The Hindu festival of Diwali is known as the “festival of light” and runs for 5 days. This year, it starts on Sunday 3rd November.

Celebrating the triumph of good over evil and light over dark, Diwali is a time for families to get together and celebrate by feasting and letting off fireworks. If everyone is coming to your house this year, make sure you’ve got all you need to cook up a feast. Get your last minute essentials online and in your nearest store now!

Light it up

Diwali is the festival of light, so light the way with tealights, candles, lanterns and fairy lights. Here are some of our favourites:

white ceramic candle holderRed 3 wick candleclear glass 5 tealight holder

White ceramic candle holder£4
Red 3 wick candle£5
Clear glass 5 tealight holder – £4

unscented tealightsred & gold tealight holdersfiligree LED lights

100 unscented tealights£2
Red & gold tealight holders (set of 6) – £3
Wilko filigree ball LED lights£12

Cooking for the family

Diwali is also the time for families to cook and eat together. We’ve got all you need to prepare a delicious family meal, however many people you’re expecting! Throw everything into a slow cooker and let it work its magic, whip up some mithai, or pick up all those kitchen essentials and disposables you need.

slow cookersteamermc mixing bowl

Russell Hobbs slow cooker£20
Wilko 3 tier steamerWas £25 Now £20
Mason Cash mixing bowl£16.50 (available in a range of colours)

Wilko wooden spatulaTala dry measures cupWilko foil-backed baking parchment

Wooden spatula – 28p
Dry measures cup – £6
Wilko foil-backed baking parchment – £1.53

Dining in style

Getting together around the dinner table is an essential element of the Diwali celebrations. Make your table stand out with some of our stylish dinnerware:

Wilkinson stainless steel 20 piece cutlery setWilkinson bone china dinner setCordless hostess tray

Wilkinson stainless steel cutlery set (20 pc) – Was £30 Now £22.50
Wilkinson bone china dinner set (12 pc) – Was £30 Now £26.25
Hostess cordless hot tray£35


We’ve got loads of snacks and nibbles perfect for sharing (or not!). Visit your nearest store to see our range.


Happy Diwali!

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