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We're looking for a Social Media Guru to join our team on behalf of the Mela Partnership! If you have a great knowledge and enthusiasm for all things social online then we'd love to hear from you. The Mela Partnership...
With the public spaces we consider as our venues closed and the world around us making it difficult to comprehend how we’ll be able to get back to ‘doing what we do’ we want you to know that we’re here...
The Arts Council England’s response to the Covid-19 pandemic is providing unprecedented support to Individuals and organisations within the creative industries. As part of that support Outdoor Arts UK have funding available to freelance and self-employed individuals working within the outdoor...
In these unprecedented circumstances, the situation is uncertain and unsettling for us all, however we intend to do everything possible to support our artists, colleagues, communities, audiences and friends during this period of distancing and isolation. Please continue to stay...
Nutkhut and Ali Williams Productions are looking for performers for an exciting new outdoor touring show called Princess and the Chickpea. The Princess and the Chickpea is an introduction, through storytelling, circus, dance and comedy to the interconnected strands of...
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...