Folk & World

Meltdown Mela

Part of M.I.A.'s Meltdown

Come along with the whole family for a day of outdoor entertainment, as Meltdown Mela celebrates arts and culture from the UK’s South Asian communities.

Enjoy dancing, music and fun on our outdoor stage, with the Thames as a backdrop.

Festival Stage supported by Red Stripe

1pm – 2pm – Bollywood Dance Workshop
2.15pm – 3.15pm – Big Sing: Bollywood Breakdown
3.30pm – 4.30pm – Sahara
5pm – 7pm – DJ Ritu

Dates & times

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Riverside Terrace, Level 2, outside Royal Festival Hall



need to know

1pm – 7pm

before & after

Hot dogs from Oh My Dog! at Southbank Centre
When was the last time a hot dog made you say Oh My Dog!?
SNOG Frozen Yoghurt Bus at Southbank Centre
All aboard the Snog Bus for delicious frozen yoghurt and a top deck light show