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POPULAR ANNUAL EVENTS IN THAILAND


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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.

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Songkran 2013

LOOKIING TO CELEBRATE SONGKRAN IN THE UK THIS APRIL?

THIS LINK
will give you a list of the Songkran Celebrations and blessings taking place in the UK this April CLICK HERE TO SEE FULL LIST and find your nearest venue.

Plymouth Songkran Festival 14th April 2013

Thai summer fair


Source: Plymouth Thai Facebook


Full event schedule on their page

Plymouth Songkran Festival
There will be an event to celebrate Songkran Festival (Thai New Year) and the opening of the Tamaram Temple on 14 April 2013.

This will be an event not to be missed where you can enjoy traditional Thai singing and dancing performances, throughout the day as well as a Thai beauty contest, Thai boxing demonstration and children's Thai costumes fashion show.

Where?
Plymouth Guildhall, Plymouth City Centre, Plymouth, Devon PL1 2AA.
10am - 4.00pm

Admission
The event is free


Amthai Festival 10th and 11th and 17th and 18th MAY 2013

Amthai Fete 2013

Taste of the event here

Source: www.amthai.co.uk/fete


To book a stand or for further info
Tel : 07854 407580
07941 647 886, 07886 359 750

Amthai Thai Thames Festival
Organised by Amthai, the UK's first Thai newspaper, the Fete makes a welcome return this year.

The fete will run over 2 weekends in May and makes it one of the longest running festivals for 2013. There will be plenty of Thai Food and entertainment available as well as Thai massage and authentic thai music and dance.

Stalls will include fresh Thai foods and crafts, Thai beverages and there will be fun fair rides and stands to keep the children happy.


Where?
Kingston Town Centre, Kingston Upon Thames, London KT1 1JS

Admission
The event is free


Eastern Cultural Fete 2013 MONDAY 27th May 2013

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

2013 Eastern Cultural Féte
The Eastern Cultural Fête 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
Free

Bournemouth Thai Food Festival 25th/26th/ 27th MAY 2013

Thai summer fair

Taste of the event here


Source: Bournemouth.co.uk


Bournemouth Thai School
Mrs. Piyanan Tepnarin

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

www.thaisummerfair.co.uk

Email Organisers:
tim_narin411@live.co.uk

Thai Food Festival
May bank holiday weekend sees the return of the Bournemouth Thai Food Festival for the fourth time in the Town centre.

Organised by the Bournmouth Thai School, this three day event will give you the chance to sample some wonderful Thai cuisine. The city centre 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.

Where?
The Square, Exeter Road, Bournemouth, Dorset, BH2 5AQ

Admission
The event is free


Southampton Thai Festival - 6th and 7th JULY 2013

Southampton Thai Festival

Taste of the event here

Source: Southampton City Council

Organised by the Southampton Thai Festival Group.

If you would like further information or would like to book a stall, please contact:
jaja18@hotmail.co.uk


Southampton Thai Festival

The Southampton Thai Festival

There is so much happening at this years festival that the organisers have decided to hold it over two days, so they can fit it all in!

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, 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 a real life Tuk Tuk on display which always makes a great backdrop to your photos.

The event starts off with the customary procession with Thai costumes in the park at 10am and the main festival starts at 11am and finishes around 6pm. A well established event already in it's eigth year.


Where?
6th and 7tth July
11.00am-6.00pm.
Mayflower Park, SO14 2AQ

Admission
Free


Warwick Thai Festival - SUNDAY 14th JULY 2013

Warwick Thai Festival

Taste of the event here

Email organiser:
thefestival@hotmail.co.uk

Tel: 07768 238916

warwick thai festival

The Warwick Thai Festival
Once again the Rotary Club of Warwick brings a dazzling display of Thai Tradition to the town centre.

This annual event is well established within the Thai events calendar and offers all visitors an unusual but surprisingly successful fusion of cultures. The Market Place comes 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.

To start the event off there will be a parade of Thai drummers and dancers from the castle courtyard, travelling through Swan Street and finishing at the Market Square.
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?
Market Place, Warwick, CV34 4SA Sunday 14th July 11am-6pm.

Admission
The event is free to all visitors


Bristol Thai Festival - FRIDAY 19th- SUN 21st JULY 2013

Bristol Thai Festival

Taste of the event here

SPECIAL THREE DAY EVENT
(Subject to licence)

Email organiser:
desythai@gmail.com


General information call:
Prakaidao Walsh (Desy)
on 07833 088 938


BOOK A CATERING STALL LIMITED AVAILABILITY - CONTACT ORGANISER FOR DETAILS

desythai.com

Bristol Thai Festival 2012

The Bristol Thai Festival is back again in 2013
With the overwhelming success of the first festival in 2012 the Bristol Thai Fetsival is set to return in July for not just two, but three days of Thai Culture. Throughout Britain local Thai cultural festivals have become very popular with people from all communities.

