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Inter Faith Meeting to condemn Manchester attacks

Faith and community organisations came together today to condemn the recent Manchester attacks and spread a message of unity and solidarity. The event, hosted at the Gravesend & Dartford Muslim Association Mosque & Cultural Centre in Gravesham, was the first opportunity for local faith and community groups to come together to strongly condemn the attack. … Continue reading Inter Faith Meeting to condemn Manchester attacks

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Dartford Saint George Day 2017

The annual Saint George’s Day Parade and celebrations took place in Dartford on Friday April 21. 500 Children from 10 local schools took part in the event which was organised by Cohesion Plus in partnership with Kent Equality Cohesion Council supported by Dartford Borough Council in what were some of the biggest celebrations taking place … Continue reading Dartford Saint George Day 2017

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Gravesham Saint George Day 2017

The annual Saint George’s Day Parade and celebrations took place in Gravesham on Friday April 21. 600 Children from 11 local schools took part in the event which was organised by Cohesion Plus in partnership with Kent Equality Cohesion Council supported by Gravesham Borough Council in what were some of the biggest celebrations taking place … Continue reading Gravesham Saint George Day 2017

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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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