Nottingham Arts Mela Family Day

2 September 2018, All day

Arboretum Park

The family fun finale of Nottingham Mela takes place at the beautiful Arboretum Park for a day of celebrations and family-friendly fun.

There will be South Asian street food, mehndi, dance workshops, craft stalls, creative activities for all ages as well as live music and dance performances across the two stages. Plus, a funfair for the little ones.

ON THE BANDSTAND

Harjinder Matharu and Students: Dhol Sounts
12.30pm - 12.45pm

Biant Singh - Drumming Circle: Performance and Interactive with Audience
12.45pm - 1.15pm

Deepa Rasiya: Sufi Sounds
2pm - 2.45pm

Soumik Datta - Sounds of Brazil and India
3.30pm - 4.30pm

DCS Shin: 80's Bhangra Music in 2018
5.15pm - 6.15pm

DANCE TENT

Bhangra Tots: Family Engagement through Bhangra Dance
1.15pm - 1.35pm & 2.45pm - 3.05pm

Manushi Dance: Classical Kathak Dance
1.40pm - 2pm & 3.10pm - 3.30pm

Leena Patel and Troupe: Contemporary Bollywood
4.30pm - 4.45pm

Kim Bormann: Closing Ceremony
5pm - 5.15pm

WORKSHOPS AND ACTIVITIES

Throughout the afternoon you will find food and craft stalls, a children's fairground, face-painting and mehndi, carom board games, Rangoli workshops and artwork and lots of activities for families and young people.

WELL-BEING TENT

From lively Bollywood Zumba to yoga, puppetry and storytelling with Mashi Theatre.

POETRY CORNER

Kavya Raang and friends recite multi-lingual poetry.

Sarah Sayeed - resident of Jaipur Literature Festival 2018 interactive creative writing workshop and performance.

UNESCO Nottingham City of Literature pop up Library, 30 key South Asian literature books over 30 years, as well as School of Languages.

FREE

All Ages

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Acknowledgements

We would like to acknowledge the financial support new art exchange has received from our funders and partners.

Supported by

Logos for; Arts Council England, Nottingham City Council

Capital funders

Logos for; Nottingham City Council, East Midlands Development Agency, Neighbourhood Development Company, European Regional Development Fund, Greater Nottingham Partnership, Arts Council England