Eastnor Chilli Festival 2017

Eastnor Chilli FestivalIt’s almost time for one of the best events of the year, the Eastnor Chilli Festival. The annual festival is now in its 6th year and it’s always a fun way to spend the May Bank Holiday weekend. It starts this Sunday, April 30 and Monday, May 1st. It’s going to be loads of fun for all the family.

What’s Happening at the Chilli Festival?

Here are just a few of the stall holders that will be tempting you with their delights over the weekend.

  • Chilli Mash
  • Mighty Soft Shell Crab
  • Simply Crepes
  • Chilli Zoo
  • Kwackers
  • H Dayus Family Butchers
  • Fire Foods
  • Fat Man Chilli
  • Churros Susanna
  • Carey Organic Cider
  • Tipsy Fruit Gins Ltd

Cooking Demonstrations

There are also incredible cookery demonstrations taking place on Sunday and Monday.  The full timetable can be found here but some of the highlights include:

  • Beefy Boys – known for their love of Hereford beef and some of the best burgers in the world!
  • Sue and Mark of Eckington Manor – winner of Masterchef The Professionals
  • Tom Court from Sticky Fig Catering

You’ll also find the Children’s Cookery School and of course the Chilli Eating Competition.  The whole weekend will have live music to add to the whole atmosphere.

We highly recommend booking your tickets if you haven’t already.  Family tickets are for two adults and three children and they cost just £30. Adult tickets are £11 and children aged 3-12 years are £7. Children under 3 get in for free! You are advised to get tickets in advance as it is a popular event and there’s no guarantee that tickets will be available on the day. Check online, even on the same day as tickets will be available up until 9 am on the day of the event.  Please note, Privilege Card Holders don’t need to buy tickets for this event.