Events

Cohesion Plus are pleased to announce an exciting summer programme of dates working in partnership with local partners including Kent Equality Cohesion Council, Gravesham Borough Council, Dartford Borough Council, Tonbridge & Malling Borough Council, Kent County Council and Sue Latham Events with the support of Arts Council England.

Spring Programme

  • April 21 Saint George’s Day Festivals in Gravesham and Dartford

Summer and Autumn Programme

  • June 17 Gravesham Fusion Festival
  • July 9 Tunbridge Wells Mela
  • July 16 Maidstone Mela
  • October Dartford Festival of Light
  • November Gravesham Festival of Christmas Lights Parade

(Summer and Autumn Programme Subject to Funding)

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 taken place in Maidstone since 2003 was organised by Cohesion Plus working in partnership with Kent Equality Cohesion Council, local partners and volunteers. The event was officially opened by Helen … Continue reading Maidstone Community Mela Hailed a Great Success

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 Gravesend Town Centre on Saturday June 17, proving to be popular with shoppers. They were able to witness a range of performances at key locations in the Town Centre including … Continue reading Gravesham Fusion Festival Hailed a Success

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 festivities have been organised by Cohesion Plus working in partnership with Kent Equality Cohesion Council supported by Gravesham Borough Council and Arts Council England. The aim of the festival is … Continue reading Gravesham Fusion Festival 17th June

Mela Sunshine in Calverley Grounds

Sunshine, music, food and dance from around the world was the order of the day at the 11th Tunbridge Wells Mela Festival which took place in Calverley Grounds on July 17. The Mela was organised by Cohesion Plus and the Kent Equality Cohesion Council with the support of Arts Council England. Gurvinder Sandher the Mela … Continue reading Mela Sunshine in Calverley Grounds

Dartford Festival of Light 2015

Lanterns, young people, music and creative arts were the order of the day at the 7th Dartford Festival of Light which took place on Friday October 23rd. Organised by leading arts organisation Cohesion Plus and Kent Equality Cohesion Council in partnership with Dartford Borough Council with the support of Arts Council England this year’s Festival … Continue reading Dartford Festival of Light 2015

Wrotham Festival of Fusion and Light 2015

The village of Wrotham plays host to the 3rd Wrotham Festival of Fusion and Light on Friday October 16th. Highlights include a lantern parade, an exciting programme of music and a spectacular fireworks display. Organised in partnership by Cohesion Plus, Kent Equality Cohesion Council, and the schools in the Pilgrims Way Partnership working with Tonbridge … Continue reading Wrotham Festival of Fusion and Light 2015