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Tuesday, 20 April 2021

Vaisakhi celebrations and parade in Nottingham


Everybody is welcome to take part in this year’s Vaisakhi celebrations and parade in Nottingham. See map of route.

Vaisakhi – Sunday 15 April

The 2018 Vaisakhi Parade starts at 10.00am from Church Street in Lenton. It’s open to all communities.

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For Sikhs, Vaisakhi marks birth of the Khalsa way of living in the Sikh religion and commemorates the formation of Khalsa panth of warriors under Guru Gobind Singh in 1699. It is additionally a spring harvest festival for Sikhs.

On Vaisakhi, Gurdwaras are decorated and hold satsangs

Community fairs and nagar kirtan processions are held, and people gather to socialise and share festive foods.

The parade finishes at Siri Guru Singh Sabha Gurdwara, Nottingham Road.

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