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Crowds Gather for the Maidstone Community Mela!

The Maidstone Community Mela returned to Whatman Park on Sunday 22nd July for another sun soaked day of music, food and dance after months of tireless fund raising. The Mela which has taken place in Maidstone since 2003 was organised by Cohesion Plus working in partnership with Kent Equality Cohesion Council, local partners and volunteers. … Continue reading Crowds Gather for the Maidstone Community Mela!

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Maidstone Community Mela Countdown

Preparations are now at an advanced stage for the annual Maidstone Community Mela and Food Festival which will be taking place in Whatman Millennium River Park on Sunday July 22nd between 12.30pm and 6pm. The free event which has been taking place in the borough since 2003 is a celebration of music, food and dance … Continue reading Maidstone Community Mela Countdown

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Maidstone Community Mela Launch

With less than two weeks to go to the Maidstone Community Mela which will be taking place in Whatman Park on Sunday 22nd July, a special launch event took place at the kalaRED bar restaurant in Maidstone on July 5th. The event was attended by key partners including representatives from local community groups, Kent County … Continue reading Maidstone Community Mela Launch

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Maidstone Community Mela 2018

Preparations are now at an advanced stage for the much loved Maidstone Community Mela which will be taking place in Whatman Park for the second year running on Sunday 22nd July between 12.30 pm and 6pm. The event is organised by Cohesion Plus and Kent Equality Cohesion Council supported by funding from Awards for All, … Continue reading Maidstone Community Mela 2018

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Maidstone Mela Fund Raising

£270.00 was raised for the Maidstone Community Mela at a fundraiser which took place at the Gurkha Kitchen Restaurant on May 21st and was attended by the new Mayor of Maidstone Cllr David Naghi. This will be added to the £318.00 which was raised through a Crowd Funder Appeal. Further funding has been secured through … Continue reading Maidstone Mela Fund Raising

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Maidstone Community Mela Hailed a Great Success

Following months of hard work and sheer perseverance the Maidstone Community Mela took place in Whatman Park on Sunday July 16th. The Mela which has taken place in Maidstone since 2003 was organised by Cohesion Plus working in partnership with Kent Equality Cohesion Council, local partners and volunteers. The event was officially opened by Helen … Continue reading Maidstone Community Mela Hailed a Great Success

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