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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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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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KECC pleased to support the opening of Hindu Mandir in Gravesend

KECC pleased to support the opening of Hindu Mandir in Gravesend KECC have worked with the Hindu Cultural Society over the past few months in preparation for the opening of the new Mandir in Manor Road, Gravesend. 2 special events were arranged, a community procession to mark the inauguration of the Mandir on April 17th … Continue reading KECC pleased to support the opening of Hindu Mandir in Gravesend

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