Festival of Rice and Spice

Community and Partners: FREE

(No booking required)

Festival of Rice and Spice

Saturday 24 June 2023 | 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Celebrate Colchester’s diverse community through food, music and performances at the town’s annual festival of Rice and Spice – including children’s activities, workshops and a huge variety of food stalls.

A community event for everyone!

Located in the lovely grounds of Colchester’s Firstsite art gallery, the Rice and Spice Festival offers an afternoon of good food, fun and entertainment.

The festival is a free event bringing together Colchester’s communities to celebrate their cultures and heritages.

It is built around the global theme of rice and spice and is underpinned by a commitment to diversity and equality.

The festival creates opportunities and platforms for all local communities in Colchester to showcase and share their heritages through food, dance, music, performances and the visual arts.


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