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POPULAR ANNUAL EVENTS IN THAILAND


bosangfair

Bo Sang/San Kamphaeng Handicrafts Fair in January


Bo Sang village in San Kamphaeng district of Chiang Mai is renowned as the "umbrella village" on account of its exquisitely hand-painted paper umbrellas. Every January, the village will organize the Bo Sang Umbrella Fair & San Kamphaeng Handicrafts Festival, featuring umbrella making and painting as well as and other handicraft products.

During the fair, all shops and stores will be vividly decorated in the Lanna Thai style, and turn Bo Sang into a picturesque village. The fair features colorful umbrella making and painting, contests, exhibitions, as well as cultural performances, sales of handicraft products, and a Miss Bo Sang beauty contest.


chang mai flower festival

Chiang Mai Flower Festival in February


The north is noted for its rich variety of flowering plants, particularly temperate-climate specimens which bloom during this cool month. Chiang Mai, Thailand has been called “The Rose of the North,” and it’s especially true during the first weekend of February. One of the most popular annual festivals is the Chiang Mai Flower Festival. The locals in Chiang Mai never miss this special event, and it also draws tourists from allover the country.



songkran

Songkran Festival in April from 13th-15th

Songkran is the traditional Thai NewYear, an occassion when families reunite to pay respect to the parents and elderly by pouring water on the hands and, in return, the elderly give out blessings. Songkran celebrations include religious ceremonies, water pouring and public festivities, such as beauty contests, parades and marching bands.

Anyone who ventures out on the streets is likely to get a thorough soaking, but all in a spirit of goodwill, blessing and fun, which can be refreshing at the peak of the hot season.


surin elephants

Surin Elephant
Round-Up Show in November

Surin, Inroduced in 1960, this internationally famous yearly event attracts people from all over the world to Surin to see more than on hundred elephants participate in spectacular shows that include colourful processions, tug-of-war between elephants and men, demonstrations of log-pulling skills, and various other extraordinary feats set in a carnival atmosphere.


Thai Kings Birthday

HM The King's Birthday in Bangkok in December

As the longest serving Monach in the world the king of Thailand is highly respected. He is also one of the richest in the world today and his birthday celebrations are always a spectacular occasion. The kings birthday takes precedence over all his birthday celebrations. See coloured lights and decorations around Ratchadamnoen Avenue and the Grand Palace and head to the Sanam Luang field for a festival of music and Thai culture. There are fireworks and a candle ceremony and there is also the chance to see the king speed by on his motorcycle to the wild enjoyment of the crowds that attend the event.

Pichit Boat Race

Phichit Boat Races in September


The spectacular annual rowing regatta in Phichit takes place on the Nan River, which runs through the provincial capital. Low-slung wooden boats rowed to the hearty cheers of spectators make this an exciting day out. There are plenty of stalls stalls selling guava, tamarind sweets and local handicrafts to keep people amused before during and after the races. The winning boat gets a "Royal Trophy" from the King himself.

Pichit Boat Race

Royal Ploughing Ceremony in May


Presided over by the King and Queen at Sanam Luang in Bangkok, this ancient Brahmin festival marks the beginning of the rice-planting season, which is the most important crop of Thailand. Predictions are made about weather and harvests for the coming year on the basis of which of the selected foods the sacred cows choose. The date isn’t fixed as it depends on lunar cycles and astrological predictions, but it is usually held in May.

Pichit Boat Race

Rocket Festival in May


Prior to the annual monsoons, Northeast villagers construct gigantic rockets to fire into the sky to 'ensure' plentiful rain during the forthcoming rice season. The Rocket Festival is traditionally a period for letting off steam before the ardous field work begins. The Festival features beauty parades, folk dances and high-spirited celebrations before the rockets are eventually launched. The best place to be is in Yasothon, north-east Thailand. There will also be plentiful food on offer.


phuket vegetarian festival

Phuket Vegetarian Festival in Sept/Oct

A colourful event held over a nine day period in late September/early October, this celebrates the Chinese community's belief that abstinence from meat and various stimulants during the ninth lunar month of the Chinese calendar will help them obtain good health and peace of mind. Not for the faint hearted as you will witness many participants piercing their tongues, cheeks, and other parts of the anatomy with sharp implements. There is apparently no pain and little injury suffered by the people who take part.


