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City trips the light fantastic to mark Diwali

Diwali, the festival of lights, will be celebrated at Phoenix Park in Wolverhampton next weekend.

Wolverhampton City Council's Outdoor Events team is organising an afternoon of activities at the popular Blakenhall park on Saturday 18 October, 2014, from 2pm to 7.15pm.

It will feature music and dance and a host of special events, culminating in a spectacular firework display as the lights are switched on at 7pm.

There will also be a wide range of stalls and refreshments as well as a fun fair and bouncy castles.

Councillor Elias Mattu, Wolverhampton City Council's Cabinet Member for Leisure and Communities, said: "This promises to be a great event for all the family, featuring top quality entertainment and a fantastic fireworks display."

Entry is free and for more information, please visit Wolves Civic.

  • released: Friday 10 October, 2014