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Bradford Mela Rules!

From hot Summer sun on Saturday
to the heavens opening on Sunday,
it was a great Bradford Mela weekend 2005! Take a look back and enjoy!

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"A CONTRARY AFFAIR!" BRADFORD'S BEST @ THE FEST! camera
shazia mirza

Stephen went to see Shazia Mirza (left) and Dylan Moran as part of the final Festival weekend. "Unmissable!"

operatorsix in action at raw talent, bradford BBC Raw Talent came to Bradford Festival to showcase the city's top bands. Were YOU there?
'FRINGE'-WORTHY FESTIVAL! VILLAGE PEOPLE!
shazia mirza

Who was on the Fringe in 2005? From Chumbawamba (left) to hip hop, this is the lowdown!

bradford vision tent at mela Giant soap bubbles and hovercraft racing....Bradford Vision Village at the Mela had a bit of everything!
"THANK YOU BRADFORD!" BARRETT IN BRADFORD!
metz and trix

Superstar MCs Metz and Trix made a surprise appearance at Bradford Mela. We grabbed 'em for a chat!

rob brydon We chatted with the MASTER of Chat, Keith Barrett, as he headed for Bradford Festival!
DALVINDER DROPS IN! BRADFORD'S MUSICAL IS A HIT!
dalvinder singh

We caught up with Bhangra star Dalvinder Singh for a quick chat moments before he wowed the huge crowd!

drummer at the mela After months of preparation, Bradford: The Musical finally went public at the Mela!
PREPARING TO PARADE! "OFF TO HELL IN A HANDBASKET"
percussion instrument at the mela's parade tent

Everyone at this year's Mela was asked to do their bit for Bradford's Lord Mayor's Parade!

fingerprint and magnifying glass Ahead of her visit to Bradford during the city's Festival, we spoke to crimewriter Val McDermid!
"IT'S ABOUT COMMUNICATION!" GETTING RID OF RAMBO
katherine canoville

How do you organize the biggest Mela in the country? It wasKath Canoville's (left) job to do just that.

story-telling Find out how a storytelling session at the Mela was part of one of Bradford's "best-kept secrets."
A NEW HOME AT THE 'BROAD FORD'! FESTIVAL FEVER, MELA MAGIC! camera
bradford refugee week logo

This year's Festival saw a celebration of people seeking a new home at the 'Broad Ford' - Bradford!

clown at 2004 bradford festival Take a look back at 2004's Bradford Festival and Bradford Mela! We were there, were YOU?
demo-lition: send us your demos now! Catch up on BBC TV and Radio. Watch and listen now.
west yorkshire in pictures

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What's on across West Yorkshire? From gigs to the top ten films, from clubbing to the theatre - it's all here!

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raw talent

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BBC Bradford and West Yorkshire
National Museum of Photography,
Film and Television,
Bradford
BD1 1NQ
(+44) 01274 841051
bradford@bbc.co.uk
westyorkshire@bbc.co.uk



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BBC Bradford and West Yorkshire, National Museum of Photography, Film and Television, Bradford, BD1 1NQ,
Tel 01274 841051


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