Lopburi Monkey Buffet

Lopburi Monkey Buffet Festival in November


The locals in Lopburi village are so grateful for the thousands of tourists that their 200 or so primates attract each year that they thank them with a massive feast. Treats including grilled sausages, fresh fruit and vegetables and ice cream are set in front of the Pra Prang Sam Yot temple. Historically, it’s held in honour of King Rama, who rewarded his ally Hanuman (the monkey king) with the land that eventually became Lopburi.

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POPULAR ANNUAL EVENTS IN THAILAND

pattaya music festival

Pattaya Music Festival
in March

Thailand's biggest music festival held in the famous beach resort of Pattaya. The Festival invites all music lovers, including tourists to enjoy the first summer's breeze. Among many other entertainments, Rock, Pop, Jazz, or Hip Hop can it be fun for all. Pattaya Music Festival can be a wonderful way to enjoy your weekend. Held generally in the month of March every year,

Pattaya Music Festival is held in the evenings. Tourists also enjoy the gala bonanza and participate actively in the hip-hop dances of the crowd. This annual event emphasizes the love for music by the city dwellers who make most of the event.

 

huahin jazz

Hua Hin Jazz Festival in June

Jazz music lovers head towards Hua Hin in June where they can enjoy a music festival that delivers the best jazz and blue bands from around Asia. Hua Hin has been associated with the country’s jazz community since the 1950s and the jazz festival is organised annually in honour of the musical talents of His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej. The Festival brings the mellow sounds of jazz to the Gulf of Thailand. Performances usually take place atopen-air stages located along the main road linking the railway station to the beach.


loi krathong

Loi Krathong Festival in November

Loi Krathong is an old ritual in which the Thai people ask for forgiveness and blessing from Goddess of the River (Phra Mae Kongkha).On this particular night, on nearly every expanse of water, be it a river, lake or the ocean, you'll notice thousands of lights. Drifting across the water like fairy dreams. Gently flickering, dipping and dancing in the breeze as they go, making a spectacular sight.Thailand's 'festival of lights'.

Held yearly, on the evening of the twelfth lunar month, it is the time of year when the waters around the country become alive with candlelight and look not unlike massive fairy ballrooms.


candle festival

Candle Festival Ubon Ratchathani in October

Khao Phansa, or the Buddhist Lent, is the time, when all Buddhist monks must stay in their temples. In Ubon Ratchathani, a unique festival that highlights the talented skills of local artisans as well as display of religious devotion is held each year. Elaborately carved bees wax candles of various sizes and shapes are exhibited in high-spirited processions around the city before being presentation to local temples.

loi krathong

Illuminated Boat Procession Sept/Oct

A spectacular procession of illuminated boats can be seen on the Mekhong River in extreme North Eastern Thailand An enchanting spectacle that has given the water-borne procession its very name - 'Lai Reua Fai', which literally means to set afloat a 'fire boat' . This dazzling event marks the end of the Buddhist Lent or 'Ok pansa' and is accompanied by a colourful street procession and cultural performances. Locals pay their respects with beautifully decorated bamboo and banana leaf boats, which contain candles and other offerings to Lord Buddha.


chang mai flower festival

Golden Mount Fair in November

A religious ceremony that takes place around November at the Wat Saket Temple in Bangkok. In the early evening as darkness falls there is a candle lit procession of Buddhists who wish to pay homage to the relic of the Lord Buddha which is kept at the summit up the Golden Mount. The following day there are cultural shows and folk music scattered across the temple grounds as well as traditional foods from the large choice of food stalls. There are also toys and gifts to be found for the children. Admission to the fair is free.


