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In view of national guidance and advice, a number of events scheduled to take place across Colchester Borough Council venues have been deferred, rescheduled or cancelled. Further information can be found below including specific ticketing information for individual events.

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5th September 2020 @ 10:30 am – 6th September 2020 @ 5:00 pm
Castle Park
Colchester Castle Park
High St, Colchester CO1 1UG

“A tour de force in medievalism that’s the biggest of its type in Europe” – The Sunday Times

This Sunday Times comment sums up the 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.


Opens 10:30am, closes 5pm.


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The Colchester Medieval Festival & Oyster Fayre Market
Castle Park, High Street,Colchester,Essex-CO1 1UG
Starting on
2S June 2018
Ending on
3S June 2018
Medieval Festival & Oyster Fayre