A cultural festival returned to Bolton with heaps of fun activities for families to enjoy on Easter Monday.

The Bolton Unity Festival made a return to the University of Bolton Stadium on Easter Monday ahead of the Wanderers’ Family Day fixture against Cambridge United, with kick off at 3pm.

The Bolton News:

Taking place in the Premier Suite between 11am and 3pm, the event was a vibrant celebration of dance and music and featured over 60 stalls from community groups based across Bolton.

As well as games and activities, a colourful parade also made its way around the perimeter of the University of Bolton Stadium, led by the Swaminarayan Hindu Bagpipe Band.

The Bolton News:

The Bolton Unity Festival was delivered by the Bolton Unity Project, an alliance made up of Bolton Wanderers in the Community, Bolton Christian Community Cohesion, Bolton Solidarity Community Association, Bolton Council of Mosques, Bolton Hindu Forum and Bolton Interfaith Council.

The event was free to attend and welcomed hundreds of families to enjoy the day.

The event was first held last year, and a spokesman for Bolton Wanderers in the Community, said: β€œThe Bolton Unity Project is an alliance of six partner organisations, including ourselves, aiming to bring together different faiths and cultural groups to celebrate unity and diversity across Bolton.”