About Us

The Big John's Birmingham Mela is being organised to celebrate the diversity of the South Asian Community in Birmingham through its culture, food, sport, art and entertainment. The Mela in its 17th year in 2017, is going to be bigger and better than ever, and there is something for everyone to celebrate. With over 40,000 visitors this free annual event in Cannon Hill Park in the heart of Birmingham is truly an inclusive, open and diverse event, which promises fun for the whole family. 

The programme includes: Stage performances of Local, National and International artists, funfair rides, a sports area hosting traditional sports activities, including cricket , weightlifting and kabaddi, an Asian bazaar with clothing, jewellery, music and craft stalls and a whole host of catering units selling traditional Asian food.

If you are interested in being part of this spectacular event then download a copy of our event sponsorship pack which outlines the massive opportunities for businesses, organisations and individuals. The pack also contains the an application form for those who wish to have a stall at the event and the cost of the different stalls. Please fill in the application form and send it to us before the 1st July 2017.