About the festival

The Colne Engaine Festival is held every two years, in even-numbered years. 2020 will be the 15th festival.

It is held in the small North Essex village of Colne Engaine, on the recreation ground, at the village hall and in the Church and its grounds. Find out about the village here >

It is organised by the Colne Engaine Festival Committee, a small team of volunteers from the village. Meet the team here >

The festival’s primary aim is to foster community spirit, wth a secondary aim of granting any surplus funds to local community groups and charities. Find out more about supported causes here >

The Festival takes place every two years at Colne Engaine Recreation Ground, 1 Station Rd, Near Colchester, Essex CO6 2ES