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Various cultural celebration

Dorset Mela offers a unique experience to people in Dorset as it brings various communities together. This event offers a unique dining experience with variety of food, dance, music, live performances, handicraft, henna painting and many more activities.

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 We are delighted to share that the Dorset Mela, a vibrant cultural event, has committed to supporting the Autism Unlimited charity this year. Through their partnership, the Dorset Mela aims to raise awareness about autism and provide valuable resources to support individuals and families affected by this condition. By joining forces with Autism Unlimited, the Dorset Mela demonstrates their dedication to inclusivity and community support. Together, they will create a platform for education, understanding, and acceptance, fostering a more inclusive society for people with autism.

Dorset Mela brings a glimpse of various culture and heritage


Enjoy a range of art and crafts workshops, classical music, folk (Bollywood), rock, and pop. dance workshops to name a few.

Enjoy a vast array of world food cuisine from South Asian, British and many more. Bringing you special products, discounts and exclusive lines from clothing, jewellery, beauty and much more.



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This project is partially funded by the UK government through the UK Shared Prosperity Fund. This funding was distributed by Dorset Community Foundation working with BCP Council, via the BCP Thriving Communities Fund’

Prosperity Fund webpage: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/uk-shared-prosperity-fund-prospectus

‘The UK Shared Prosperity Fund is a central pillar of the UK government’s Levelling Up agenda and provides £2.6 billion of funding for local investment by March 2025. The Fund aims to improve pride in place and increase life chances across the UK investing in communities and
place, supporting local business, and people and skills. For more information, visit https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/uk-shared-prosperity-fund-prospectus