This event has no further performances scheduled at this time
Edinburgh Mela Festival
Saturday 3rd and Sunday 4th September
Leith Links, Leith.
Events and Pricing:
Edinburgh Mela Festival Day Pass – Saturday 3rd & Sunday 4th September, 12 noon to 8.30pm.
This is £2.00 before midnight on Friday 2nd September or £2.50 on the day.
Children aged 12 & under are free but still need to be issued with a ticket.
All ticket holders require a wristband which they must wear securely to gain entry to the site.
Hub Tickets will operate a box office on-site. Opening times for this box office are:
Saturday 3rd September, 11am – 8.30pm
Sunday 4th September, 11am – 8.30pm
Tickets will be available to collect from Hub tickets until Friday 2nd September, thereafter the Mela box office will be the point of collection
Mela website for further information – www.edinburgh-mela.co.uk
Live Music • Outdoor Theatre • Visual Arts • Sport • Fashion • Dance • Food • Children’s Activities
Things you need to know about the Edinburgh Mela Festival…
Arriving: The only way into the Mela is from the corner of Duke Street and East Hermitage Place (marked on the map).
Leaving: The way to leave is through the marked Exit.
Accessibility: The site is fully accessible, although the Festival is an outdoor event on a mostly grass surface.
Facilities: The site is equipped with toilets, including accessible toilets and baby changing/breastfeeding facilities.
Assistance: Assistance is available for disabled patrons at the box office and the site entrance.
Parking: the Edinburgh Mela Festival is not able to provide a parking facility. Parking in the surrounding area is very limited and will be strictly controlled by parking measures, including vehicle uplift for illegally parked vehicles. Due to this, Edinburgh Mela advises that patron’s use public transport to travel to the event. If you need to travel by car for part of your journey please consider the use of one of Edinburgh's many Park and Ride facilities. For more information visit www.edinburgh.gov.uk/internet/transport/parking/cec_park_and_rides
Disabled Parking: a limited number of parking spaces are available on site for disabled people and are marked on the map. These can be accessed from John’s Place. All vehicles parked here must display a Blue Badge Permit.
Public Transport: Please consider travelling to the Festival by public transport.
Lothian Buses: A large number of Lothian Buses services travel to Leith Links. Numbers 12, 21, 25, 34 & 35 go directly to the site while services 7, 10, 14, 16, 22 & 45 stop nearby at Leith Walk.
Train: Edinburgh Waverley is the nearest train station located just a 30 minute walk from the festival site. For train times and information please visit www.nationalrail.co.uk/
Seating: The Big Top contains a number of seats and there are a limited number of tables and chairs or benches around the rest of the site.
Information: There is an information point on site where you can access programme details or ask for assistance if you have a query. This also acts as a ‘Meeting Point’ for lost persons. There are also Festival volunteers, staff and stewards throughout the site to help you.
First Aid: There is a medical facility and staff on site.
Litter: please help to keep the site clean by using the litter and recycling facilities provided.