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The Leigh Folk Festival is a free, open event, held at several venues in the town of Leigh-on-sea, which is situated along the Thames Estuary just outside of Southend. All events on Saturday take place in and around the Library Gardens on Broadway West; from the station, walk up Belton Way, along Rectory Grove and then take the right fork into Broadway West. You'll find the Library Gardens on your right after 200 yards. All events on Sunday take place in and around the High Street of Old Leigh; from the station, follow the train tracks with the estuary on your right, past the cocklesheds and you'll reach the High Street after about 5 minutes.
All the Festival venues are a short walk from Leigh-on-sea train station which is a 45 (approx) minute journey from London Fenchurch Street (c2c line). If you're travelling on National Express East Anglia trains, you are advised to alight at Rayleigh where buses run regularly to Leigh-on-sea, taking roughly 30 minutes.
Travelling by car you'll find Leigh just south of the A13 (London Road), approximately 2 miles outside of Southend-on-sea. You should set your sat nav equipment for 'SS9 2ET'. On the Sunday of Festival weekend free parking is available at Leigh-on-Sea train station car park, while relief parking is available on Leigh Marshes (behind the station). Parking on Belton Bridge is reserved for disabled drivers only and parking on the grass verges in Belton Gardens is not permitted (vehicles left there during the Festival are done so at the owners risk).
There is currently no dedicated camping for the LFF, however there are campsites located in the borough of Southend which are within easy reach of the Festival site including Lower Wyburn's Farm in Daws Heath, about 2 miles from Leigh.