The Bristol Thai Festival will bring cultural entertainment, education, tradition and colour. This will promote an understanding of Thai culture amongst the people of Bristol, many of whom will have their own cultural connections from across the world.

Visitors will be able to enjoy Thai dance, music and song. There will be an energetic display of Muay Thai Boxing along with a more relaxing opportunity for a Thai massage. A wide range of stalls will include freshly cooked Thai food, a Thai beer garden , souvenirs and children rides. The organisers are planning lots of new activities for this year including a Loy Krathong competirion.

Where?
Queen Square Bristol BS1 4LH.
Friday 19th- 21st July - 3pm - 10.30pm. Sat and Sun 10.30am-10pm.


Admission
Advance tickets (non refundable)
Available from 1st March 2013.
1 day pass: Adult: £5 & Child (5-14 yr) £2 / 3 day pass Adult £10 & Child £3

On the Day: 1day pass : Adult £7.00 & Child (5-14 yr) £3 / 3 day pass: Adult £15 & Child £4


Basingstoke Thai Food & Crafts Festival - 28th JULY 2013

Basingstoke Thai Festival

Taste of the event here

Source: Thai Solent Society


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

Event Facebook Page

Another event organised by the Thai Solent Society, the Basingstoke Thai Festival is a new event that makes it's first appearance in 2013.

The colourful event promises to give visitors a taste of the full spectrum of Thai culural traditions including Thai foods and crafts, live music, traditional Thai dance, Thai costume contest, Miss Basingstoke competition, children's activities and refreshments.

There will also be Thai boxing demonstration
s throughout the afternoon and a chance to win return tickets to Thailand!

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?
War Memorial Park, Crossborough Hill, Basingstoke, Hants, RG21 4AG

Admission
Free


Bournemouth Thai Summer Fair 4th AUGUST 2013

Thai summer fair

Taste of the event here

Source: Bournemouth.co.uk


Mrs. Piyanan Tepnarin

Further Information call:
01202 300 916

Email:
tim_narin411@live.co.uk
piyanan@tiscali.co.uk


Websites:
www.thai-school.org.uk/
www.thaisummerfair.co.uk/

2013 Thai Summer Fair
10th Year

This year marks the Thai Summer Fair’s 10th anniversary. The fair will be held at King’s Park, Boscombe, Bournemouth. The Thai Summer Fair has become a very popular event in the Bournemouth’s Summer Calendar, attracting 5-6 thousand people in previous year, with even more anticipated this year.

The Bournemouth Thai Summer Fair has now established itself as the most prestigious Thai fair in the U.K.

Throughout the afternoon, visitors can witness a display of Classical Thai dancing and musical performances, Muay Thai (Thai boxing) featuring a real match, Fruits carving, traditional Thai massage and activities for children. On offer from the fair’s various stalls will be Thai toys, crafts, clothes and luxurious hand woven Thai silk.

There will be plenty of Thai food available too.

Where?
King’s Park, Boscombe, Bournemouth, Dorset.

Admission
Prices T.B.C

Southsea Thai Food & Crafts Festival - 11th AUGUST 2013

Portsmouth Thai FestivalSouthsea Thai Festival

Taste of the event here

Source: Bangkok Thai Cuisine

View event flyer here

Contact organiser:
suesouthsea@hotmail.co.uk


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

Thai food and crafts festival
Organised by the Thai Solent Society, in association with Southsea Town Council, the Southsea Thai Festival is a regular event which proves to be more popular each year.

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?
Castlefield, Southsea Seafront, Portsmouth PO5 3NS
10.00am - 5.00pm


Admission
Free



Southsea Thai Festival
Soiuthsea Thai Festival


Kings Bromley Thai British Fair 17th - 18th AUGUST 2013

Kings Bromley Thai Bristish Summer Fair
Kings Bromley Thai Summer Fair

Taste of the event here

Source: Wat Mahathat


Saturday:
Introduction to Buddhism Festival 
Admission: FREE 

Sunday:
Thai-British Summer Fair
Admission: £5 adults, £3 concession and children under 10, family ticket £15 (2 adults+3 children)

The 2013 Kings Bromley, Thai-British Fair runs over two days. The first day is free and focusses on Thai Buddhism and classic Thai temple fair activities.

