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Spot yourself at Preston Asian Mela on the Flag Market

Dancers wore traditional South Asian costumes Hundreds of people sweltered on the Flag Market as South Asian culture took over proceedings. Shoppers saw bangra beats laid down, tasty dishes served […]

10 months ago
Here’s what’s on at Preston Flag Market for summer 2018

The city’s Flag Market is becoming a hub of events during the summer – from comic heroes to a celebration of Preston’s Asian community. Summer Saturdays mean there’s something happening […]

1 year ago
Spot yourself at Preston’s Mela on the Flag Market

A dancer entertains the crowds in the sunshine A dancer entertains the crowds in the sunshine A celebration of Preston’s Asian community took place in the city centre. Music, dancing and food was on the agenda as the […]

2 years ago
In pictures: South Asian Mela on Preston Flag Market

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. The Mini Mela, which used to be a much larger event in Avenham Park, has moved […]

3 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston Mela on lookout for a new trustee to join board

Preston Mela on Avenham Park in 2011 Pic: Paul Swarbrick Preston Mela is seeking a new trustee to help it put on its annual Asian festival. The event, which promotes Asian culture and arts in the city, wants someone new […]

5 years ago
Asian culture and sounds to be celebrated at 15th Preston Mela

Dancing and music at the Mela in 2011 A celebration of Asian dance, food and music will take place at the end of June on Preston’s Flag Market. The 15th Preston Mela moves from its traditional hme of […]

6 years ago
Guilder Guest Post: Olympic torch relay and Preston Mela

I had the pleasure of stewarding two fantastic events this weekend, and I thought it would be nice to share my thoughts on how things went. Olympic torch relay Just […]

7 years ago
Preston Mela makes seamless move to Guild Hall

Preston Mela Preston Mela was just as successful as ever on Sunday, despite its move to the Guild Hall due to poor weather. A decision was made earlier on in the week […]

7 years ago
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