Nottingham Mela 2018: (Un)Folding Time

29 August 2018 - 2 September 2018

Hockley: Wednesday 29 August - Saturday 1 September | New Art Exchange: Saturday 1 September | Arboretum Park: Sunday 2 September

Join us to celebrate 30 years of Nottingham Mela, our annual celebration of South Asian arts and culture for all the family. Experience spectacular dance, music and family activities, Henna, Mendi, delicious street food and more in venues across Nottingham. The 2018 Mela will be at New Art Exchange, Hockley and the free family day finale will be at the Arboretum Park.

Sunday 26 August

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Shiraz Directed by Franz Osten
Broadway Cinema, £9 (concessions available)

Wednesday 29 August

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Zoe Rahman Trio
Peggy's Skylight, £10

Thursday 30 August

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Subhash Viman Gorania and Jyoti Kainth Dance Double Bill
Nottingham Arts Theatre, £6

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Jasmine Rodgers & Mendi
Jamcafé, FREE

Friday 31 August

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Converse ft Vidya Patel and Shammi Pithia
Nottingham Arts Theatre, £6

Saturday 1 September

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All day workshops, performances and more at New Art Exchange
New Art Exchange

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Aziz's Desi GuitR featuring Dal & The Tabla Ensemble + Surangi Maestro Gurpreet Singh
Meal and Performance from 7.30pm
Oscar & Rosie's, £17.50

Sunday 2 September

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All day family fun day at Arboretum Park.
Arboretum Park

All are welcome

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New Art Exchange
39-41 Gregory Boulevard
NG7 6BE, Uk


0115 924 8630


Opening Times

Mon: Closed

Tues -  Sat: 10:00 – 16:00

Sun: Closed

Closed Bank Holidays

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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