The second day is ticketed and focusses more on the colourful culture of Thailand including music and dance. 

On show will be lots of Thai Crafts, Thai food from leading Thai Restaurants around the UK, Thai cultural performances, Thai Costume Contest (junior 5-13; senior 14 years and upwards), Thai Boxing Show and Thai Beer Pavilion.

There will also be a Grand Raffle: 1st Prize, 10 days for 2 in Amazing Thailand including flight and accommodation; 2nd Prize £500 cash; 3rd prize, gold necklace.


Where?
Kings Bromley Show Ground, Crawley Lane, Kings Bromley, Nr. Burton, DE13 7JF 10am - 6pm.

Admission
Saturday - Free
Sunday See entrance cost to the left


Maidstone Thai Food & Crafts Festival - 18th AUGUST 2013

Maidstone Thai Festival

Taste of the event here

Source: Thai Solent Society


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

View event flyer here

Thai food and crafts festival
Organised by the Thai Solent Society, the Maidstone Thai Festival is a new event that makes it's first appearance in 2013.

Similar to the Southsea Festival above, 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 and a chance to win return tickets to Thailand!

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?
Mote Park, Mote Avenue, Maidstone, Kent, ME15 7ST
10.00am - 6.00pm


Admission
Free


Amazing Thailand Festival - 24th/25th & 26th AUGUST 2013

Secretts festival 2013

Taste of the event here

Win a flight to Thailand - Free competition entry with ticket

Tel: 01730 812555,

email: muditatrust@hotmail.com


Mudita Trust Website

Taste of Dublin

The 9th Amazing Thailand Festival
The 9th Amazing Thailand Festival
takes place over the August bank holiday weekend and attracts upwards of 50,000 visitors. Now  in it's fourteenth year the Festival, which takes place every other year, is  one of the largest in the UK and certainly one of the most anticipated events in the UK Thai Calender.

You will find a whole street of food stalls set up by famous Thai restaurants and they will cook delicious, authentic Thai dishes and snacks. A fantastic day out for the whole family with attractions that include spectacular Thai traditional dances, martial arts demonstrations, fortune tellers, masseurs, processions and colourful markets.

The festival offers a perfect chance for you to experience Thai culture and Thai cuisine in a carnival atmosphere. All the profits from the festival go to the Mudita Trust.



Where?
Secrett's Garden Centre, Portsmouth Road, Milford, Surrey, GU8 5HL 11.00am - 6.00pm

Admission
£10 adult with one child, under 14 years free.


Oxford Thai Food & Culture Festival 1st September 2013

Oxford Thai Food and Culture Festival 2013

Taste of the event here


Source: The Thai Community of Oxford


Call: 07889016397

Email Organisers:
oxfordthaifestival@hotmail.co.uk


View the 2013 event Flyer Here

The Oxford Thai Food and Culture Festival for 2013, sponsored by Chang Beer, will showcase the best Thai food, handicrafts, Thai culture and much more throughout the day!

A wide variety of entertainment is on offer that the whole family will enjoy. A dazzling display of Thai traditions, culture and celebration. There will be a showcase of Classical Thai Dancing, Thai Boxing, cooking demonstrations, Thai folk songs and there will also be Thai massage to help you unwind.

What better way for your children to round off the British School holidays than with an afternoon of Thai culture that will make a perfect subject matter for the  'what did you do in the summer holidays' essay when they return.

Where?
Botley Park, Botley Road, Oxford OX2 0BT

Admission
Adults £3, Concessions and Children under 10 are Free


Poole Thai Festival 7th and 8th September 2013

Poole Thai Festival

Taste of the event here


TWO DAY EVENT

Further details are available from the organisers on email
organiser@thepoolethaifestival.co.uk

Website: poolethaifestival.co.uk

facebook.com//poolethaifestival

View the 2013 event Flyer Here



Experience the wonders of Amazing Thailand for a weekend in September at Baiter Park, Poole.

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.

Anyone dressed in traditional Thai Costume will be able to get free admission to the festival on either day, plus you will receive a free raffle ticket for a chance to win a return trip to Thailand, so make sure you dig out your best Thai costumes.

Where?
Baiter Park (Harbourside Park), Poole, Dorset on 7th and 8th September 10am to 7pm.

Admission
Ticket prices Adult £2.50
Child 5-10 £1, under 5 Free


Thai events for 2014


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All our events information comes directly from the organisers of each event. Events are only listed when confirmed. Any changes to dates or times shon will be posted on our events page well in advance of any event taking place. The information for each event is subject to change Taste of Thai is not directly involved in arranging any of the events or festivals shown, except for helping to promote them.







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