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Maidstone Community Mela 2019

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

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Maidstone Community Mela Countdown Starts

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 Starts

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Mela Festival Brings Communities Together in Tunbridge Wells

The 14th Tunbridge Wells Mela Festival proved to be a big hit with the local community with thousands attending and enjoying the festivities in Calverley Grounds. The Mela was organised in partnership by Cohesion Plus and the Kent Equality Cohesion Council with the support of Arts Council England and celebrates the diversity and cohesion of … Continue reading Mela Festival Brings Communities Together in Tunbridge Wells

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Gravesham Eid in the Square Celebrations

Around 500 people attended celebrations on Community Square on Saturday June 29th despite the soaring temperatures to celebrate the Festival of Eid, one of the most important dates in the Muslim calendar. Eid marks the end of Ramadan, a month long period where people from the Muslim faith fast from dawn to sunset. The celebrations … Continue reading Gravesham Eid in the Square Celebrations

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Gravesham Fusion Festival Proves Popular

Kent Equality Cohesion Council were proud to be partners for the Fusion Festival which came to Gravesend Town Centre on Saturday June 15. The pop up street festival showcased a range of artists and art forms including a roaming elephant, dancing lions, mime artists, samba, bhangra, brass, choir and calypso. The aim of the festival … Continue reading Gravesham Fusion Festival Proves Popular

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