150 Potters Bar Indians get together for celebration
Potters Bar Indians came together to celebrate one of the most significant festivals in their culture.
On Sunday, October 22, they celebrated Diwali by holding a meet-and-greet followed by brunch.
The celebration is the five-day Festival of Lights, traditionally celebrated by Hindus, Sikhs and Jains and is one of the most significant festivals in the Indian culture.
The event, held at Cranborne Primary School, was enjoyed by around 150 locals who enjoyed a traditional Indian breakfast.
Drinks were donated by Welwyn Garden City firm Grace Foods.
Surprise visitors included PC Christopher Ramsdeen and Rose, who attends a school in Kenya which receives help and support from the Potters Bar Indians.
The meet-and-greet was organised by Bunty, Panna, Meena, Bhavni and Rajesh Shah.
Bunty said: “Young and old had a great time.
“It’s wonderful to be celebrating Diwali with our local friends and family.”