The Traders

Jerk Hut & Co

If you’re looking for the authentic taste of the Caribbean, look no further! Jerk Hut are passionate about food, and no one beats the taste of Jerk Hut.

Mimis Food

Mimis African Restaurant and Bar specialises in West African and Nigerian cuisine Catering for indoor to outdoor events, festivals, Sports, Carnivals and Parties.

Golden Spoon

Caribbean cuisine with the emphasis on Jamaican dishes such as ackee and saltfish and jerk chicken, but also with selections from the wider Caribbean region, such as roti.


A Family run business based in Birmingham, which originally started in the Caribbean island of Jamaica. specialise in Caribbean bakery, food and Vegan meals.

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Funki Griller

From juicy steaks and delicious meats to tasty vegetarian options, we offer fine food with no pretence. Specialising in locally sourced ingredients.

Nas Exotic Foods

Serving a wide range of Guyanese Food including Roti & Curry, Plantain waffles, home made juices, pastries, patties, cheese roll, cheese straw and salara

Jamrock Catering

Jamrock Caribbean Catering is the go-to culinary destination for a unique and memorable food experience.


Experience the extraordinary taste of Nature with our variety of delicious juices in a range of enticing flavors!

South Coast Sweet Delights

We proudly handcraft quality sweet treats for all occasions. Specialising in bespoke cakes, desserts, and sweet boxes for special days and events.

The Arts Culture Zone

Our Arts Cultural Zone will focus on Showcasing authentic African – Caribbean Cultural experiences through Art, Dance, Poetry and Clothing. This section will be hosted by our Cultural Ambassador –  Original Ras Korby –  Korby Hingera Gaere Dandarah Dunyaka Morbe Buramba.

African & Caribbean

Our Arts Zone will showcase African Caribbean small crafts, masks and art. With traders like Jotex and Pearl to Coast

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Hair Artsits

Internationally acclaimed hair Locs specialists for styling Twisty, Kinky & Rasta Hair Locs will be attending

African Drumming

Cheikh diop, founder of Rhythm Generation formely known as Afric'Arts is an amazing African drummer, dancer storyteller and craftsman from Senegal.

Keyah Muti Art

Keyah Muti Art has always sought to transcend traditional boundaries and embrace an Afro-centric perspective, paying homage to the rich tapestry of African and diasporic cultures.


Ready-to-wear and custom design clothing brand for men, women, and kids. We will showcase modern, chic, and unique styles using African print fabrics.

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Cultural Roots Museum

Step into the unique sound system museum, where history comes alive and memories are cherished. With the firm belief that preserving the past is essential.

Dancing Workshops

Engage in the rhythmic world of traditional West-African dance and vocal chanting by participating in our group workshops. Immerse yourself in the vibrant culture and energy as you join like-minded enthusiasts in these dynamic sessions.


Kids Story Telling

Enrich your child's imagination with our group sessions in traditional storytelling, tailored for kids aged 3 and above. Dive into captivating narratives that spark creativity and foster a love for stories in a communal setting.

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Face Painting

Enjoy the playful excitement of children's face painting delight.

Our Health Focus 2024

Pink Ribbon Foundation

We are partnering with Pink Ribbon Foundation, designating the esteemed charity organization as the Charity Partner for the upcoming event. The collaboration aims to raise awareness and support for breast cancer initiatives within the local community.

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UHD NHS Support

University Hospitals Dorset NHS Foundation Trust is committed to raising additional resources beyond what the NHS provides. This year, Bournemouth Reggae Weekender decided to allocate 30% of ticket revenue to support the Neonatal Department.

We are With You.

We are delighted to reveal our partnership with WithYou,naming the local charity as the Health Awareness Partner for the upcoming event. This collaboration aims to bolster awareness and provide support to adults, young people and families experiencing challenges with alcohol or drugs.

We are always looking out for unique traders to join our festival.

Please provide as much detailed information in your application as possible in order to help us make our selection. Please note that submitting your application does not automatically guarantee you a place.
Your application will be assessed by the trading team and we will contact you directly to advise you if a pitch can be offered. Application deadline is 1st March 2024.

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