october, 2022

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Diwali at the Maritime Museum

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Diwali at the National Maritime Museum promises a fun family day in Greenwich, full of activities and performances. Enjoy food, dance, music, and art trails, then learn more about the museum’s connection to India through their collections. Plus, try your hand at some craft activities at home in preparation.

When: 22 October

Where: National Maritime Museum, Greenwich

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More information from organisers:

Join us in Greenwich and celebrate Diwali at the National Maritime Museum this October.

Experience the sights, sounds, tastes and smells of Diwali, and enjoy an incredible range of free live music and performances, family activities, art displays and more!

This year’s programme is curated by South Asian artists’ collective COMMONGROUND

Artist, Meera Chauda, has created craft activities for families to do at home to celebrate the festival of light. Gayatri, a member of the Visitor Experience team, shares their recipe for Akki kadela bele payasa – a south Indian dessert.

Create your own Rangoli Diwali decoration to hang at home

How to make a Diwali Lantern

A plate from India: Akki kadela bele payasa

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