The following includes essential information about Glasgow Mela. If you require any additional information prior to
attending the event, please contact us Phone 0141 287 8985 or email
Festival Map: Download a PDF version of the 2015 festival map here: copies of this will be handed out by volunteers at the festival. This map shows the location of all sanitary facilities, first aid provision, the lost children area and the information point.
Accessible FacilitiesThere will be a range of seating located throughout the park for patrons and visitors
Stewards - Glasgow Life will ensure that all stewards and security
personnel receive a briefing on disability, inclusion and diversity
awareness. Stewards will be provided with a map of access provisions and
will follow best practice level of supervision for the accessible
viewing areas. Please note that the disabled access facilities at Glasgow’s Mela are for audience members with permanent disabilities.
Accessible Parking - On street parking is available, however please check parking meters for restrictions.
Taxi Drop-Off - The most convenient areas for taxis to drop off visitors to the event are Jubilee Gates on Royal Terrace for the main event site and the Public Toilets on Kelvin Way for visitors to the Bandstand.
Guide Dogs and Assistance Animals will be granted access to Glasgow Mela. Water can be provided on request.
Food & Drink - All vendors have been briefed to ensure they offer an equal service to audience members with accessible needs and Glasgow Life has created accessible routes to and from vendor locations.
Sanitary Provision - Glasgow Life have provided temporary toilet facilities including accessible toilet facilities throughout Kelvingrove Park for the duration of the event. Information on the location of these facilities will be clearly signposted.
Weather: Glasgow’s Mela takes place outdoors so visitors should consider the ground conditions and unpredictable weather when deciding what equipment to bring.
Filming and Photography: By entering Kelvingrove Park during Glasgow Mela you give your consent to being included in any of our filming or photography activity and that any of the images of you captured may also be used by us or any of our partner organisations for promotional purposes. Please speak to a member of staff onsite if you have any concerns.
220 High Street
Glasgow G4 OQW
0141 287 8985