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Diwali Celebrations In Leicester

One of the biggest Diwali celebrations outside of India is taking place in Leicester tonight. Here you will find Diwali facts and information on times and places.

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Thousands take part in Leicester's Diwali celebrations

Illuminations along Leicester's Golden Mile Credit: ITV Central

Thousands of people crammed onto Leicester's Golden Mile last night for the city's annual Diwali celebrations.

Visitors enjoyed the light switch on, dance performances and the traditional firework display, for the Hindu festival of light.

Fireworks at the Cossington Street Recreation Ground Credit: ITV Central
Young and old watching the firework display at the Cossington Street Recreation Ground Credit: ITV Central
Dancers entertain visitors on a stage underneath the Belgrave flyover Credit: ITV Central
Dancers in action on stage Credit: ITV Central
Crowds along the Belgrave Road admire the lights Credit: ITV Central

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