Boishakhi Mela

© Tower Hamlets Council Boishakhi Mela

Celebrating Bangladeshi New Year with traditional festivities including a procession, music, dancing and food, particularly curries. The day kicks off with a procession of 300 school children and performing arts groups, and the mela continues on Brick Lane and in Weaver's Fields in Bethnal Green with live bands, DJs, a funfair, market and food stalls. This year sees the introduction of a youth stage featuring Bollywood singing star Ash King as well as other British Asian and international artists. Artist line-ups will be announced on



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