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The free family fun celebration returns for 2022 in Centre Square.

Centre Square

29th October 2022 - 12:00pm - 6:00pm

Save the date for Diwali in Middlesbrough as the popular cultural event returns for 2022.

Festival highlights include:

  • Main stage and live entertainment
  • A headline performance from Apache Indian – the chart-topping Brit-Asian legend, famous for his unique blend of Urban Asian and reggae sounds
  • Live entertainment from Mumbai folk dancers
  • A South Indian market bazaar with delicious Indian sweet and savoury food
  • Free family workshops
  • A funfair
  • A lantern carnival parade
  • A Bollywood-themed firework finale spectacular!

Stage times (subject to change – please follow DiwaliinBoro on social media for updates):

  • 12pm: DJ DeeBee and BBC Asian Network’s Serena
  • 2pm: Soni School of Garba and Dance
  • 2.15pm: The Voice Kids Aadya Rajwanshi
  • 2.45pm: Blue Bandish
  • 3.45pm: Soni School of Garba and Dance
  • 4.30pm: Bhangra Smash Up
  • 5pm: Apache Indian