Our Past Events

We are a social, non-political, community-driven organisation that brings together Indian Communities in and around Sutton Borough to celebrate our cultural identity and enable integration with local communities. 


Light and Dark Festival 2024

Sutton Mitra Mandal hosted the first-ever  Light and Dark Festival delivered in partnership with Sutton Council, on January 20th 2024.

This unique festival is set to illuminate the community with diverse enriching experiences that celebrate the interplay of light and dark in various aspects of life. Our program included captivating performances of Indian Classical Music and Classical Dance, offering a mesmerizing fusion of artistry and tradition, an opportunity to explore the world of Ayurveda, delve into the intricacies of Traditional Art, and appreciate the temple architecture, tranquillity of Yoga, and Meditation and intellectual stimulation of Vedic Mathematics, the festival delivered an immersive journey into the rich tapestry of Indian culture.

We are dedicated to fostering cultural exchange and creating a sense of community, and we believe that this festival will be a shining example of these values. 



Saarvajanik Ganeshotsav 2023

Sutton Mitra Mandal hosted the first-ever Saarvajanik Ganesh Festival in an open park in the UK. This historic event brought together approximately 5,000 people and showcased the power of community spirit.
What sets this festival apart is that it is entirely volunteer-driven. Our dedicated team of around 250 volunteers, organized into 15 teams, handled everything, from erecting a massive 3500 Sq ft marquee to cooking for 3500 guests, 24 x 7 security coverage, managing parking for 2000 cars, and providing 2000 liters of drinking water. We proved that when a community comes together, incredible things can happen.
By choosing an open park as the venue, we broke away from tradition and added an exciting dimension to the celebration. We faced weather challenges, but the determination of our team, 6 months of rigorous planning, and the support of our community made it an unforgettable
The event’s success wasn’t just about numbers; it was about cultural exchange and community engagement. It showcased the rich traditions of the Ganesh Festival to a broader audience, fostering a sense of belonging and pride among attendees.
I’m immensely proud to be part of an organization that values culture, community, and the power of volunteers. Initiatives like these remind us that when we unite, we can achieve incredible things.

This event was delivered with the help of 250-plus volunteers. 


Saarvajanik Ganeshotsav​

Sutton Mitra Mandal celebrated Saarvajanik Ganeshotsav in September 2022 attended by 1700 + plus devotees. Sutton Mitra Mandal – Sarvajanik Ganeshotsav 2022 – YouTube


Sutton Mitra Mandal celebrated Diwali in November 2022 attended by 400 + plus community members. Sutton Mitra Mandal – Diwali 2022 – YouTube


Saarvajanik Ganeshotsav​

Sutton Mitra Mandal celebrated Saarvajanik Ganeshotsav attended by 1000 + plus devotees and Diwali attended by 350 attendees

Sutton Mitra Mandal – Sarvajanik Ganeshotsav 2021 – YouTube

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This year has been the historic for us as we cross 450 attendees mark first time. Absolutely memorable for many volunteers like us.

Sutton Mitra Mandal – Diwali 2019 – YouTube.