Sikh community celebrates

London's Sikhs have been celebrating their New Year in Trafalgar Square.

Around 30,000 people attend Vaisakhi. a free family day out featuring contemporary and traditional Asian music, dance, DJ sets and fun activities for children.

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Southall to hold Vaisakhi procession

Two performers taking part in Vaisakhi celebrations. Credit: Fiona Hanson/PA Archive/Press Association Images

Thousands of Sikhs will gather on the streets of Southall tomorrow for the annual Vaisakhi celebrations.The procession will start around midday in King Street, finishing outside the Park Avenue Gurdwara in the early evening.

Two performers taking part in Vaisakhi celebrations. Credit: Fiona Hanson/PA Archive/Press Association Images

Last year the event was attended by 70,000 followers. The parade is known as a traditional Nagar Kirtan, a procession of hymn singing involving the whole community.