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Mela in Mote Park celebrates the diversity of the borough

Despite the overcast conditions over 3,000 people attended the Maidstone Community Mela in Mote Park on Sunday September 19th. The free festival which celebrates music, food and dance from around the World was produced by arts organisation Cohesion Plus working in partnership with the Maidstone Cultural Group and the Maidstone Mela Advisory Group. The Mela … Continue reading Mela in Mote Park celebrates the diversity of the borough

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The Maidstone Community Mela is around the corner!

Preparations are nearly complete for the much loved Maidstone Community Mela which will this year be returning to the site of its birth place Mote Park on Sunday 19th September. The Mela will run between 12pm and 6pm and is organised by a joint community partnership including Kent Equality Cohesion Council, Maidstone Cultural Group as … Continue reading The Maidstone Community Mela is around the corner!

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Maidstone Community Mela 2019 a great success!

The Maidstone Community Mela in Whatman Park again proved to be popular with over 3000 attending the annual celebration of music, food and dance from around the world. The Mela which is organised by a small group of community partners and volunteers led by Kent Equality Cohesion Council, the Maidstone Cultural Group and Cohesion Plus … Continue reading Maidstone Community Mela 2019 a great success!

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The Maidstone Community Mela is around the corner!

Preparations are nearly complete for the Maidstone Community Mela which will be returning on Sunday 14th July at Whatman Park between 12.30pm and 6pm. The Mela is organised by a partnership of community organisations led by Kent Equality Cohesion Council, the Maidstone Cultural Group and is produced by Cohesion Plus and is a celebration of … Continue reading The Maidstone Community Mela is around the corner!

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Maidstone Community Mela Launch 2019

The Maidstone Community Mela was officially launched at kalaRED Bar Restaurant on Wednesday 12th June. The event was attended by key partners including representatives from local community groups, businesses, Kent County Council, Kent Police and Maidstone Borough Council. The chief guests were the Mayor of Maidstone Cllr Marion Ring and Deputy Lord Lieutenant Mrs. Louise … Continue reading Maidstone Community Mela Launch 2019

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Maidstone Community Mela is back again!

Preparations have now started for the Maidstone Community Mela which will be taking place on Sunday 14th July at Whatman Park between 12.30pm and 6pm. The Mela is organised by a partnership of community organisations led by Kent Equality Cohesion Council and Maidstone Cultural Group and is produced by Cohesion Plus. Funding has been a … Continue reading Maidstone Community Mela is back again!

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