Holi is a Hindu festival celebrating the arrival of spring, also known as the festival of colours. Traditional celebrations involve lots of singing, dancing and throwing brightly-coloured powder paint at your fellow revellers; what’s not to love?

House of Holi, City

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Vivek Singh’s modern Indian restaurant, Cinnamon Kitchen City, will host its much-loved House of Holi event from 15th-25th March. Don your protective coveralls and step inside the purpose-built paint pod for 30 minutes of colourful chaos.

Tickets are £15.00 for just the paint pod, £25.00 with a Holi cocktail or £60.00 if you’re really going for it and adding a nine-course sharing feast in the restaurant.

Holi Colour Dance Festival, Swiss Cottage

The Magic of India are hosting a Holi Colour Dance Festival with professional dancers, drummers and a DJ-led Bollywood dance-along. There will be a number of street food stalls to fuel you through, and the ticket price includes a packet of paint powder to get you started; you can buy more at the event. Adult ticket prices range from £22.00 to £32.00.

Cheapo Top Tip: It pays to be an early bird here, as you can save a whopping £10.00 on an adult ticket compared to last-minute prices.

Besharam Rang Holi Party, Chalk Farm

Photo by Bombay Funkadelic

Bombay Funkadelic is back with their outdoor Holi colour party, featuring live Bollywood DJs, Dhol players, Indian street food, drinks bar and more.

Enjoy Bollywood, desi beats and holi party anthems from DJ Shai Guy (Bombay Funkadelic resident), DJ Toons and DJ Rutvik, plus Dhol Players. This one includes coloured water, so be prepared for it to get very messy. Tickets are £20.00, with a fiver off for students.

London Holi Festival of Joy and Colours

Photo by Indian Ladies UK

Who doesn’t need a bit more joy and colour in their life?

Celebrate Holi with an authentic Indian Holi Festival experience, including Indian food, music, performances and lots of colour – everywhere!

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