Boishakhi Mela 2019

Sunday 30 June 2019

Book a stall

The London Borough of Tower Hamlets invites you to trade at the Boishakhi Mela 2019, taking place in Weavers Fields on Sunday 30 June from 12noon until 6:45pm.

After the success of last year’s event the Council is once more promising a spectacular line-up, celebrating the very best in Bangladeshi arts, music and culture. It is now established as the largest Boishakhi Mela celebration outside Bangladesh, with regular attendance of over 40,000 visitors with international and UK-based acts (2018 included Chirkutt and Ashik).

We welcome stall bookings from traders interested in selling food, crafts and goods and from Registered Charities to provide information only about their services.

Please note that this year, all bookings to trade at Boishakhi Mela must be made online.

Paper copies of the application form are no longer available and will not be accepted.

Please ensure that you read the package details and terms and conditions in full before submitting your booking.

All bookings must be submitted by 12noon on Friday 31 May.

Please note cancellation charges will apply if you fail to cancel by Friday 31 May.

High Risk Food Traders

£960.00 plus VAT (total cost £1,152.00)

i.e. All hot food and food that requires refrigeration, as well as foods containing high risk ingredients.

High Risk Food booking

Low Risk Food Traders

£200.00 (VAT exempt, total cost £200.00) + an additional £75.00 for chopping of coconuts/coconut jelly/watermelons.

i.e. Uncooked foods that do not require refrigeration and do not have high risk ingredients e.g. Chanachur (Bombay Mix) or Jhal Muri (Puffed Rice).

Low Risk Food booking

Crafts and Goods

£100.00 (VAT exempt, total cost £100.00) + an additional £75 for additional rail space.

Pre-approved crafts and goods only. No sale of helium balloons or any food permitted. No promotional activity and/or corporate branding permitted.

Crafts and goods booking

Registered Charities

£25.00 (VAT exempt, total cost £25.00)

The purpose of these stalls is to provide information only. No sale of crafts, goods or food permitted. No promotional activity and/or corporate branding permitted. Only Registered Charities will be permitted.

Registered charities booking

Further information

Further information on what food and beverages qualify as high risk and low risk foods are detailed in the booking forms.

How to book your stall

Please complete the relevant online booking form. The final deadline is 12 noon on Friday 31 May 2019.

Please read the terms and conditions carefully before submitting your booking form. Please note if you complete an online booking and wish to cancel your booking you must do so by 12noon on Friday 31 May 2019.

Any cancellations received after this deadline will incur the full booking charge.

If you have any further queries, please call 0207 364 7926 (10am – 1pm, Mon- Fri) or email

Celebrate the summer in style at the Boishakhi Mela. An exciting mix of modern and popular entertainment from Bangladesh and the local community. A great, free day out for the whole family.

Free admission

Weavers Fields, London, E2 6HD
Sunday 30 June 2019



Weavers Fields
E2 6HD
30 June 2019