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Gravesham Vaisakhi Celebrations

Thousands took part in the annual Sikh festival of Vaisakhi in Gravesham over the Easter weekend with people coming from all over Kent to participate. Vaisakhi commemorates the 10th Guru of the Sikhs, Guru Gobind Singh Ji’s formation of the Khalsa Panth in 1699 (the community of committed Sikhs) which created the faith as it … Continue reading Gravesham Vaisakhi Celebrations

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Gravesham Vaisakhi Celebrations 2017

KECC have been working over the past few months with Guru Nanak Darbar Gurdwara on the organisation of the annual Vaisakhi celebrations in Gravesham. Historically Vaisakhi marked the spring harvest for farmers and communities in Punjab Northern India where most of the Sikh’s in Gravesham originate from. Furthermore in 1699 on Vaisakhi Day the 10th Guru … Continue reading Gravesham Vaisakhi Celebrations 2017

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Saint George’s Day Celebrations 2017

Saint George’s Day Celebrations 2017 Preparations are underway for the Saint George’s Day celebrations which will be taking place in Gravesham and Dartford on April 21. The festivities have been organised by Kent Equality Cohesion Council in partnership with Cohesion Plus supported by Gravesham Borough Council, Dartford Borough Council and Arts Council England in what … Continue reading Saint George’s Day Celebrations 2017

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Street Cricket Project Launched

Kent Cricket Community Team in partnership with Kent Equality Cohesion Council, Kent County Council Youth Service and Kent Police have launched a free Street Cricket Project which will take place every Wednesday at the Northfleet Youth Centre on Hall Road which between 5.30pm and 6.30pm. The official launch took place on January 25th 2017 with … Continue reading Street Cricket Project Launched

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Christmas Celebrations Prove Popular in Gravesham

After months of hard work thousands of people filled Gravesend Town Centre to enjoy a Christmas inspired celebration. Cohesion Plus working in partnership with Kent Equality Cohesion Council and Gravesham Borough Council supported by Arts Council England organised the Gravesham Festival of Christmas Light element of the Gravesham Christmas Lights Switch on. This featured 12 … Continue reading Christmas Celebrations Prove Popular in Gravesham

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