Pichit Boat Race

Chon Buri Buffalo Races in October


Buffalos compete in races and contests pitting the strength of man against that of his faithful farm animal. Not one of the better known events but is eagerly attended by people in the region. A truly exciting sport for the people of Pattaya, there are also other events such as the buffalo fancy dress contest as well as the Miss Farmer Pageant. Elaborately dressed in silk and satin, water buffaloes are taken in processions to determine the best-dressed and healthiest which all add to the spectacle of this very engaging day.


Pichit Boat Race

River Kwai Bridge Week in Nov/Dec


Each year in late November to early December, the world famouse River Kwai Bridge becomes the centre of celebrations. Highlights include historical exhibitions, a carnival, cultural performance, rides on World War II vintage trains, and a spectacular light and sound presentation re-enacting the bridge's World War II history.The Kanchanburi province has become famous due to this festival.

Silk Festival

Silk / Phuk Seow Festival Nov/Dec


Internationally, Thailand has always been famous for its lustrous silk. One of the major centres of silk production, Khon Kaen is the venue of a fair to promote silk weaving and sericulture. This event is held in conjunction with the Phuk Siao friendship ritual of the northeast. Colourful street processions and typical I-san cultural shows as well as exhibits on the silk industry add to the fun of the fair.


Queens birthday

Her Majesty The Queen's Birthday Celebration in August


Celebrations to honour Her Majesty Queen Sirikit on the occasion of her royal birthday, the Thai people decorate their houses and public buildings. Around Bangkok, Ratchadamnoen Avenue, the area around the Grand Palace and other well-know locations are bedecked with coloured lights and magnificent adornments.




Thai Festivals and Events There are several well established annual Thai Festivals in the UK and each year they prove to be more popular than the last. It is estimated that there are well over thirty thousand Thais living in the UK which helps to ensure that the festival season is well supported. Here is a list of Thai Events and Festivals that will be taking place in 2017 in the UK.

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Bournemouth Thai Food Festival 14th/15th/16th April 2017

Thai summer fair

Taste of the event here

Source: Bournemouth Thai Language
and Culture School


Registered Charity Number: 1126972

Boonthin Tepnarin

Tel : 01202 300 916:
piyanan@tiscali.co.uk


Email Organisers:


Email: aew291@hotmail.co.uk

tim_narin41live.co.uk

Organisers website

The Thai food and culture festival takes place over 3 days and provides an opportunity for children, young people and families from mixed heritage (Thai –English) to meet socially and explore Thai food and culture. This will be the 6th time running for this festival therefore community support will be greatly appreciated plus entrance is free of charge.

The festival will have food demonstration workshops where food of exotic taste and textures is explored, the workshops are open to the public. There will also be a Thai boxing show, where people demonstrate and reflect on the cultural differences in boxing. There will also be a showcase of Classical dancing and music (singer), which is an exciting experience to endure.

There will also be a special stall for Thai Beer, which will complement the Thai food being sold on the day.

The festival provides a great opportunity for the Thai community to come together to celebrate their tradition, culture and language; this meets the aims of the Thai school.


Where?
The Square, Exeter Road, Bournemouth, Dorset, BH2 5AQ
11.00am - 18.00pm

Admission
The event is free

 

Epsom 'Thai Street' Market' - Sunday 14th May 2017

epsom top up thai festival

Epsom Street Market

FOR FURTHER DETAILS VISIT THE WEBSITE CLICK HERE

You can purchase advance tickets online at £3

Tel. Boon (บุญคุณ)
Tel: 020 8393 3333

E-mail: epsomthaifestival@outlook.com

A mini event where you can sample a 'taster' of the Hook Road Arena Thai Festival in the heart of ' Epsom Market Square' .

There will be an exciting array of stalls and local entertainment for you to enjoy. The event is sure to spread a Thai smile in Epsom town!

Attractions include: Thai street food, Thai arts and crafts, music, Thai boxing demonstration, Street dance, Traditional Thai massage, oriental supermarket/ Street foods from around the world, kids face painting and activities.

The main festival at the Hook Road Arena will take place on the 9th July and details can be seen below.

Entertainment will be taking place throughout the day, we look forward to seeing you.

