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In pictures: South Asian Mela on Preston Flag Market

Posted on - 10th July, 2016 - 5:04pm | Author - | Posted in - City Centre, Events, Photos, Preston City Centre
Drummers and dancers on the Flag Market Pic: Paul Melling

Drummers and dancers on the Flag Market Pic: Paul Melling

Preston’s Flag Market came alive with a celebration of the city’s South Asian community.

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The Mini Mela, which used to be a much larger event in Avenham Park, has moved to the city centre.

From 12noon to 4pm on Saturday (9 July) there was traditional dance and music.

Crowds gathered to see the performances as the city’s Asian community showed how they party.

Related: From colourful mazes to steam engines, what else is on at the Flag Market?

Paul Melling was down there to snap some of the colourful outfits and dances on display.

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Did you go to the Mela? What did you think? Let us know in the comments below and feel free to add photos and videos

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