Events

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 12th Swale Fusion Festival (Subject to Funding)
  • October 19th Dartford Festival of Light
  • November 16th Gravesham Festival of Light

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 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 … Continue reading Cohesion Plus Programme Outline for 2018

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 place in the town centre on Saturday 25 November from 1.30-6pm. Independent artists and community groups have been exploring the cultural heritage of the town – past, present and future … Continue reading The BIG Seven-0 is coming!

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 celebrations were organised by Cohesion Plus working in partnership with Kent Equality Cohesion Council and Gravesham Borough Council supported by Arts Council England. 10 local schools took part in a … Continue reading Gravesham Festival of Christmas Lights

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 Christmas Lights which will take place on Friday November 17th between 3.45pm and 5.30pm. The town centre event will be kicking off from 3.45pm. Crowds can expect street entertainers including … Continue reading Gravesham Lights switch on poster

Crawley BIG Seven-0

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 of the borough together through the arts and to celebrate the key British values of respect, excellence, friendship and equality is now one of the highlights of the local festival … Continue reading Festival Lights up Dartford