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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

Dartford Festival of Light 2016

The 8th Dartford Festival of Light will take place on Friday October 21 between 6pm and 7.30pm. Organised by Cohesion Plus in partnership with Kent […]

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Maidstone Street Mela

Music, dance, food from around the world took centre stage in Maidstone Town Centre on Sunday September 11th. The Maidstone Street Mela was organised in […]

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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 […]

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Gravesham Fusion Festival 2016

The fourth Gravesham Fusion Festival taking place on June 11 at the Fort Gardens will celebrate the 90th Birthday of Her Majesty the Queen and […]

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Gravesham Saint George Day 2016

The annual Saint George’s Day Parade and celebrations took place in Gravesham on Friday April 22. 700 Children from 15 local schools took part in […]

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Festival of Christmas Lights Attracts Thousands

A colourful lantern parade inspired by the hit 1970’s song by Wizzard ““I wish it could be Christmas Everyday” launched the Festive celebrations in Gravesham […]

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Gravesham Christmas Light Switch on Parade

A colorful lantern parade inspired by the hit 1970’s song by Wizzard “I wish it could be Christmas Everyday” will launch the Festive celebrations in […]

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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 […]

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Wrotham Festival of Fusion & Light 2015

The 3rd Wrotham Festival of Fusion and Light proved to be popular, with music and lights bringing the historic village to a standstill. The Festival […]

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Dartford Festival of Light 2015

Preparations are well underway for the Dartford Festival of Light which will take place on Friday October 23 between 6pm and 8pm. Organised by Cohesion […]

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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 […]

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Maidstone Mela Again Proves Popular

Despite the poor weather thousands attended the 13th Maidstone Mela in Mote Park. The Mela has since its inception has been held on the second […]

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Maidstone Mela Returns for 13th Year!

The popular Maidstone Mela – one of the largest Melas in the South East – will return to Mote Park for its 13th year on […]

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Tunbridge Wells Mela Festival Proves to be Popular

The 10th Tunbridge Wells Mela Festival which celebrated the diversity of the borough through music, food and dance at Calverley Grounds proved to be popular […]

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Dartford High Street Carnival of Summer 2015

Sun, Samba, and smiles were the order of the day at the first ever Dartford High Street Carnival of Summer which took place on July […]

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Gravesham Fusion Festival 2015

The Sun shone on the 3rd Fusion Festival which attracted a large family crowd to the Riverside Leisure Area on July 4 to enjoy performances […]

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