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Cohesion Plus who will be celebrating its 10th anniversary in 2018 are proud to announce an exciting programme of culturally diverse festivals in Kent throughout the year. Our festival programme will run from April to November and highlights include the Saint George’s Day celebrations in the spring, the Mela Festivals in the summer and Lantern Parades in the autumn. The outline schedule is below;
  • April 23rd St George’s Day Celebrations Gravesend
  • April 23rd St George’s Day Celebrations Dartford
  • June 16th Fusion Street Festival Gravesend
  • July 1st Tunbridge Wells Mela Festival
  • July 22nd Maidstone Community Mela (Subject to Funding)
  • October 5th Wrotham Festival of Light
  • October 11th Swale Fusion Festival (Subject to Funding)
  • October 18th Dartford Festival of Light
  • November 22nd Gravesham Festival of Light

Mela Festival returns to Tunbridge Wells on July 1st

The hugely popular Tunbridge Wells Mela Festival will return to the borough on July 1st. The Mela Festival is now in its 13th year and […]

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Saint George Day 2018

Some of the biggest celebrations for Saint George’s Day nationally will be taking place in Gravesham and Dartford on Monday April 23rd, bringing together diverse […]

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Cohesion Plus Programme Outline for 2018

Cohesion Plus who will be celebrating its 10th anniversary in 2018 are proud to announce an exciting programme of culturally diverse festivals in Kent throughout […]

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The BIG Seven-0 is coming!

Cohesion Plus are delighted to be working with Same Sky and Crawley Borough Council on The BIG Seven-0, Crawley’s flagship 70th birthday event, which takes […]

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Gravesham Festival of Christmas Lights

Some 1500 people participated in the Gravesham Festival of Christmas Lights on Friday 17th November which incorporated the switching on the town’s Christmas Lights. The […]

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Gravesham Lights switch on poster

Cohesion Plus working in partnership with Kent Equality Cohesion Council and Gravesham Borough Council supported by Arts Council England have organised the Gravesham Festival of […]

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Crawley BIG Seven-0

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Festival Lights up Dartford

Over a thousand people participated in the 9th Dartford Festival of Light on Friday October 20th. The Festival which aims to bring the diverse communities […]

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Dartford Festival of light poster

Dartford Festival of Light 2017 The annual Dartford Festival of Light which is now in its 9th year will take place on Friday October 20th […]

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Swale Fusion Festival 2017 poster

Swale Fusion Festival Preparations are now at an advanced stage for the first ever Swale Fusion Festival which will be taking place on Friday 13 […]

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Wrotham Festival of Light poster

The rural village of Wrotham will play host to the 5th Wrotham Festival of Fusion and Light on Friday October 6th. The festival, organised in […]

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COHESION PLUS AUTUMN SCHEDULE

We are pleased to announce details of their autumn schedule which will see us deliver 5 Festivals in 5 different districts across Kent and West […]

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Maidstone Community Mela Hailed a Great Success

Following months of hard work and sheer perseverance the Maidstone Community Mela took place in Whatman Park on Sunday July 16th. The Mela which has […]

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Gravesham Fusion Festival Hailed a Success

Sun, Jazz, Calypso, Bhangra, Bollywood, Irish Dance, Eastern European Folk and street art were on the menu at the Fusion Festival which took place across […]

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Gravesham Fusion Festival 17th June

Preparations are underway for the Fusion Festival which will be taking place in Gravesend Town Centre on Saturday June 17 between 10.30am and 2.30pm. The […]

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Gravesham Festival of Christmas Lights

Cohesion Plus working in partnership with Kent Equality Cohesion Council and Gravesham Borough Council supported by Arts Council England have organised the Gravesham Festival of […]

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