News

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

Read More

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

Read More

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

Read More

Maidstone Community Mela 2017

The popular Maidstone Community Mela which has been taking place in the borough since 2003 moves to a new venue this year in Whatman Park. The Community Mela which has been organised by Cohesion Plus working in partnership with Kent Equality Cohesion Council, local partners and volunteers will be taking place on Sunday July 16th … Continue reading Maidstone Community Mela 2017

Read More

Maidstone Street Mela

Music, dance, food from around the world took centre stage in Maidstone Town Centre on Sunday September 11th. The Maidstone Street Mela was organised in partnership by Cohesion Plus and Maidstone Borough Council and part funded by Arts Council England with entertainment taking place in Jubilee Square, Fremlin Walk and Weak Street. The event was … Continue reading Maidstone Street Mela

Read More

Maidstone Street Mela 2016

Maidstone has been hosting a celebration of culturally diverse music food and dance since 2003, with the sights, sounds, flavours, and traditions of the diverse local community coming together as part of the Maidstone Mela event. For 2016, however, the event adopts smaller, more engaging look with a street mela in the heart of the … Continue reading Maidstone Street Mela 2016

Read More