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, Maidstone Borough Council, Northfleet Carnival Committee and Sue Latham Events with the support of Arts Council England as part of the Kent Mela Festival Project 2014;

  • Fusion Festival June 28 Riverside Leisure Area, Gravesend Promenade
  • Tunbridge Wells Mela July 13, Calverley Grounds, Tunbridge Wells
  • Northfleet Carnival July 19 starting in Northfleet before going through Gravesend Town Centre
  • Gravesham Riverside Festival July 19, Riverside Leisure Area, Gravesend Promenade
  • Maidstone Mela Town Centre Parade September 12
  • Maidstone Mela September 14

According to Gurvinder Sandher the Artistic Director of Cohesion Plus Kent “We are really pleased that with the help and support of our partners and Arts Council England that we are able to put together an exciting programme of arts activity in North and West Kent which will benefit thousands. All our events are free to attend and we hope that people come along and enjoy some fantastic culturally diverse stage programmes. We will also shortly start work on the Mela Festival Welcome Gate which will be taken to each event and will be another new exciting attraction.”