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Save the date for Diwali in Middlesbrough as the popular cultural event returns for 2022.

Festival highlights include:

  • Main stage and live entertainment
  • A headline performance from Apache Indian – the chart-topping Brit-Asian legend, famous for his unique blend of Urban Asian and reggae sounds
  • Live entertainment from Mumbai folk dancers
  • A South Indian market bazaar with delicious Indian sweet and savoury food
  • Free family workshops
  • A funfair
  • A lantern carnival parade
  • A Bollywood-themed firework finale spectacular

Diwali in Middlesbrough have announced their explosive headline act as none other than Apache Indian.

The Free family festival returns to Centre Square, Middlesbrough on Saturday 29th October from 12 to 6pm with award winning, chart topping, Brit Asian legend performing live on stage.

Apache Indian known for his unique blend of Urban Asian and Reggae sounds, celebrates over 30years in the music business and was recently honoured by the Queen with a British Empire Medal (BEM) for his services to music. He has topped the charts across the world with hits like Boom-shak-a-lak, Chok There and Arranged Marriage and his music has featured in 7 Hollywood movies.


Middlesbrough Centre Square

Opening Times

12:00pm - 6:00pm




Address: Centre Square, Albert Road, Middlesbrough, UK

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