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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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Gravesham stands together to remember terror victims

Kent Equality Cohesion Council and Gravesham Borough Council organised an inter faith gathering on Friday April 26th which was attended by faith and community organisations from across the borough. The event was organised to pay respects and remember those who lost their lives in the Sri Lankan terror attack. The event was held on Community … Continue reading Gravesham stands together to remember terror victims

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Cohesion of Dartford celebrated at Saint George’s Day

Dartford was abuzz with some of the biggest Saint George’s Day celebrations which took place on Tuesday 23rd April. 550 children from 9 local schools participated in the annual and took the opportunity to showcase the amazing art pieces they had been creating in the lead up to the event. The celebrations were organised in … Continue reading Cohesion of Dartford celebrated at Saint George’s Day

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