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Festival, from 19 Aug 2017, free entry

Smoke and Fire Festival

Smoke and Fire Festival

Address

Park Drive,
Maldon,
Essex,
CM9 5JQ

Details

The Maldon Smoke & Fire Festival, a family celebration of the art of cooking with fire and smoke, comes to Promenade Park, with its avenues of mature trees and grass recreation areas running down the banks of the river Blackwater. Name that Ale competition.

The Maldon Smoke & Fire Festival will allow you to taste, smell, discover and learn about all kinds of US-style low ’n’ slow BBQ’ing grilling, smoking, meats and specialities from around the globe.You will also find plenty of the exhibitors wanting to show off their latest BBQ kit, and maybe even let you sample some of their cooking!

There will be a wide variety of street vendors with flavours and styles from across the globe including, Brazilian, Korean, Venezuelan, African, Spanish, Argentinian, Barbadian, Indian, Jamaican, Mexican, American, Italian, Asian, British, and Bulgarian.

There will be an international pit master challenge competition, a chilli cook-off competition in aid of Essex & Herts Air Ambulance, Extreme Eating competitions - chilli & hot wings, as well as a mini real ale and cider festival, and live music & children's entertainment.

On Saturday, live music includes Tanya Piche Blues Band, Adam Churchill Band (blues/soul), Solar 9 (rock), Blakwater (rock), Judy Jive (rock n roll), Nicole Jazzy Peach (jazz) and Salt Water & Beer (sea shanties).

On Sunday, live music includes Lady Luck Lexy & The Riverside Boys (rock n roll/rockabilly), Doctor Zero & Hotheads (blues/rock), Tanya Piche Blues Band, Mike O'Leary Band (country/rock/blues), Two Bob Short (rock/blues), Helen Collolly (jazz/soul), and V Dub Karavan (reggae/freestyle).

The festival is aid of Essex Air Ambulance.

Baby changing facilitiesCoach parties acceptedDisabled toiletsOn-site cateringOn-site light refreshmentsPicnic sitePublic toiletsAccepts groups

Three separate toilet blocks, including disabled facilities and Changing Places toilet accessed by radar key

Event details

Dates Times
Sat 19 Aug 2017
Sun 20 Aug 2017

Prices

Free entry

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    Map reference: TL 858061  Lat: 51.72315 Long: 0.68917

    By Public transport:

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    Call 0871 200 2233 to speak to an operator and plan your journey, or log onto www.travelinesoutheast.org.uk and simply type in where you are travelling from and to for a detailed trip summary.

    Parking: with charge

    Accessible by Public Transport: 8 miles from Witham station

    Facilities

    • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
    • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
    • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
    • On-site cateringOn-site catering
    • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
    • Picnic sitePicnic site
    • Public toiletsPublic toilets
    • Accepts groupsAccepts groups

    Three separate toilet blocks, including disabled facilities and Changing Places toilet accessed by radar key