Where?
Epsom Market Square, Surrey
10am to 6pm

Admission
Free


25th Amazing Thai Cultural Fete 28th and 29th May

Thai summer fair

Taste of the event here

Source: Mudita Trust


Mrs. S Karnasuta (Mudita)

Further Information call:
01730 812555

Email:
muditatrust@hotmail.com

Websites:
http://www.muditatrust.com

The 25th Amazing Thai Cultural Fete will once again be held at The Hamilton Arms. Organised by the Mudita Trust, who also organise the Amazing Thailand Festival at Secretts Garden Centre.

This festival is probably one of the first festivals to be organised in the UK. Visitors to the Fête will have a chance to taste a vast array of delicious Thai dishes and exotic fruit juices and herbal drinks. There are handicraft stores and display of traditional Thai art, glittering performances of Thai national dance and exhibition of Thai martial arts. All the profits of the Fête go toward the Mudita Trust fund.

The Mudita Trust is a non-profit, non-sectarian and non-government trust dedicated to helping abused, distressed and underprivileged children in Thailand and to prevent child prostitution through the provision of education.

Where?
Hamilton Arms,
Stedham, West Sussex
GU29 0NZ

Admission
£3 for one day, £5 for two days and OAP's and children up to twelve years £1.



Milton Thai Festival 10th-11th June 2017

Bath Thai Festival 2016

Taste of the event here

Source: Milton Thai Festival

TWO DAY EVENT

Further details are available from the organisers on

Tel: 07503384646 or
07714 417618

Facebook: Milton Tha Festival

New for 2017 the Milton Thai Festival will take place at Fawcett Field, Christchurch Road, New Milton.

There will be plenty of Thai food available with numerous stalls selling Authentic Thai cuisine, there will be Thai Boxing, arts and crafts and Thai dancing to entertain you.

There's plenty of time to enjoy the relaxation of an authentic Thai massage while the kids enjoy the Childrens entertainment on offer.

Add a Thai costume display and a Ladyboy show to the mix and you have the perfect line up for a fantastic entertaining weekend the whole family will enjoy.

You don't need a Thai fortune teller to predict that, but just in case, there is one available on both days!

For futher details of the event visit the organisers facebook page.

Where?
Fawcett Field, Christchurch Road, New Milton, BH25 6QB.
10.00am - 7.00pm

Admission
£3, Child under 110cm Free


Bath Thai Festival 17-18 June 2017

Bath Thai Festival 2016

Taste of the event here

Source: Magic of Thailand

TWO DAY EVENT

Further details are available from the organisers on emai

Duangchai Winitkun jackie@magicofthailand.co.uk

Facebook: Magic of Thailand


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A new event for 2016 is the Bath Thai Festival which takes place at the Royal Victoria Park.

Details are currently being finalised and we will update this listing when the full event detail comes through.

The event is organised by Magic of Thailand so you can expect to see authentic Thai cuisine, Thai Lady boy show, Muay Thai boxing and Traditional music and dance shows.

There will also be a Buddhist Monk blessing and a Thai Fortune teller to predict your future!

You can also see the Miss Thailand UK Contest and (if you dare) you can take part in the 'I'm British get me out of here' eating competition!

For futher details of the event watch this space or visit the organisers website.

Where?
Royal Victoria Park, Bath
10.00am - 7.00pm
Dogs welcome on short leash.


Admission
£4, under 12 years old’s Free



Southampton Thai Food & Crafts Festival 1st-2nd JULY 2017

Southampton Thai Festival

Taste of the event here


Email organiser:
thaifestival.soton@gmail.com


Facebook Page

For stall booking or further information please contact Joy
07714417618

Once again the festival has been organised by the Southampton Thai Festival Group.

Entertainment includes Thai Food and Crafts, Traditional Thai Dancing, Traditional Thai Boxing and English Boxing, Live Thai Music, Children's activities and refreshments and much more on this exciting weekend of Thai culture. There will also be Thai cooking demonstrations and Tarrot Reading.

