Friday 31st August. Free Event 8.30pmMain event days Saturday 1st and Sunday 2nd September
Leith Links, LeithThe only entrance into the Mela is from Duncan Place off Duke Street, EH6
Events and Pricing: Edinburgh Mela Festival Day Pass – Saturday 1st & Sunday 2nd September, 12 noon to 8.30pm. This is £3.00 per 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.
Ticket Collection:Hub Tickets will operate a box office on-site. Opening times for this box office are:Saturday 1st September, 11am – 8.30pmSunday 2nd September, 11am – 8.30pm Tickets will be available to collect from Hub tickets until 5pm Friday 31st August, thereafter the Mela box office will be the point of collection
Mela website for further information – www.edinburgh-mela.co.uk
Event InformationLive Music • Outdoor Theatre • Visual Arts • Fashion • Dance • Food • Children’s Activities
Arriving: The only way into the Mela is from Duncan Place off Duke Street, EH6. The way to leave is through the marked Exits.
Accessibility: The site is fully accessible, although the Festival is an outdoor event on a mostly grass surface. Assistance is available for disabled patrons at the box office and the site entrance.
Facilities: The site is equipped with toilets, including accessible toilets and baby changing/breastfeeding facilities.
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: 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. Edinburgh Waverley is the nearest train station located just a 30 minute walk from the festival site.
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.