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Diwali decorations and gifts

Find all you need to celebrate the festival of lights on 4 November.

We've put together lots of exciting ideas and thoughtful gifts to help you make the most out of your Diwali celebrations.

Diwali decorations

Selection of lighting products including 2 lanterns and some fairy lights.


Add extra sparkles to your celebrations this year with lights and lanterns.

A range of three different candles.

Candles & home fragrance

Add fragrant, beautiful candlelight to decorate your home.

A selection of home furnishings and arts supplies to create DIY decorations.

DIY decorations

Encourage the kids to create their own decorations or add in some extra touches around the house.

Diwali gifts

A range of gifts for her including some a heart shaped necklace, gold watch and fragrance.

Gifts for her

Fabulous perfumes, gorgeous jewellery and other beautiful gifts that are sure to brighten her Diwali.

A Paco Rabanne fragrance and a silver watch.

Gifts for him

Show him how much he means with fantastic fragrances, great grooming gifts and much more!

An experience day gifts set along with a chocolate hamper for the family.

Gifts for the whole family

Say thank you to the host or simply gift the family an amazing experience with our range of gifts for the whole family.

A range of gifts for children including a colouring set and a kids fitness tracker.

Gifts for kids

Illuminate their imaginations with our fantastic selection of arty gifts that are bound to help them get creative this Diwali.

A LEGO® City fire station building set being played with by two young children and their dad.

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Multi cooker on kitchen work surface with various ingredients.

Cookware & kitchen appliances

Cook up a storm and feed the whole family.

Two bowls of food sat on a tabletop.


Dish up deliciousness with our stunning tableware.

A Google Nest mini smart speaker sat on a side table in a living room.

Celebration essentials

Get the music pumping or kick off a game of Teen Patti to get the celebrations started.

A delicious plate of fudge served on a decorative gold plate.


Celebrating Diwali is a favourite time of the year, being able to eat lots of food and spend time with family. Making loads of snacks and sweets for the lead up to and the day itself is key!

What you'll need

- 500g plain flour

- 50g chickpea flour

- 70g semolina

- 220g caster sugar

- 1/2 tsp baking powder

- 350g ghee (at room temperature)

- 2/3 threads of Saffron

- 1/2 tsp cardamom powder

- 2 tbsp chopped pistachios

- 2 tbsp chopped almonds


Ready in: 30 minutes

Cooking time: 10 minutes per tray you bake

Prep time: 20 minutes inc. cooling time

Serves: 25


1. Pre-heat the oven to 180C 

2. In a large bowl beat the ghee and sugar until fluffy. Add flours, semolina, baking powder and spices

3. Mix into a dough and make small balls – about walnut sized and flatten very slightly before baking

4. Place on a greased lined baking tray, leaving enough space between them

5. Bake for about 7-8 minutes

6. Take the biscuits out and place almonds and pistachio in the centre, return to the oven and bake further 7-8 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean

7. Remove from the oven and let it cool on a wire rack, and enjoy once cooled!

Getting ready

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Celebrating Diwali 2021

The Diwali festival, also known as ‘Festival of Lights', will fall on 4 November this year and celebrations usually last for 5 days, with each day having a different focus and meaning. Diwali is celebrated by more than a billion Hindus, Jains and Sikhs from all over the world, it is a time for prayer, meeting friends and family, celebrating and of course enjoying delicious food.

Make it a festival of lights

Browse our exciting Diwali range for great ideas to help you prepare your home for all the festivities. Decorate with bright colours, scented candles and reed diffusers for great aromas. Don’t stop at the inside, why not decorate the garden too! Place lamps along the path to help the goddess Lakshmi find her way to your home to bless it this Diwali.