Come and enjoy the spirit of Thailand and experience Thai culture for yourself, taste some of the wonderful traditional foods on offer and you'll understand why Thailand is one of the worlds most popular destinations and why it is known as 'The land of smiles'. We look forward to seeing you there, everyone welcome.

Where?
Hoglands Park, Palmerston Road, SO14 1NH Sat: 11am-7pm Sun: 11am - 6pm

Admission
Only £2, Under 5's FREE



Epsom Thai Festival - SUNDAY 9th JULY 2017

Hook Road Arena Thai Food and Crafts Festival 2014

Taste of the event here


FOR FURTHER DETAILS VISIT THE WEBSITE CLICK HERE

You can purchase advance tickets online at £3

Tel. Boon (บุญคุณ)
Tel: 020 8393 3333

E-mail:
epsomthaifestival@outlook.com

Touch a new experience of Thai taste and Thai performances at The Thai Food and Crafts Festival in Hook Road Arena. Treat your body to a traditional Thai massage and spa. Reward your taste buds with authentic Thai food.

Watch world class perfomances from the Thai dance group and enjoy Thai country music (Loog Thung), Also British music and dance shows, all performed throughout the day. Dont miss the Thai Boxing competition/demonstation. All this and much more.

A substantial donation from this event will go to Buddhapadipa Temple in Wimbledon.


Where?
Hook Road Arena, West Ewall, Surrey KT19 8QW.
10.00am to 6.00pm.

Admission
£5 for adults , free for children under 12 years of age and £2 for OAP's.


Chichester Thai Festival 15th -15th July 2017

ChichesterThai Festival 2016

Taste of the event here

Source: Chichester Thai Festival

TWO DAY EVENT

Further details are available from the organisers on

Tel: 07503384646

Facebook: Chichester Thai Festival


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The Chichester Thai Festival will take place at Oaklands Park this July.

There will be plenty of Thai food available with numerous stalls selling Authentic Thai cuisine, there will be Thai Boxing, arts and crafts and Thai dancing to entertain you.

There's plenty of time to enjoy the relaxation of an authentic Thai massage while the kids enjoy the Childrens entertainment on offer.

Add a Thai costume display and a Ladyboy show to the mix and you have the perfect line up for a fantastic entertaining weekend the whole family will enjoy.

You don't need a Thai fortune teller to predict that, but just in case, there is one available on both days!


For futher details of the event visit the organisers facebook page.

Where?
Oaklands Park, Chichester,
Hampshire PO196AP

11.00am - 6.00pm

Admission
£3.50, Child under 110cm Free


Southsea Thai Food & Crafts Festival Sat 22nd Sun 23rd JULY

Southsea Thai Festival


Taste of the event here

Source: Southsea Thai Food & Crafts

Contact organiser:
suesouthsea@hotmail.co.uk


For participation, sponsorship and stall booking please call
Tel: 07557 773643

The Southsea Thai Festival is a regular event which proves to be more popular each year.

Taking part over two days the festival is a regular attraction to the Southsea area and has proved very popilar with locals as well as visitors to the area. There will be Thai food and crafts, live music, traditional Thai dance, Thai costume contest, children's activities and refreshments.

There will also be Thai boxing demonstration
s throughout the afternoon.

Further information is available by contacting the organisers on the number shown.

It is sure to be an entertaining day out for the whole family.


Where?
Castle Fields, Southsea Seafront, Portsmouth PO5 3NS
10.00am - 7.00pm


Admission
Adults £4, Under 7 FREE



Thai & Multi Cultural Food Festival - 29th - 30th JULY 2017

Multi & Thai Cultural Food Festival 2016

Taste of the event here

Source: Desy Thai

For participation, sponsorship and stall booking please call
Tel: 07808 894 719

Advance tickets are available
from Desy Thai


Event Facebook Page

Tthe Multi & Thai Cultural Food Festival organised by Desy Thai.

The event will take place over two days and will present a wonderfully varied mix of cultural entertainment that the whole family can enjoy.

