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Central Park

10-12 May 2019

Festival 2019

Three days of food focused family festivities are coming to Chelmsford’s Central Park in May with live music, a range of children’s entertainments and a mouth-watering combination, food and drink with some top notch live music.

Family focused food and drink festival returns to Chelmsford’s Central Park

Friday: 12.00pm-7.00pm
Saturday: 10.00am-7.00pm
Sunday: 11.00am-6.00pm

Free to enter event


Visitor Info

This free to enter event is within easy walking distance of the town and all public transport stops, getting to and from the venue couldn’t be easier  – come for a visit and stay for the day with plenty of entertainment for foodies and those who just like fun with their food. 

On the stage there will be a line-up of great artists performing across a range of genre. Alfresco dining, good food shopping, music a relaxed friendly atmosphere at this exciting new event for the Chelmsford Events Calendar. 

 International street foods, artisan grocery foods together with bars offering real ales, ciders, craft lagers, specialist spirits and plenty of fizz. 

Travel by road – Chelmsford is on the A1060 and A1016 roads and not too far from the A12

There are a number of places of interest within Chelmsford, including the 18-arch Victorian railway viaduct that spans the River Can in Central Park. One of three railway viaducts in the city that carry the Great Eastern Main Line. Chelmsford Cathedral which is located directly behind The Shire Hall. Originally called St Mary’s Church, it became a Cathedral when the Diocese of Chelmsford was created in 1914. It is officially the second smallest in England behind Derby Cathedral.



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Location & Parking

Market Location

Central Park,


A listing  of local car parks  can be found here on the Parkopedia website. Please check times.


The Festival is just a 10 min walk from the train station.



The list of traders is continually updated as the event approaches.


Beauty or the Beast Face painting

Face Painting – Variety of designs ranging from Spiderman to flowers & colourful patterns.

Elemental Jewellery Design

Hand-made sterling silver jewellery. A selection of bracelets, bangles, rings, earrings, pendants and necklaces. Contemporary in design and set with semi precious gemstones.


Handmade pieces of the highest quality, ethically-sourced, solid sterling silver jewellery encrusted with beautiful gem stones, from exceptionally talented global artists.


Our current RSPB ‘Give Nature a Home’ campaign looks to engage people of all ages with the landscape in which we live. We would like to use this opportunity to offer information on how to give nature a home, promote the health and well-being benefits of getting out in nature and tips to support their local wildlife. We also look to educate the public in the importance of species protection and offer membership benefits and details in an informal, relaxed manner. *The RSPB stand offers tastings of their rapeseed oil grown at RSPB Hope Farm, Cambridgeshire*

Charles Taylor

Handcrafted Outdoor Wooden Garden Furniture. Manufactured in the UK and delivered fully assembled to customer houses. All furniture products are made from high-quality Scandinavian redwood, using sustainable woods to ensure the quality.


Real Greek Food

Pork or chicken souvlaki in a pitta bread with tomato, tzatziki sauce, onion and fries.

The Big Butty Bar

Vegetarian & Vegan Traditional chip butties with a gourmet twist; The Cheesy One – traditional chip butty with vegan cheese, The Hot One – traditional chip butty with roasted pepper and chilli cheese, The Line Free Catch -traditional chip butty with fishless fingers and mushy peas and The Brick Lane – traditional chip butty with vegetarian indian curry along with Vegan/Vegetarian options for ‘dunking’ – Baked beans and Gravy

Ma Miel’s Caribbean Cuisine

Creole Food; Chicken Or Fish, Curried Goat, Jerk Chicken, Quinoa, Stewed Peas & Salad, Mac & Cheese, Roti’s; Creole Chicken, Creole Beef, Chickpea & Pumpkin, Caribbean Jacks (Jacket Potatoes), Patties (5 flavours – Beef, Lamb, Chicken, Salt-fish & Veggie). Rice & peas/plain rice and salad and coleslaw also available and Soft drinks.

Thainese Street Food

Thai and Chinese Street Food.


Hot Face Sauces 

Real Chilli Sauces. Made in Kent: Hot Face Sauces provides you with all your possible chilli needs including sauces, preserves, snacks, books, gifts and more! 

The Great British Cheese Company

Award winning, flavoured, waxed cheese truckles.



The Famous Last Stand

Selection of Beer, Ale, Lager, Cider, Prosecco, Wine and Gin.

Jaccs Coffee

Coffee beans. Hot chocolate and coffee drinks.

Snow White Catering

Ice Cream & Slush Van.

Fallen Angel Brewery

Artisan hand crafted beers & ciders

Wordstop limited t/a Beachbox Cafe

Artisan Coffee, tea, herbal teas, hot chocolate, water, small kids juice box, cold drinks Nitro cold brew coffee, snacks, Homemade bags made out of coffee sacks.


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