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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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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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