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Boishakhi Mela – Sunday 31st July 2016 - Weavers Fields
The Boishakhi Mela will take place on Sunday 31st July and this year will mark its return to Weavers Fields. Highlights will include an amazing main stage programme, Mela Family Zone, Arts Hub and a tantalising array of food, crafts and goods. The event is free and will take place 12:00 to 19:00. Prior to the main event a procession will depart at 11:00 following a route from Allen Gardens via Brick Lane, Montague Street and Valance Road to arrive at Weavers Fields around 12:00.
We appreciate that the event may cause residents some disruption, however our aim throughout the planning process has been to minimise disruption to local residents. We’d like to thank local residents in advance for their continued support and hope to be able to welcome you to the event. We hope you find the following information useful, however if you have any further questions or queries do contact via the details at the end of the letter.
For more detailed information for residents regarding road closures, parking restrictions, and residents hotline, please download the residents letter at the bottom of this page.
Are you coming to the Boishakhi Mela this Sunday? Please read link below, we strongly suggest you come by public transport.
Make sure you give yourself ample time - you don't want to miss your favourite acts!
The Prudential Ride London events return on the weekend of Saturday 30 and Sunday 31 July 2016 around London and Surrey and will take place on closed roads. If you're travelling through London on Sunday 31 July, find out how your journey may be affected.
- Sagacity! Festival of Older People DancingSelected dates between Fri 29 Jul 16 and Sat 30 Jul 16
- AbhijanSelected dates between Sun 19 Jun 16 and Sun 31 Jul 16
- Boishakhi Mela 2016Sun 31 Jul 16
- CM Sounds - Band In A Weekfrom Mon 1 Aug 16 until Fri 5 Aug 16
- Chris Harman - Faces: A Retrospective from Thu 4 Aug 16 until Sun 2 Oct 16
- Preparations For The Season Of Bangla Drama Now In Full Swing!posted: Wed 27 Jul 16
- The Brady Arts & Community Centre : Office Space to Let - Ideal For Arts Organisationposted: Wed 27 Jul 16
- Black History Month - money, marketing and more - last chance to get involved!posted: Fri 22 Jul 16
- Vicky Park Needs You!posted: Thu 21 Jul 16
- It's Going To Be A Great Day Out in Victoria Parkposted: Wed 20 Jul 16