people celebrated Diwali in Leicester last night with a spectacular firework display in the skies above the Golden Mile.

It marked the end of a day of celebrations which attracts thousands of people from across the region.

Thousands celebrate Diwali in Leicester Credit: ITV News Central/Roshni Patel
Thousands celebrate Diwali in Leicester Credit: ITV News Central/Roshni Patel

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Video: Thousands attend Leicester's Diwali celebrations

Thousands of people took to the streets of Leicester last night as part of the city's Diwali celebrations. They're among the biggest outside India, and included live music, stage performances and fireworks.

Video: Celebrations as Leicester Diwali lights switched on

Thousands of people attended celebrations in Leicester as the city's Diwali lights were switched on. There were dancers, fireworks and stalls for those who gathered on the Golden Mile.

See a full video of the evening's entertainment below.

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