In pictures: Diwali comes to Trafalgar Square

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Hindus, Sikhs and Jains have gathered in central London to celebrate the Diwali Festival of Lights.

The colourful display drew a huge crowd to Trafalgar Square.

Diwali Festival – London
Hindus, Sikhs and Jains gather in Trafalgar Square (Victoria Jones/PA)

Diwali Festival – London
The line-up included music and dance (Victoria Jones/PA)

Diwali Festival – London
Workshops included how to put on a sari (Victoria Jones/PA)

London mayor Sadiq Khan attended the event and led a minute’s silence for those who died in the First World War
London mayor Sadiq Khan attended the event and led a minute’s silence for those who died in the First World War (Mark Allan/ Royal British Legion/PA)

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