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Event Details

Diwali Celebrations

Saturday, 5 November 2022 , 18:00 to 20:00
Oriental Museum

Join us for a spectacular Diwali celebration open to all.

There will be traditional prayers to the goddess Lakshmi, delicious vegetarian snacks to try and arts and craft activities. Visitors will also have the chance to see a Rajasthani-style puppet show performance inspired by Saraswati, the goddess of knowledge, art and music.


There will also be a musical performance featuring vocals, tabla and harmonium.

Tickets are FREE, but limited, so booking is essential. Book your tickets with Eventbrite

If you need any further information, please contact oriental.museum@durham.ac.uk

We hope you can join us.

Parking and Access Information

Free Disabled Parking will be available in Teikyo University carpark, adjacent to the Oriental Museum.

Other free event parking is available in the University's Elvet Hill carpark. We have agreed with the university that visitors to the event will be able to use this carpark for the evening.

Diwali is a busy, exciting celebration. Please be aware that the galleries will be very busy, and there will be loud music and flashing lights.

Contact: oriental.museum@durham.ac.uk
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