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Vaisakhi celebrations to take place in Reading

Thousands of Sikhs are gathering in Reading today to celebrate one of the most important dates on their calendar.

A religious procession will make its way through the streets of East Reading to mark New Year.

It will leave the Newtown temple in Cumberland Road at 10.30am and make its way to the temple in London Road, Earley, arriving at 1.30pm.

Free food will be served through the afternoon and the procession will leave at 2.30pm to make its way back to Cumberland Road.

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