The Mersea Island Food, Drink and Leisure Festival wouldn’t be the same without a wealth of entertainment to keep you occupied in between visiting the many exhibitors. This year there will be entertainment for all the family with music, song and dance. There will be something for everyone as musicians and dancers from Mersea and the local area perform for your enjoyment.

Who's on stage?

Music Marquee

Grab a glass to put you in the party mood, pull up a hay bale and hear an A to Z of local talent including:

Adam Ferretti
Caroline Laver School of Music
Francesca Woods
Emily Lane and Giulia Cipriani
James Hickey
The Shepherds
Stealing Time
Steve Brewer
WM Music

Food & Drink

Play for all ages!

Kids can enjoy free craft activities and workshops. Change your look (for the day!) with airbrush tattoos, hair braids or facepainting. For the more adventurous there are the 'hamster balls' or zorbs. There’s fun for kids of all ages.

Airbrush Tattoos
Adventure Scouts Cook Out
Bouncy Castle
Dance and Judo demos and workshops
Face painting
Hair Braiding
Hamster Balls/Zorbs
Mersea Island Scout Group Craft Activities
Pirates & Princesses and
Pirates Galleon.