Sikhs celebrate religious festival in Middlesbrough

Hundreds of Sikhs have been gathering on Teesside this morning (Sunday 20th July) for a religious festival (the North East Nagar Kirtan).

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Sikhs celebrate religious festival in Middlesbrough

Hundreds of Sikhs gathered on Teesside this morning. Credit: ITV News Tyne Tees
The Nagar Kirtan involves Sikhs from across the UK taking their faith to the streets of local towns and cities in a colourful celebration. Credit: ITV News Tyne Tees

Hundreds of Sikhs have been gathering on Teesside this morning (Sunday 20th July) for a religious festival (the North East Nagar Kirtan).

They are marking the 358th Parkash Gurpurb (or birth) of their 8th Guru, Sri Guru Harkrishan Shaib Ji.

The Nagar Kirtan involves Sikhs from across the UK taking their faith to the streets of local towns and cities in a colourful celebration.

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