Midlothian Mela

Midlothian Mela Online 2021 will take place on Saturday 6th March 10am-5pm.  Midlothian Mela is part of Equal Midlothian Week Online 2021.  You can access our full list of events here or view via our calendar here.

The Midlothian Mela is an annual FREE fun family friendly event bringing together people from Midlothian’s varied communities! Music, dance, artistic performances, creative workshops, complementary therapies, delicious food, relaxation and activities for children are all on offer as part of this exciting event

The Midlothian Mela is held as part of Equal Midlothian Week and is organised by Midlothian People’s Equality Group (MPEG) in partnership with Midlothian Council, People First (Scotland), Health in Mind and others.  If you are an organisation, performer or volunteer and would like to get involved with the Mela then please get in touch!

Due to ongoing COVID-19 restrictions the Midlothian Mela 2021 will be held online.  Please see our News and Events section for the most up to date info about what’s on and how to book free spaces at events and workshops.

“Variety of entertainment, tastes of food (very good!), friendly staff and a wheelchair friendly venue – fantastic afternoon”


“Everyone was positive and happy!”


“Spectacular, incredible!”


“It is the best place I’ve been to!”


“All of the entertainment was suitable for my children”


“I enjoyed dancing, henna and the lovely food!”