Tag: Eastleigh Mela

Eastleigh Mela will feature giant naan bread

Eastleigh Mela will be celebrating it’s ninth year tomorrow (Sunday 6 July) with an attempt by Hampshire firefighters to break the world record for the world’s largest naan bread. As usual the popular community event will be held on Leigh Road recreation ground with participants and performers from a range of diverse backgrounds such as…

Eastleigh Music Fest in ticket sales flop

Although the council had promised crowds of up to 15,000 people visiting July’s Eastleigh Music Festival – it has just been revealed that only 683 tickets were sold. A freedom of information request submitted by local campaigner Matthew Myatt shows even fewer tickets were sold than last years disappointing 730 and that for the second…

Thousands flock to Eastleigh Mela

Brilliant sunshine teamed up with the Asian Welfare and Cultural Association yesterday to come to the rescue of Eastleigh council’s dead duck music festival as the annual Mela drew in thousands of local people. A carnival atmosphere prevailed with ethnic sounds to jig around to and stalls of ethnic food to sample – including Asian…