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.
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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.
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.
Thousands turned out to see the Diwali lights being switched on in Leicester last night. Here are some of the best photos from last nighT.Read the full story ›
Thousands of people have turned out to see the Diwali lights switch-on at Belgrave Road in Leicester.Read the full story ›
Around three weeks to go until thousands of fireworks light up the East Midlands' night sky for Diwali. Leicester is already home to some of the biggest celebrations outside of India and the city's newest attraction for the big party is now in place.
This 110-foot Leicester Wheel of Light is now on Belgrave Road ahead of thousands of Diwali well-wishers coming to the area. Diwali itself is on the November 11, with an annual lights switch-on event on November 1.
The wheel will stay in Leicester for Christmas celebrations too.