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The Original Jerk Cookout

Event Details

Celebrate Jamaican culture and 60 years of independence with The Original Jerk Cookout at the Horniman Museum. Live music fills the air and gets everyone in a dancing mood, before digging into some delicious food. Stalls and activities, including a bouncy castle and face painting, keep everyone occupied and enjoying the summer.

When: 21 August

Where: Horniman Museum & Gardens

Ticket price: From £7.50

Find out more and book here

More information from organisers:

Happening across the Horniman Gardens, we will be celebrating the 60th anniversary of Jamaican Independence with family activities, live music, dance and jerk.

Some of the UK’s top Caribbean and African chefs will be cooking up a storm with jerk, vegan and vegetarian food.

Please note: the Gardens, Butterfly House and Animal Walk will only be accessible to Jerk Cookout ticket holders on this day.


Jerk food stands

Vegan and vegetarian food area

World food stalls

Top DJs

Two stages

Holistic area

Classic cars

Charity stalls

Plus the Jerk Cook Out famous Candy dance

Bouncy castles

Face painting

Butterfly House

Animal Walk

Please note this event is outside so come along, embrace the festival atmosphere and dress appropriately for the weather on the day. The event will take place whatever the weather and refunds will not be offered in the case of bad weather.

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