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Food and Drink Feast at Jimmy’s Farm
Saturday 24 Sunday 25 Monday 26 Spring Bank Holiday 2014.
If you love food and drink and want a great day out this is the one for you. Jimmy’s Farm is a wonderful place to be. Lots for adults and for kids to do and see.
FREE GUIDE AND RECIPE BOOK
Come inside our ‘Big Top’ a FREE food and drink experience for everyone. Rain or shine you will be fine!
Loads of good food and drink. Over 100 stalls. From the saucisson to the British banger. Pies, puddings, real meat, vegetarian, chocolate, fudge, fish, local food, food from around the world. The Pikestaff Inn real ale marquee. Cider, Champagne bar. Continental Market. British Market.
FREE DEMONSTRATIONS in the Celebrity Chef Kitchen all day.
FREE Caribbean bands, Brass Bands, singers, dancers and lots of fun.
FREE picnic area. Have a picnic. Bring your own blanket and treat yourself from the scores of different types of food and drink on offer.
Children (13 and under) £1
COLCHESTER FOOD AND DRINK FESTIVAL
2014 SATURDAY 28TH JUNE AND SUNDAY 29TH
The biggest and most beautiful food and drink festival in the region.
Set in 9.5 acres of award winning town centre parkland this is a gem of a festival.
FREE CELEBRITY KITCHEN demonstrating how to cook from classic to cutting edge dishes.
With over 150 different stalls some inside a circus ‘big top’ the Festival has a huge variety of choice.
FREE TASTINGS. Try before you buy.
FREE ENTERTAINMENT. Lots going on with bands and choirs. Grand opening 11am Saturday. Brass bands 11 am Sunday followed by more music.
FREE Picnic area. Have a picnic ( bring your own blanket) eat from lots of different hot and cold food stalls or even have a sit down four course meal in luxury.
The Pike Staff Inn will have a great selection of real ales and wines. Our onsite cider maker will slake the thirst of all you cider lovers. Singers will perform for your entertainment.
Food and drink from all over the world and of course our wonderful local products for you to enjoy.
FIND OUT WHAT’S ON – Look on this web site or Facebook – ‘The Colchester Food and Drink Festival’ – for updates. Follow ‘colchesterred’ twitters.
Starts 10.30 each morning ends at 5pm.
Admission £3.50 per adult.
Under 14s FREE (must be accompanied by an adult)
Responsible dog owners with well controlled dogs are welcome.
Rose & Horticultural Show. For provisional categories and classes please down load details via the green button below.
Date: 7th September 2013
THE COLCHESTER ANNUAL OYSTER FESTIVAL 2013
Lower Castle Park
7th September 2013
10.30 – 5pm
As well as the wonderful food, gift and craft stalls we have each year there will be kiddie rides, boating lake and inflatables.
A beer and wine marquee will be there for the adults plus lots of oysters.
Picnic areas. With lots of food on sale – or bring your own picnic.
There will be lots of fun for all the family including the ever popular Great British Pie Eating Competition.
The Parade of the Oysters.
This year will have a Roman theme celebrating Colchester’s most famous food with its most famous conquerors. It is rumoured that the Romans came here because of our oysters. They wrote poems and ballads to the Colchester oyster.
Each year we try and find a different way of getting the first of the season’s oysters to the Festival. This year we are bringing them up the Colne in a Roman boat, probably the first time for 2000 years!
We are building a Roman vicus (settlement) with cooking and people showing you how Romans and their neighbours lived.
Try on Roman armour.
There will be terrific fights performed to the death by our gladiators.
All set in Britain’s most beautiful park.
Under 5’s FREE
SUNDAY 3rd November 2013 COLCHESTER WINTER FAIR,
THE HIGH STREET, COLCHESTER
11am – 5pm
This is an amazing one day pre Christmas event.
SUNDAY 8TH DECEMBER 2013 COLCHESTER CHRISTMAS FAIR,
THE HIGH STREET, COLCHESTER
11am – 5pm
This amazing one day annual event has been making headlines and breaking records for years now.
Over 12,000 people crammed into the High Street last year for this brilliant market. There is food and drink, presents, traditional and exotic hot food, loads of presents and fun.
It’s the only day of the year where you can walk along our historic High Street without traffic.
The market starts at 10.30am and closes at 5pm. At 11am there is the traditional ‘cake hurling’ by the mayor from the Town Hall gallery. Catch one and be lucky for a whole year!