Diwali – special late night opening

Saturday, 26th October, 2019 - 6:00pm

Durham University Oriental Museum, Elvet Hill, Durham, DH1 3TH

Saturday 26 October 2019, 6-8pm Come and celebrate the much loved Hindu festival of Diwali at the Oriental Museum! TICKETS NOW AVAILABLE! Celebrate the Hindu Festival of Lights with this special late night opening. Visitors can enjoy a spectacular shadow puppet show, traditional puja prayers to the goddess Lakshmi, food tasting, games, dancing and much more. The Museum will be decorated in spectacular style with diyas, flowers and lanterns made by the community, and the first 100 children will receive a free flower garland. Two types of tickets are available to purchase through Eventbrite, as follows: 1. £2 no food ticket: These tickets allow visitors to enjoy the shadow puppet performance, puja, storytelling, crafts and exploring the museum galleries. 2. £7 food ticket: These tickets allow visitors to enjoy the shadow puppet performance, puja, storytelling, crafts AND a plate of delicious Indian food at a choice of two sitting times, 6.15pm or 7.15pm. Follow the link from the Oriental Museum website to book your tickets. We hope to see you there! Tel: 0191 3345691 email: oriental.museum@durham.ac.uk Web: www.dur.ac.uk/oriental.museum

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