Exhibition celebrates melas in Nottingham and Bradford


Nottingham and Bradford's mela festivals are the focus of a new exhibition.

"Coming of Age" explores 21 years of melas, with the two cities acknowledged to have hosted the UK's first ones.

The public can see the exhibition at Nottingham's New Art Exchange until 24 July, and in Bradford's Cartwright Hall between 7 August and 7 November.

Naseem Khan, arts policy advisor, said the events brought hundreds together.

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