Food and Drink Festivals in Essex


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Essex Food and Drink Fair
Cressing Temple Barns, Witham, Essex CM77 8PD
Saturday 15th July 2023 and Sunday 16th July 2023
A huge range of food and drink offering with something to whet everyone’s appetite and whistle, and cooking demonstrations and tastings throughout the day.
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Billericay Food and Drink Festival
Billericay Town FC, New Lodge, Blunts Wall Rd, Billericay CM12 9SA
Sunday 23rd July 2023, 11am to 5pm
Showcasing over 50 food and drink stands to enjoy on the day or take away including cheese, wine, gin, prosecco, seafood, gourmet burgers, private catering, luxury hampers and so much more!
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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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Sausage and Cider Festival – August
Central Park, Chelmsford
Saturday 5th August 2023, 2pm to 11pm
“Over 50m of bars with craft cider from around the uk, cocktails, beers and great food vendors with 12+ types of sausage flavour and other street food vendors available on site.”
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Meadow Croft Food & Drink Festival
Meadow Croft Garden Centre, Woodham Road, Battlesbridge, Wickford, SS11 7QU
Saturday 12th August 2023, 10am to 6pm and Sunday 13th August 2023, 10am to 4pm
“With over 30 stalls, we host a selection of some of the finest artisan food & drink suppliers we can find, many of which are based locally.”
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