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Food and Drink Event, Sat 2 - Sun 3 Jun 2018

Colchester Medieval Fayre

Colchester Medieval Fayre


Colchester Medieval Fayre
The Colchester Medieval Festival & Oyster Fayre Market.
“A tour de force in medievalism that’s
the biggest of its type in Europe"
© The Sunday Times

This Sunday Times comment sums up this wonderful Fayre and Market.
Medieval stalls selling all sorts of wonderful historic crafts, entertainers from the period. Children enthralled by the story tellers. Music wafting from every corner. Mummers, mimers, Rymers, beggars, peddlars.
Just soak up the atmosphere of the market. Revel in the joys of the fayre.
Modern craft area.

Wonderful food court with medieval and modern delicacies. Picnic areas.

‘The Pikestaff Inn’ selling real ale, mead, wines and chilled lagers.

Ticket sales online from November 1st 2017

Picnic sitePublic toilets

Children welcome

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Dates Times
Sat 2 - Sun 3 Jun 2018

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High Street,



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Map reference: TL 998251  Lat: 51.89159 Long: 0.90380

By Road:
Main Entrance at the east end of Colchester High Street.
Parking is available with a charge at any of the towns' car parks. The nearest car parks are Nunn's Road, Priory Street and Osborne Street

Parking: with charge

Accessible by Public Transport: 0.5 miles from Colchester Town station


  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome