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Sunday 23 June 2019 Kelvingrove Park

Glasgow Mela

Glasgow Mela is Scotland's biggest free multicultural festival, bursting with live music, theatre performances, exotic mouth-watering foods from around the globe and fun for all ages. 

The Glasgow Mela is heading back to Kelvingrove Park this Summer for a celebration of Glasgow’s diversity and its many communities. We are already busy making plans and developing the programme and we’ll unveil more details as we get them, but we hope you will get the date in the diary and come and join us for what will be another unforgettable Glasgow Mela. See you on Sunday 23 June 2019!

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Traders and Caterers

Applications for Glasgow Mela 2019 are now open!

Take part in one of Glasgow's major events this Summer and reach thousands of customers.

The catering and stalls are a key programming strand of the Glasgow Mela. Glasgow Life Events are seeking competent and suitably qualified caterers and traders to deliver high quality products at the event. 

How to apply

- Download the below Information Sheet relevant to your application and read through it -carefully.

- Follow the relevant link below to complete your application.

We have a NEW process for 2019 applicaitons which allows you to submit all answers and documentation at one time through an online form.


Information Sheet

High Volume Catering Application Form


Information Sheet

Specialist Catering Application Form


Information Sheet

Traders Application Form

Please make sure you have read all of the attached information before you start to complete your application as each contains important information unique to this event which you will need ot know before you apply.

Should you have any questions or need further clarification on any points please get in touch via email or telephone.


Telephone: 0141 287 8985

Applications must be submitted to the event organisers by Monday 8th April 2019.

All application forms must be accompanied by the requested documentation specified on the document checklist. 

It will not be possible to submit you application without the requested documentation and subsequently any applicants that fail to attach all required documentation may be subject to refusal by the Organisers.

Late applications will not be accepted.

Find out more about our bespoke Glasgow Mela sponsorship packages and about the commercial benefits of working with Scotland’s biggest outdoor multi-cultural event by emailing 

Glasgow Mela: BEST MELA at the UK Bhangra Awards 2018!