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Event Details

Diwali - special late night opening

Friday, 20 October 2017 , 18:00 to 20:00
Oriental Museum

This October come and celebrate the much loved Hindu festival of Diwali at the Oriental Museum!

Celebrate Diwali, the Hindu festival of lights, with this special late night opening.

Celebrated by Hindus, Sikhs and Jains around the world, visitors can enjoy Diwali food tasting, Indian stories, dancing, crafts, games and traditional puja prayers to the goddess Lakshmi.

The Museum will be decorated in spectacular style with diyas, flowers and lanterns made by the community, and the first 100 children will receive a free flower garland.

Entry is £2 for adults and children aged 2 and over. Under 2s go free. No booking required.

Contact: oriental.museum@durham.ac.uk