There will be a colourful traditional costume parade, live music, food and produce stalls to enjoy.Refresh yourself in our beer garden while enjoying the Traditional dancing
and the exciting Catwalk and costume fashion show. Enjoy Miss Thailand Beauty Pageant

Further information is available by contacting the organiser on the number shown.

It is sure to be an entertaining day out for the whole family
.

Where?
Bristol Millennium Square
Bristol BS1 5DB
Saturday: 11.00am - 7.00pm
Sunday: 11.00am - 6.00pm


Admission
£4-adult,children 5-13 £1
under 5 yr free


Warwick Thai Festival - SUNDAY 16th July 2017 (TBC)



Taste of the event here

Source: Enjoy Warwick

Email organiser:
thefestival@hotmail.co.uk


ADVANCE TICKETS HERE

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ORGANISER FOR DETAILS

The Rotary Club of Warwick brings a dazzling display of Thai Tradition to a new venue this year - the Warwick Racecourse

This annual event is well established within the Thai events calendar and offers all visitors an unusual but surprisingly successful fusion of cultures. The Racecourse will come alive to a vibrant mix of Thai food, music and dance which is on offer throughout the day with over 40 food and craft stalls.

The Thai Festival is an unmissable opportunity to experience authentic Thai culture including classical Thai dancing, Thai puppet show, Thai boxing, sword fighting, handicrafts, entertainment, fruit carving and Thai massage.

There will also be a Buddhist ceremony with local Thai people taking gifts to the Buddhist temple.


Where?
Warwick Racecourse, Warwick, CV34 6HN
Sunday 16tht July 11am-6pm.


Admission
£3 advance tickets- £5 on the gate


Cambridge Thai Festival 5th-6th August 2017

Cambridge Thai Festival 2016

Taste of the event here

Source: Magic of Thailand

TWO DAY EVENT

Further details are available from the organisers on emai

Duangchai Winitkun
jackie@magicofthailand.co.uk

Facebook: Magic of Thailand


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Now in its second year the Cambridge Thai Festival which takes place at Parkers Piece Park, Cambridge.

The event takes place over 2 days which is plenty of time to squeeze in all the entertainment and activities on offer. Wonderful Thai food will be available throughout the day.

Organised by Magic of Thailand, who also organise the Poole and Brighton Thai Fesivals, you can expect to see authentic Thai cuisine, Thai Lady boy show, Muay Thai boxing and Traditional music and dance shows.

There will also be a Buddhist Monk blessing and a Thai Fortune teller to predict your future! The stage is set for an exciting weekend of Thai Culture at Parkers Place Park.

For futher details of the event watch this space or visit the organisers website.

Where?
Parkers Piece Park, Cambridge 10.00am - 7.00pm

Admission
£4, under 12 years old’s Free


Thai Food and Craft Festival Sat 12th Sun 13th August

Southsea Thai Festival


Taste of the event here

Source: Southsea Thai Food & Crafts

Contact organiser:
suesouthsea@hotmail.co.uk


For participation, sponsorship and stall booking please call
Tel: 07557 773643

The Thai Food and Craftsi Festival takes place at a brand new venue this year at Country Market, Osbourne Farm in Hampshire.

Taking part over two days the festival there will feature Thai food and crafts, live music, traditional Thai dance, Thai costumes, children's activities and refreshments.
There will also be Beer Garden to refresh you throughout the day.

Further information is available by contacting the organisers on the number shown.

Whether you visit on Saturday or Sunday, or maybe even both days It's sure to be an entertaining day out for the whole family.


Where?
Country Market,
Osborne&malthouse
(Osborne Farm)
Kingsley Hampshire GU35 9LW
10.00am - 7.00pm


Admission
Adults £5, Under 7 FREE



Reading Thai Festival 19th and 20th AUGUST 2017

Reading Thai Food and Crafts Festival 2015

Taste of the event here

Source: Thai Solent Society


Contact organiser:
suesouthsea@hotmail.co.uk


For participation, sponsorship and stall booking please call
Tel: 07557 773643


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Prospect Park is once again the venue for the Reading Thai food and Crafts Festival which takes place in August.

