Have you ever been chased by a ‘Chappal’ before?
A generation or three of Mela goer’s will know what I mean and for those that don’t, never fear – think of a sandal or a slipper, reveal the toes – add some sparkly stuff and hey presto!
Our latest R & D with Bureau of Silly Ideas, premiered in Kent and the West Midlands, to two very different audiences.
We were keen to test the waters, with both the technology and the sketch based narrative.
Watch out for the runaway Chappal in 2019 or be chased!
We attended the Great Get Together at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in Stratford on 24th June. Jay Kumar and his fantastic Bollywood workshop full of fun and energy entertained the crowds at this family friendly event that saw over 10,000 people celebrate the diversity of East London.
Never set eyes on the Land is our newest installation and part of Nutkhut’s Defining Moment projects.
With the support of the Heritage Lottery fund we’ve been working with the amazing designing duo Abby and Alice as well as some wonderful community groups and volunteers to bring you this reflective piece about Partition.
Capturing parts of this momentous event in 20th century history we feel very privileged to have had the opportunity to chat with and learn from Partition survivors.
Never set eyes on the Land opens at the Greenwich & Docklands International Festival and is part of their programme from 22nd – 24th June.
In collaboration with Walk the Plank and Dhol Academy we’re bringing back the largest Dhol Drum in the world and visiting a variety of Mela Partnership mela’s up and down the country this summer!
Starting off at the Manchester Mega Mela on 21st July we’ll also be visiting Luton Mela, Bradford Mela, London Mela and Newcastle Mela this year!
Be prepared to be amazed as this fantastic spectacle twists and turns, surprising audiences young and old.