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Maidstone Community Mela Hailed a Success

Following months of hard work and sheer perseverance the Maidstone Community Mela took place in Whatman Park on Sunday 22nd July. The Mela which has taken place in Maidstone since 2003 was organised by Kent Equality Cohesion Council working in partnership with Cohesion Plus, local partners and volunteers. The free community event took place in … Continue reading Maidstone Community Mela Hailed a Success

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Maidstone Community Mela 2018

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 2018

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KECC hosts Maidstone community mela launch event

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 hosted by KECC took place at the kalaRED bar restaurant in Maidstone on July 5th. The event was attended by key partners including representatives from local community … Continue reading KECC hosts Maidstone community mela launch event

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The Sun Shines on the Mela Festival 2018

The sun shone brightly on Calverley Grounds for the 13th Tunbridge Wells Mela Festival which took place on July 1st. The Mela was organised in partnership by Cohesion Plus and the Kent Equality Cohesion Council with the support of Arts Council England. The free festival which celebrates the diversity of the borough through music, food … Continue reading The Sun Shines on the Mela Festival 2018

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Gravesham Eid Celebrations

Gravesham Eid Celebrations Around 500 people attended celebrations on Community Square on Saturday June 23 to commemorate the Festival of Eid, one of the most important dates in the Muslim calendar. Eid marks the end of Ramadan when people from the Muslim faith fast from dawn to sunset. The celebrations were arranged by Kent Equality … Continue reading Gravesham Eid Celebrations

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