The official launch has taken place and the Maidstone Community Mela 2017 will take place on the 16th of July at it’s new home in Whatman Millenium River Park. The free family event is between 12.30pm to 6pm.
What is the Mela?
The Mela is an annual event held throughout the UK. The Maidstone Mela is a popular family, fun-filled, free day out. There is fantastic entertainment throughout the day with a variety of music, visual arts and dance from all cultures. Likewise there is a variety of food available, this unique festival embraces the community and all cultures that are part of the lovely borough of Maidstone.
Headlining the event this year is leading internationally-renowned Ed Sheeran Tribute act, Jack Sheppard
Also attending this year is Bhangra Superstar JassiSidhu. A fantastic line-up is in store.