Mela Making – Community Takeover at JHG

exhibition and workshops

Wednesday 5th - Saturday 8th June


John Hansard Gallery, 142–144 Above Bar Street

Wednesday 5 June – Saturday 8 June 11am–5pm

Celebrate the vibrancy of the Southampton Mela Festival in this colourful display of costumes, saris, musical instruments and photographs. Drop in and develop new skills in designing and making large scale banners to be displayed at the next Mela on Saturday 13 July in Hoglands Park.

Art Asia showcases the rich vitality of South Asian Arts to audiences across the South East region. They founded the Southampton Mela Festival in 2001, which attracts over 25,000 people each year to enjoy, be inspired and surprised by community talent, emerging and established artists and performers.

On Saturday 8 June, 12–4pm join us for free, family friendly fun with our drop-in banner making workshop.

John Hansard opening times Tuesday to Saturday 11am–5pm

For more information about John Hansard Gallery or Community Takeover visit their website here