Hindu festival at Avanti Court Primary School in Barkingside

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Headteacher James Biddulph (left) and Mayor of Redbridge Ashley Kissin (right) with students. Headteacher James Biddulph (left) and Mayor of Redbridge Ashley Kissin (right) with students.

A Hindu festival was marked at a school last week with a procession featuring traditional dress and music.

Avanti Court Primary School, in Carlton Drive, Barkingside, celebrated the Ratha Yatra festival on Wednesday.

Pupils enjoyed carving fruits as offerings to the deities and Indian classical dancing.

 

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