jaz-dhamiThe seventh Dartford Indoor Mela which takes place on Saturday October 24 at the Mick Jagger Centre between 6.30pm and 10.30pm promises to be the best to date, with an exciting range of culturally diverse artists performing at the community event. The Mela which is organised by the North West Kent Racial Equality Council in partnership with Cohesion Plus and is supported by Dartford Borough Council and the Arts Council celebrates the diversity of Dartford through music, food and dance.

This years Mela showcases some of the best young talent in the bhangra business who will be performing in Dartford for the very first time. Highlights at this years Mela include performances by emerging Bhangra Superstars Jaz Dhami, Rana Sahota and JK, 2 Fly Entertainment, the Cultural Beats Project and the ever popular Four by Four Bhangra Group. In addition there will be a special fusion of Street Dance and Bhangra dance put together by Four by Four Bhangra in partnership with Cohesion Plus.

Alongside the performances on stage there will also be displays and information available on a wide range of local services including Kent Police, Kent Fire & Rescue Service and North West Kent REC.

Gurvinder Sandher from Cohesion Plus commented “I am pleased that we are able to again put on the Dartford Indoor Mela. The Mela has developed into a major culturally diverse arts event with innovative programming showcasing new young talent to the audiences of Kent. This would not have been possible without the help and support of Arts Council England. These are a wide range of styles of music and dance which will hopefully appeal to everyone who attends the event”

Tickets are £5.00 / £3.00 for under 10’s and OAP’s. For further information please contact 01322 291100 / 01322 287251