What's On

What you can expect at Glasgow Mela 2024

Come along to Scotland's biggest multi-cultural celebration in Kelvingrove Park on Sunday 23rd June from 12 noon - 8 pm for FREE. 

Check out our programme of entertainment and interactive activities below.

Stage Programme

Glasgow Sitare 12:05 - 12:20

Latina Dance Project 12:30 - 13:00

The Ghungroo Revolution 13:10 - 13:40

Abhinaya 13:50 - 14:10

Masti 14:25 - 15:05

Haji Meer Ali Khan-Qawwali 15:20 - 16:00

Gtown Desi 16:10 - 16:30

Rameet Sandhu 16:40 - 17:10

Bombay Talkie/Bhangra Beatles 17:25 - 18:05

Roach Killa 18:15 - 18:55

Apache Indian 19:05 - 19:45

RCS Ensemble 12:05 - 12:25

Tripping Tones 12:40-13:10

TJ Singh 13:20-13:30

Seang 13:40-14:10

Voices of Argyll 14:25-14:45

TJ Singh 15:00-15:10

Devi 15:25 - 15:55

Rootless 16:10 -16:40

Saloni 16:55-17:25

Abira Shah 17:40-18:40

The Stories Grandma Forgot & The Hidden Story of Estie Noor: Author Talk with Nadine Aisha Jassat  13:00 - 13:45

Workshops running 14:00 - 16:00

  • Textile Upcycling with OSCH/Glasgow Museums
  • The Kavya Prize: Food and Cultural Identity in Conversation

Glasgow Mela Big Singalong with Glasgow Sitare 16:00 - 17:00

Come along and learn some Bollywood and Hindi film songs!

Performer Gallery


Come and Try Sports

Hockey, fencing, volleyball and other sports activities are set up for you and your family to have a come and try session in the tennis court and bowling green from 1 pm  to 5 pm.

Archery can also be found within the main event site.


Workshops

We have two FREE to join workshops, both running from 2 pm until 4 pm at the Kelvingrove Bandstand. 

The Kavya Prize: Food and Cultural Identity in Conversation

Join us for an interactive panel conversation about the importance of culinary stories in cultural continuity for the Asian diaspora.

Textile Upcycling with Our Shared Cultural Heritage

Discover more about textile upcycling in this workshop which has been facilitated by OSCH.

Workshop Gallery

The Kavya Prize: Food and Cultural Identity in Conversation
Textile Upcycling with Our Shared Cultural Heritage

Artist in Residence

Local interdisciplinary artist Malini Chakrabarty will be in the park capturing Glasgow Mela on her camera to showcase the event through her eyes in both photo and illustration form.

Keep a look out and let her know what you most love about Glasgow Mela.

Food and Market Stalls

There are a range of food and gifting stalls throughout the park. You’ll find everything from fabric and henna to samosas and mango lassi.

Food and Market Stalls

There will be photography and filming throughout the day at Glasgow Mela 2024. If you do not consent to this then please make the photographer / videographers aware at the time of capturing.