THE streets of Chester were awash with colourful garments and dazzling displays of dance as Diwali hit the city.

The Hindu festival of light, organised by the Sanjhi Indian Association, saw crowds witness an energetic show of traditional Indian dancing.

Workshops were held at the Unity Centre in Cuppin Street after the performances, including Rangoli Diwali art cards, Diya Indian candles, Henna hand painting and Indian face painting.