Diwali Celebration

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Saturday 14 October | 11.30am-4pm
National Maritime Museum
Celebrate the annual Hindu festival of lights observed around the world with us at the museum. Enjoy a day of talks, performances and art for all the family, culminating in a colourful outdoor procession of lights in the surrounding area.
Suitable for all ages.

Hindus on the High Seas

Adult talk

12.30pm to 1.30pm

Lecture Theatre

Hear about the experiences of Hindus on the High Seas, from an ayah who left her home in India to look after someone else’s family, to a modern day Royal Navy sailor.