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Eden Arts, Nutkhut and the Mela Partnership wish to commission a new festival piece that will be first seen at this year’s Winter Droving in Cumbria (25/26 October). We are seeking artist/makers to design and deliver a portable (wearable) peacock...
25 years of Smethwick Mela culminated in a special music programme in Victoria Park in Birmingham. First opened in 1889 over 14 hectares, Victoria Park is a typical example of a civic, municipal park developed in city suburbs across the...
From July 2019 Never Set Eyes features as part of the Theatre and Performance Gallery at the Victoria & Albert Museum in Kensington. Following a successful tour of festivals in 2018, Nutkhut were then invited by the University of Greenwich...
“MASS" Mela Artists Showcase Sessions: An Open call for inspiring and creative artists and companies to pitch new and tour ready work. Deadline- 16th August 2019. Newcastle Mela: 25th August- Newcastle upon Tyne, UK Mela’s are an integral part of...
It's the 17th edition of the London Mela this year! New Music, new talent, the heartbeat of diverse London - for a full weekend of high quality, intergenerational and diverse craziness, get down to Southall Park on the 31 August...
GDIF 2019 14 of our national partnership organisations attended GDIF 2019 this year. A first for the Outdoor Arts sector and a first for GDIF - 3 days of shows, debates, seminars and meetings resulted in our partner orgs' booking...
Image: KHOJ © Nutkhut / Cirque Bijou co-production – Luton Mela Photo: Dev Patel The Mela Partnership and OutdoorArtsUK invite the UK Mela sector to attend a day of Outdoor Arts at the Greenwich and Docklands International Festival (GDIF). As...
Over the past two summers, we have been piloting a new way of identifying our audiences, where they come from and why they attend our events? Our audiences are intergenerational, multi, sometimes try lingual, so we've started to apply this...
The Partition of India in 1947 resulted in the largest mass migration in human history. 14 million Hindus, Muslims, Sikhs and Christians, were displaced. This lit the fuse for a series of events that not only changed the Sub-Continent but...
We're growing our Stilt Walking family of Princesses, Maharajah's and DJ's!! If you're a Stilt Walker with great character and oodles of enthusiasm then we would love to hear from you.  We're looking for walkers experienced on Pegs and Dura's...