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Preston Sikhs Nagar Kirtan to see road closures throughout city

Posted on - 9th May, 2016 - 7:00pm | Author - | Posted in - City Centre, Deepdale, Events, Fishwick, News, Preston City Centre, Roads, St Matthews
Preston's Sikh community on the Flag Market in 2014 Pic: Billy Matthews

Preston’s Sikh community on the Flag Market in 2014 Pic: Billy Matthews

Preston’s Sikh community will bring a splash of orange to the streets of the city with their annual parade.

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The Nagar Kirtan sees the Sikh’s holy scripture carried on a route from Deepdale to the city centre and back.

An hour’s celebration takes place on the Flag Market as part of the procession.

Sikh martial arts, traditional foods and processional singing are all part of the Nagar.

Related: Sikh Nagar procession brings riot of colour and sound to city streets

Preston City Council has announced a list of road closures for the route during Sunday 15 May.

Heading into the city centre:
New Hall Lane closed from 11.30am to 12.15pm
then into Ring Way, down Church Street and arriving at the Flag Market at 1pm.

Heading out of the city centre:
Lancaster Road from 2.15pm, then into Church Street, Ring Way, Ribbleton Lane, Acregate Lane and Tunbridge Street finishing at 4.15pm

Will you be going to see the Nagar Kirtan? Let us know in the comments below

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