Nov 252012
Winter Festival of Lights - a runaway success!

The 12th annual Diwali celebrations began in earnest on Saturday 10th November.  By 10.00am the rain had passed and grey clouds lifted…..we were ready for Diwali!!!! As in previous years this is an event that brings the whole community together…Not only the Hindu community but community at large…even passers by can’t help but stop by […]

Nov 242012
Fundraising for Mayor’s Charities at the Diwali event

IHWO were delighted when the Mayor and Mayoress of Northampton asked if there was any way, through the Diwali event, we could work together to help raise awareness and funding for the 2 charities they are supporting. The project was undertaken in two parts. Before the event a group of very talented and creative individuals […]

Nov 232012
Diwali Sparks Creativity!

In the lead up to Diwali, IHWO and Workbridge embarked on a joint project to mark the coming of Diwali…With a design and plan in place the Workbridge team fired up production of 500 Diya’s – small clay lamps to hold tealight candles in… As fast as Workbridge were producing the Diya’s, members of the […]

Oct 242011
Diwali Extravaganza 2011!

IHWO’s now renowned Diwali Lights Celebration was in full swing this weekend gone (Saturday, 22nd Ocotober 2011).  “Even bigger and better” was how the organisers described the 11th annual event, which drew huge crowds throughout the day. The event started at 1pm on Saturday in Northampton Town Centre’s Market Square with dance performances, workshops and […]