Diverse culture day for youngsters

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A special celebration event has taken place at Eastwood’s Spring Bank Primary School to help youngsters better understand different cultures in the area.

Organised with the Broxtowe Community Celebration Group, the event took place at the Peacock Drive school on Thursday 21st May.

It was attended by Eastwood Mayor Cllr Keith Longdon and Mayor of Broxtowe Cllr Susan Bagshaw. The aim of the event was to share food and celebrate different faiths and cultures represented throughout the borough of Broxtowe, a spokesman said. Activities on the day included smoothie making and Caribbean cookery, as well as belly dancing and Bollywood dancing workshops. Youngsters also had the chance to dress up in world costumes.