Day of the Dead: what's on
Day of the Dead has long been celebrated across Latin and Central America. More recently, it has increasingly been marked elsewhere in the world, including here in the UK. Here's our selection of Day of the Dead events across the UK this year.
Mexican Day of the Dead - a new celebration for Basingstoke, Friday 30 October, 12.00pm - 8.00pm, Market Square and Wote Street, Basingstoke RG21
A vibrant, colourful and fun event for all age groups showcasing professional artistry and local talent. Dancers, giant stilt walkers and musicians will parade around the Top of the Town, Basingstoke's historic heart. The festivities culminate with a night-time street parade with lanterns, flags and street entertainers. Free. More details.
Holding a Day of the Dead event?
We're keen to share as many Day of the Dead events as possible from around the UK, so that as many people as possible can join in. If you're holding one, big or small, please submit it to our events calendar.