Diwali Celebrations In Birmingham With Outdoor Event.

Diwali celebrations in Diwali

Birmingham Hippodrome and Bullring & Grand Central have announced the details of a special outdoor event to celebrate Diwali.

Looking for Diwali celebrations in Birmingham? Sharing the Light – Welcome Diwali is a large-scale outdoor participatory performance event coming to Birmingham. Taking place on Friday 21 and Saturday 22 October at Bullring & Grand Central, co-produced by Sonia Sabri Company and German Puppeteers Dundu – The Giants of Light.

Visitors to the Bullring & Grand Central for Diwali celebrations in Birmingham will be greeted by dhol drummers and dance performances. They will also have their first interactive introduction to Dundu’s breathtaking light puppets at St Martin’s Square. The puppets will process to and from Rotunda Square, via a colourful installation of hundreds of Diwali lanterns created by local school groups. Community groups will perform a short dance routine created by Sonia Sabri Dance Company, inspired by South Asian Dance forms. The event will culminate with a firework finale to welcome the annual Diwali celebrations.

In addition to the evening performances, on Saturday 22 October from 1-5 pm, visitors to Bullring & Grand Central can enjoy lantern making workshops, the creation of a giant Rangoli as well as dance workshops, led by Sonia Sabri Dance Company, all inside Bullring & Grand Central – near The Entertainer.

Don’t miss out on this fantastic Diwali event in Birmingham this October.

Whilst we’re talking about Birmingham read all about the incredible shows heading to Birmingham Hippodrome in 2023!

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