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Another Zoom Event in West Susse


12-14 July 2019

Food Festival with
Rhythm & Blues

Street Food, Grocery Stalls, Children’s Entertainment, Live Music, Ale, Cider, Craft Lager, Gin & Prosecco Bars, Alfresco Dining Area

Toe Tappin, Finger Lickin Family Focused Fun!

Friday: 12.00am-9.00pm
Saturday: 10.00am-9.00pm
Sunday: 11.00am-6.00pm

Please note:

Discounted Early Bird Tickets will be available until 1st june 2019 (save up to 50% compared to on the day prices). VIP, family and other concessions, including some free tickets are available.

Please read the notes on this page regarding each ticket type, it contains very important information for all ticket holders and may affect your entry to the event.  Those without tickets, the appropriate identification or information may not be admitted.



Download the Event Flyer PDF Here


Visitor Info

Anyone with an appetite for good food and great music will love to indulge in the Chichester Food Festival with Rhythm & Blues in Priory Park. Set against the wonderful backdrop of a historic site, there will be a mouth-watering combination of international street foods, artisan grocery foods together with bars offering real ales, ciders, craft lagers, specialist spirits and plenty of fizz. 

Alongside the stalls, the live music stage will host a line-up of great artists performing across a range of genre including jazz, blues, swing and rock ‘n’ roll.  

Children’s entertainment, rides and slides make this a family friendly event with a parent/carer and child area set aside. 

Alfresco dining, good food shopping, music and family fun combine in a relaxed friendly atmosphere at this new event

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Ticket Order Information

Please ensure you enter a valid email for your ticket purchase. The tickets will be emailed to that address.

If you do not receive your ticket and confirmation to your email address within half an hour of placing your order, please contact Market Square Group on 01832 281 274 for assistance.

Please print one copy of each ticket – multiple copies cannot be used to enter an event.

Early Bird Tickets

Until 31st March 2019, we are offering a maximum of 500 early bird tickets at each day of this event at up to 50% off the on the day ticket price. Overall numbers are limited by venue capacity and we cannot guarantee on the day entry.

Concession Tickets

Disabled ticket holders will need to bring one of the following for their carer to be admitted free of charge:

  • Entitlement to Disability Living Allowance for children under 16 or Personal Independent payments for those aged 16-64, either in the form of a letter stating that the benefit has been awarded, or the actual Allowance book
  • Attendance Allowance or Carer’s Allowance letter of award
  • Incapacity Benefit books, or a letter notifying the recipient that the benefit has been awarded
  • A Blue or Orange badge, or
  • In the case of visual impairment, a registration card known as the BD8 or a Certificate of Visual Impairment (CVI)
  • Carers will need to purchase a free carers ticket (this is a requirement due venue number limits)

Wheelchair Users

We endeavour to ensure that our events are wheelchair friendly. However, if you are purchasing a concession ticket as a wheelchair user, please telephone Market Square Group on 01832 281 274 at the time of booking to confirm the exact arrangements we have made for your event.


  • Will be required to show a current student ID or NUS card.

Childrens Tickets

For children aged under 12, an accompanying adult will need to book a free child ticket for each child. This ensures we are able to keep track of the total number of people entering the venue.

Children aged 12 – 17 must be accompanied by an adult and will require the relevant reduced rate child ticket for each child.

18’s and over will require an adult or concession ticket as applicable.


Family Ticket

A family ticket can be purchased for up to 2 adults and 3 children (aged up to and including 17 years old). This ticket can provide a saving if you have multiple children within your party aged between 12 and 17 years old.

VIP Tickets

Our VIP packages are ideal for groups of friends or corporate outings. They include 8 adult entry tickets to the festival on one day, 8 event programmes, reserved table and covered seating throughout the chosen event day, priority table position close to the live music stage, 16 tokens which can be exchanged at the bar for ½ pint of cider or a soft drink

On the Day Tickets

Tickets may be available on the day but no guarantees can be made as thre are limited tickets and visitor numbers.

Location & Parking

Market Location

Priory Park,
Chichester PO19 1NS

Market Location

Priory Park,
Chichester PO19 1NS


A listing  of local car parks  can be found here on the Parkopedia website


None at present



The list of traders is continually updated as we get closer to the event


The Famous Last Stand

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

Snow White Catering

Ice Cream Van.

Willobeans Espresso Bar

Barista style coffee, speciality teas, lush hot chocolate, iced coffee, our own bags of Willoblend coffee beans. Option of addition of Baileys or Brandy in coffee or espresso Martini.

The Slush Bar 

Slush puppy drinks. 


The Cooking Box Ltd

Burgers with a variety of homemade toppings, which can be added to a traditional meat burger or a chicken breast or vegetarian, all served in a bun with a side of fries and homemade coleslaw. All produce is sourced locally within the Kent area. We also offer nachos with various toppings, water and canned drinks.

Real Greek Food

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

800 Degrees Ltd

800 Degrees is a wood fired mobile pizza oven, selling authentic rustic pizza’s with various toppings.

Thai Next Door

Authentic Thai Food; Stir fried dishes, Thai curries, Noodles, Homemade spring rolls and soft drinks.

The Crepe Co 

Delicious sweet crepes. 

Marion’s Deli German Sausages & Food

German Sausages: XXL Bratwurst, XXL Frankfurter, XXL Käsewurst, XXL Frankfurt infused with Bacon, Giant Chilli Beef Sausage, Wild boar Bratwurst, Ham sausage, pan fried potatoes “Bratkartoffeln, Marinated Pork steaks, Schnitzel free toppings: Sauerkraut, caramelised onions and sauces. All Sausages are served in an artisan bread roll.



The Great British Cheese Company

Award winning, flavoured, waxed cheese truckles.


Ashley Vincent Photography 

Wildlife photo prints in mounts as well as desktop acrylic blocks and ready-to-hang wall acrylics. 


Indian rugs, Italian clothing and a selection of jewellery.


RSPB membership and information stand promoting our conservation work, campaigns and local reserves, along with signing up new members via Direct Debit to the organisation. Our aim is to inspire everyone to Give Nature a Home so our towns, coast and countryside will teem with wildlife once again.

Silver Crescent

Sterling silver jewellery.

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