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Colourful skies as Neasden Temple celebrates its 20th birthday

PUBLISHED: 15:14 24 August 2015 | UPDATED: 17:29 24 August 2015

Wembley Stadium lit up its arch as part of the birthday celebrations (Pic credit: Twitter@NeasdenTemple)

Wembley Stadium lit up its arch as part of the birthday celebrations (Pic credit: Twitter@NeasdenTemple)

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The night sky in Brent was awash with colour as a temple celebrated its 20th birthday over the weekend.

BAPS Swaminarayan Sanstha Mandir in Brentfield Road, Neasden, held a grand festival to mark the joyous occasion with thousands of attendees.

Wembley Stadium joined in with the celebrations by lighting its arch which when combined with the glorious colours emitting from the mandir resulted in the sky being a spectrum of colours.

The mandir, which is known as Neasden Temple, first opened its doors in August 1995.

Since them it has attracted millions of visitors from around the world including Prince Charles and Prime Minister David Cameron.

The mandir has also raised hundreds and thousands of pounds for charity through fundraising events.


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