MIDDLESBROUGH MELA: Huge North East multicultural festival returns this Summer
Middlesbrough Mela is back for 2021, with a jam packed programme of Food, Live Music, Dance, Film and much more!
The North East Multicultural Festival was forced online last year due to the pandemic but this year it's delighted to welcome visitors back in person.
The event will be held as three Micro Mela events to ensure the safety of it's guests.
Restrictions on numbers at the event may apply, on a first come first served basis.
These smaller events will allow organisers to implement Covid secure measures if necessary, ensuring the safety of visitors and staff.
The traditional Sports Mela will be making a return to Albert Park at the end of July (date TBC), offering up 'fun in the sun wit a sporty twist' like Mela yoga, tennis and roller skating.
The Family Mela will be held in Albert Park on Sunday 8 August, with a jam-packed programme including street food from around the world, live music, dance workshops, a circus tent and a funfair.
Middlesbrough Town Hall will also be hosting a micro Mela weekend on 14 and 15 August. Where you can expect street food, live comedy and world music.
Mieka Smiles, Middlesbrough Council's Executive Member for Culture, Communities & Education said: "Middlesbrough Mela is such an important event for the town and its communities, so it's amazing to see it back for 2021.
"Although we're running much smaller events to keep people safe, there's still plenty for people of all ages to enjoy. It's a real celebration of the diversity of our town."
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