Essex Festivals


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May 2023

Creamfields South
Hylands House, Chelmsford
Friday 26th May 2023 to Sunday 28th May 2023
“This multi-stage event brings a mix of big-hitting superstars and global underground legends including Calvin Harris, Fat Boy Slim, and Becky Hill.”
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Festival in the Gardens
Braintree and Bocking Public Gardens
Saturday 27th May 2023 to Sunday 28th May 2023
Two day music festival, with headliners Miss Disco and Missing Andy.
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June 2023

EA Festival
Hedingham Castle, Castle Hedingham
Saturday 10th June and Sunday 11th June 2023
“An exciting line-up that features top creative leaders in literature, lifestyle, media, music, comedy, spoken word, art, history, philosophy, environment and more.”
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Leigh Folk Festival
Various locations, Leigh on Sea
Thursday 22nd June 2023 to Sunday 25th June 2023
“More than 100 free performances across six stages and venues are at the festival’s heart, plus a special intimate ticketed evening concert and open-air comedy gala, which are not to be missed.”
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Harwich Festival
Various locations in Harwich
Saturday 22nd June 2023 to Sunday 2nd July 2023
An eclectic range of artists at an interesting range of locations over a couple of weeks in the summer in a quirky corner of Essex.
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July 2023

90s Rewind Festival
Harrow Lodge Park, Hornchurch, ESSEX, RM11 1JU.
Friday 14th July 2023.
“A brand new event for Essex – 90s Rewind Festival! Taking you back to the 90s with some of your favourite acts of the decade.”
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Essex Tribute Fest
Harrow Lodge Park, Hornchurch, RM11 1JU
Saturday 15th July 2023, 2pm – 10pm
“Brought to you by local mental health charity Mind in Havering, Barking & Dagenham, this year’s outdoor concert is your chance to see 9 fantastic live tribute acts.”
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West Mersea Food & Drink Festival + Rock The Dock 2023
The Boatyard, Victory Dock, Coast Road, West Mersea
Friday 4th August 2023 midday to Sunday 6th August 2023 8.30pm
“Expect a quintessentially British seaside event in a unique location celebrating ‘local’ with makers & shakers from the vibrant Mersea & Essex food & drink industry.”
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