Kingsway Park High School staff, students and the local community celebrated by hosting their first ever Eid-ul-Fitr event.Many local businesses supported the event including; Bhangracise, Cake Box, Emaan’s Fashion, ZK carpets, Heavenly Henna, Zak’s Ice Cream van and more.
Performers from Bhangracise, based in the North-West, kept the attendees dancing throughout the evening which culminated in a dance-off. Caterers kept everyone fuelled with copious amounts of south-Asian food and Asian tea, whilst Mazidah’s Bakery, a cake business set up by KPHS student entrepreneur and her sister.
Year 8 Business and Enterprise students set up shop on the evening, having been given a budget of £25 and the challenge of return a profit.
Staff from KPHS ran a very popular Tombola which was busy throughout the evening and the Technology department hosted an Eid-themed photo booth. Olivia Whittaker, a north-west based photographer, took some fantastic pictures of the event. Guests were able to get crafty with colourful paper lanterns to take home at another stall.
Bounce n’ Boogie provided inflatable castles for the young and young-at-heart and Jen’s creations, a Rochdale-based face painter and balloon modeller, created beautiful, glitter-full designs on the party guests.
Heavenly Henna, a group of north-west based Henna artists, were kept busy all evening by attendees and there was lots of shopping opportunities to buy accessories and beauty products from Emaan’s and Lash Queen. ZK carpets offered discounts and product giveaways.
Honoured guests on the evening included Councillor Billy Sheerin (Mayor of Rochdale 2019-20), Member of Parliament Tony Lloyd and the school governors, were given a tour of the event by the executive student leadership team.