Organised by the Thai Solent Society the event will give you the chance to sample some wonderful Thai cuisine. The park will be filled with the aromas of Authentic Thai cooking. There will be other activities taking place and further details are available from the organisers.

Why not come along and enjoy the food and spirit of Thailand, experience a little Thai culture and image you are in Thailand for a day. We're sure you'll leave with a great big smile.
If you attended the Love Basingstoke Festival earlier in the year , which is run by the same organiser you will know what to look forward to in Reading.

Where?
Propect Park, Reading, RG30 2ND
From 11am - 7pm

Admission
Adults £3, Under 15's £1 Under 7's Free, Families £5 (2 Adults 2 children under 10) OAP £1



Brighton Thai Festival 26th and 27th August 2017

Brighton Thai Festival

Taste of the event here


Source: Magic of Thailand

TWO DAY EVENT

Further details are available from the organisers on emai

Duangchai Winitkun
jackie@magicofthailand.co.uk


Facebook: Brighton Thai Festival


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Returning for it's fourth year , at Preston Park, the Brighton Thai Festival is the perfect place to experience the taste of Thailand this summer.

Treat your senses to a weekend of colourful Thai culture, where you can challenge your taste buds and feast your eyes on world class food and performances. Unwind with a traditional Thai massage and don't miss the spectacular boxing demonstrations and the not forgetting the UK's first British Ladyboy beauty contest.

The festival starts with a traditional food offering to Buddhist monks and entertainment throughout the day includes Thai boxing and coaching for children, traditional music and dancing, Ladyboy show, Thai beer garden, Thai food and produce stalls, Thai massage and children's play area.

The event proved very popular in both 2014 and 2015 and the beautiful summer weather ensured there was a fantastic attendance.

Where?
Preston Park, Brighton BN1 6AU
fromt 10am to 7pm.

Admission
£4, under 12 years old’s Free



Poole Thai Festival 9th and 10th September 2017

Poole Thai Festival

Taste of the event here


Source: Poole Thai Festival

TWO DAY EVENT

Further details are available from the organisers on email

jackie@magicofthailand.co.uk

Website: poolethaifestival.co.uk

facebook.com//poolethaifestival

BOOK A CATERING STALL LIMITED AVAILABILITY - CONTACT ORGANISER FOR DETAILS

Already establised as one of the most popular Thai festivals in the events calender the Poole Thai Festival is the perfect place to experience the wonders of Amazing Thailand for a weekend in September at Harbourside Park.

Previously nominated for a Poole Tourism award the event is one of the most popular and well respected events itaking place in the area and is well supported by local people as well as the many thousands of people who attend from other parts of the UK.

Two days of thai culture for the whole family, where you can challenge your taste buds and feast your eyes on world class food and performances. Unwind with a traditional Thai massage and don't miss the spectacular boxing demonstrations.

The festival starts with a traditional food offering to Buddhist monks and entertainment throughout the day includes Thai boxing and coaching for children, traditional music and dancing, Thai beer garden, Thai food and produce stalls, Thai massage and children's play area.

Where?
Harbourside Park,
Labrador Drive, BH15 1UX
from 10am to 7pm.

Admission
£4, under 12 years old’s Free



Oxford Thai Festival - SUNDAY 10th SEPTEMBER 

Oxford Thai Festival

Taste of the event here

Source: Oxford Thai Festival

Email organiser:
oxfordthaifestival@hotmail.co.uk

Tel: Mark 07886 668975

The Oxford Thai Food and Culture Festival offers all visitors an unusual but surprisingly successful fusion of cultures.

A dazzling display of Thai traditions culture and celebration will take place in the town of Oxford showcasing the very best Thai food, handicrafts, entertainment, music, dancing and much, much more.

The Festival is an unmissable opportunity to experience authentic Thai culture here in the UK and will be a great day out for the whole family.

Make sure you make a date to enjoy this wonderful, memorable, colourful event.


Where?
Botley Park, Botley Road OX2 0BT 10am-4pm.

Admission
Adult £4, Children up to 15 £2,
Family 2 Adults - 2 Child £10





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