Nottingham Mela

The Nottingham Mela is an annual festival of South Asian Arts that takes place in and around NAE.

Nottingham Mela 2022

A four day festival that took place at New Art Exchange from 1-4 September.

The theme was ‘In Joy’, for visitors to absorb and immerse themselves in different states of joy throughout the Mela festival. The Mela had a vibrant programme of live music, theatre, dance, film screenings, poetry, comedy, family friendly events and workshops. You can see the full programmes here in the digital brochure.

Hear Parmjit Sagoo, NAE’s Community Projects Producer and Organiser of the Mela on BBC Radio Nottingham (Parmjit’s interview starts about 16 minutes into the programme).