The East of England contains a fascinating variety of people whose origins can be traced to most parts of the globe.
Some come here to study or work. Others were born here after parents or grandparents from other countries made England their home.
In many families, English is not the only language which is used, and there are many children who are bi-lingual or for whom English is not the first language they learned.
The festival marks the victory of good over evil. The Sanskrit word Deepavali means an array of lights that stands for victory of brightness over darkness... more