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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

The Big Day Out Plus

Thousands attended the Big Day Out Plus on Saturday July 4 at the Gravesham Riverside Leisure Area.  The event was organised in partnership by Gravesham […]

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Tunbridge Wells Mela Launch 2009

The launch of the Tunbridge Wells Mela will take place on July 1 between 10.30am and 11.30am. This will be our first ever launch event […]

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The Big Carnival 2009

The Big Carnival which is being organised in partnership with North West Kent Racial Equality Council and Gravesham Borough Council will take place on Friday […]

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Big Day Out plus more

Exciting preparations are well underway for the Big Day Out Festival which will take place on July 4th 2009, at the Riverside Leisure Area in […]

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Maidstone Mela Launch 2009

The formal launch of the Maidstone Mela will take place on July 7 between 10.30am and 11.30am.  This will be our biggest launch event to […]

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Listen to Our Voices Women’s Event

Over 350 women and young girls over the age of 14 attended the Sadi Awaaz Suno (Listen to our Voices) event held at the Woodville […]

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LGBT History Month in Kent

LGBT History Month in Kent, a new celebration was supported by Cohesion Plus. To mark the occasion Gurvinder Sandher of Cohesion Plus, gave a speech […]

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Tunbridge Wells Mela Launch

Preparations are now under way for the Tunbridge Wells Mela launch. Letters have gone out to local schools, and all those who respond will work […]

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Medway Mela

The first ever Medway Mela took place on Saturday October 25 at the Black Lion Leisure Centre in Mill Road Gillingham. The Mela which was […]

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