The Original Jerk Cookout

Join us for this family-friendly food and music festival.

Happening across the Horniman Gardens, join us for family activities, live music, activities, and jerk, vegan and vegetarian food cooked by top Caribbean and African chefs.

Please note: to enter this event you must have purchased your tickets in advance. You will not be able to purchase tickets on the door. 

There is no readmittance to the event. 

Live on the Jerk Stage

  • Becca D
  • Carroll Thompson
  • Donna Spence
  • Gary Crosby and Tomorrow’s Warriors
  • Liyah
  • London Community Gospel Choir
  • Reggae Aerobics
  • Teachers Crew
  • YolanDa Brown

The Cookout Village


  • International food stalls
  • Arts and crafts stalls
  • Charity stalls
  • Wellness area
  • Storytelling
  • UK’s Biggest Candy & Jerusalema dance-a-long

Sunken Gardens

  • South London Samba
  • The Venus Bushfires – performance

South Downs – Family Area

  • The Venus Bushfires – Music Workshop
  • Helen McDonald – Storytelling

To apply to be a food trader at The Original Jerk Cookout please contact

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