MEET MAYLANDSEA SMOKERY AT THE FESTIVAL! MALDON OYSTER AND SEAFOOD FESTIVAL 2019 Welcome to your Maldon Oyster and Seafood Festival 2019! A foodie celebration of all things seafood all set against a stunning backdrop with the iconic barges and the beautiful river Blackwater.
Just 40 miles from London is the maritime Essex town of Maldon. Maldon is a thriving market town with a wide selection of independent as well as national retailers. The Hythe Quay is home to many of the remaining Thames Barges. With time-honoured traditions like boat building, sail making, agriculture and oyster farming, the district offers a mix of ancient and modern attractions and facilities.
The Promenade Park, on the bank of the River Blackwater, was originally created over one hundred years ago.
FESTIVAL DATE: Sunday 8th September 2019.
FESTIVAL LOCATION: The amphitheatre, Promenade Park, Park Drive, Maldon, Essex, CM9 5JQ.
TIME: 11am to 7.30pm. Site needs to be vacated by 8pm.
TICKET PRICE: 5 pounds per person.
WHY IS THERE A CHARGE FOR THIS EVENT? I am funding this event myself and need the event to pay for itself.
CHILDREN: Children under 16 are free with paying adults.
CAN I BUY TICKETS ON THE DAY: Tickets will be available to buy on the day if we are not at full capacity. We sold out last year.
WHERE CAN I BUY TICKETS: The link below can be copy and pasted into google and it will take you to the ticket website or you can click on the buy tickets on the Maldon Oyster and Seafood Festival page
CAN I BRING MY DOG? Well behaved dogs on leads can attend and will get ear rubs.
BARS: There will be two bars at the event. The Barrel Bar serving a choice of Beers (Craft or Draught), Cider or Wine and a prosecco bar, which will serve delicious cocktails, like the Maldon salt margarita as well as prosecco.
LIVE MUSIC: There will be live music throughout the day. Performance times will be listed along with all other information on the facebook page.
DJ: We also have the fantastic DJ Badger who will be playing northern soul hits facebook.com/DJBADGERMALDON/.
TOILET FACILITIES: Promenade park has three separate toilet blocks, including disabled facilities and Changing Places toilet accessed by radar key.
PARKING: Plenty of parking at the promenade park. Please go to their website for details http://www.visitmaldon.co.uk/parking/
TRANSPORT: Maldon is easily accessible by car, bus or train and you can even fly to Southend, which is only a short drive.
ACCOMODATION: Maldon has a wide selection of Bed & Breakfasts and Hotels to suit a wide range of budgets. I can recommend The Limes https://www.limes-maldon.uk/
FACEBOOK: Please refer to the facebook page for the most up to date information and schedule.