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Foodie Fest 2019 Terms & Conditions

The Event Organiser asks that you please ensure you read and in particular ensure you are aware of the items which cannot be brought onto the Event Site which includes alcohol. Please help us avoid delays at the entrance gates by adhering to the terms and conditions below. The Event Organiser reserves the right to change these terms and conditions at its discretion.


1. Definitions
“Event Organiser” means The Foodie Fest
“Event” means ‘The Foodie Fest’ to be held on Sunday 25th August July 2019
“Event Site” means that part of Chalkwell Park closed for the Event

2. General
2.1 The Event Organiser reserves the right to cancel the event at any stage if deemed necessary in their opinion, or if circumstances arise outside their control.
2.2 The Event is an outdoor event. Please bring suitable outdoor clothing. No refunds will be given due to inclement weather.
2.3 Suppliers, exhibitors and the billed entertainment programme may be altered or changed at any time and without prior notification.
2.4 The Event Organiser cannot be held responsible or liable in any way for any views expressed or offensive language used by any supplier or entertainment.
2.5 Should the Event be cancelled or the supplier or exhibitor be changed, the Event Organiser will not be liable for the payment of any compensation or for the loss of money and/or expenses incurred.
2.6 The copyright to which shall be owned by the Event Organiser or its contractors. If you attend the Event with a child aged less than 18 years then you give the Event Organiser consent on their behalf. This includes filming by the police or security staff that may be carried out for the security of customers and/or the prevention of crime.
2.7 No trading or other commercial activity or distribution of leaflets by any ticket holder is allowed within the Event Site without the Event Organiser’s prior written consent.
2.8 Chairs - One folding chair or shooting stick is permitted on the Event Site per person.


3. Age Policy
3.1 Alcohol will be on sale within the Event Site. No alcohol may be purchased or consumed by those under the age of 18. If you are lucky enough to look under the age of 25 you may be asked to prove your age. The only accepted forms of ID will be a photo card driving licence issued by the DVLA, passport, or a proof of age card bearing the PASS hologram e.g. Citizen Card or Validate UK Card. No photocopies of any of the listed forms of ID will be permitted. Security staff will patrol the Event site to prevent anybody under the age of 18 attempting to consume alcohol.
3.2 We reserve the right to refuse to serve you alcohol if, in our reasonable opinion, we believe that you are intoxicated or likely to become intoxicated if we serve you further alcoholic beverages.


4. Security
6.1 The Event Organiser reserves the right to refuse entry to and/or eject from the Event Site or report to the Police any person, in particular but without limitation, for any of the following reasons: -

  • for health and safety or licensing reasons
  • for causing damage to the event site or infrastructure
  • for behaving in a manner which has or is likely to affect the enjoyment of other persons at the Event
  • for using threatening, abusive or insulting words or mannerisms
  • for appearing to be under the influence of alcohol or drugs
  • for being in possession of drugs including new psychoactive substances formerly so called ‘legal highs’. The Psychoactive Substances Act 2016 could result in penalties for possession or supply.
  • for being in possession of illegal items or carry out illegal activity
  • for being in possession of metal knives this includes corkscrews, cheese and bread knives or any cutlery, laser devices or similar items or any other dangerous or hazardous items
  • for refusing to allow any bag or any other permitted item you wish to bring into the Event Site to be searched or complying with any other security requirements.
  • for failing, when required, to produce proof of identity or age
  • for being in breach of any of these Terms and Conditions.

No refunds will be given to any person refused entry or ejected from the Event Site


7. Damages and losses
7.1 The Organiser shall not be liable for any loss, damage, cost or expenses or injuries sustained at the event other than those caused by the Organisers negligent act or omission.


8. Prohibited items
8.1 The following articles are not permitted within the Event Site: -

  • No alcoholic drinks may be brought into the Event Site. You may bring water and soft drinks but they must be in sealed plastic bottles or unopened cartons (empty refillable bottles are fine)
  • Glass items this includes bottles, dishes and drinking vessels etc.
  • Barbeques, gas cylinders, flaming torches, fireworks, smoke or gas canister’s (including aerosols and nitrous oxide) Chinese lanterns, megaphones, air horns
  • Golf umbrellas (or other large umbrellas), picnic tables etc.
  • Metal knives this includes corkscrews, cheese and bread knives or any cutlery
  • Laser devices or similar items or any other dangerous or hazardous items
  • Inappropriate signs or branded items
  • Any other item, which may compromise public safety -

Please note: -

  • Anyone resisting the confiscation of disallowed items or disregarding these conditions will be refused entry to the Event Site.
  • Security staff will patrol the Event Site and any person found in possession of such items and who declines to agree to their confiscation will face eviction from the Event Site.
  • Any confiscated items will be disposed of.

9. Fire and your safety
9.1 It is against the law to smoke in enclosed spaces; this includes the marquees and tents on the Event Site.
9.2 Prolonged exposure to loud noise may cause damage to your hearing.
9.3 Pyrotechnics, smoke effects, strobe lighting/special effects or lasers may be in use at the Event.


10. Disposal of rubbish
10.1 The Event Organiser subscribe to the ‘leave no trace’ philosophy and as such would ask you to treat the Event Site with respect during your visit and dispose of all rubbish created by you responsibly, so please use the waste bins and recycling points on the Event Site.


11. Animals
11.1 Well behaved dogs are permitted on the site. All dogs must be and remain on a lead throughout the event. Please clean up any fouling immediately. Any owners not adhering to these requests will be escorted off the Event Site.

12. Leaving the event site
12.1 The Foodie Fest is open from 10.00am until 5.00pm
12.2 Finally, please leave the Event quietly in consideration for our neighbours.