Eastnor ChilliFest ’24

Sunday 5th to Monday 6th May 2024 

10.30am to 5.30pm

LIMITED PRE-BOOKED ONLINE TICKETS ONLY

 All things Chilli to try and buy | Live music | Entertainment | Bars | Hot food | Children’s Cookery School |
Chilli Eating Competition | Cookery Demonstrations

PLUS all of our usual attractions!

CASTLE & GROUNDS TICKETS ONLY (Grounds Only tickets are not available for this event)

Adult (Aged 16 and over): £14.00
Child (3-15 years): £8.00
Family (2a+3c): £40.00*
Family (1a+3c): £26.00*

*Family Tickets:
2a+3c = 2 adults & up to 3 children
1a+3c = 1 adult & up to 3 children

Children aged 2 and under do not require a ticket.

Privilege Card Holders: This event is free of charge. Please book your tickets online and select the ‘Privilege Card’ ticket options (entering your Privilege Card number at the checkout). You will be asked to show your Privilege Card on arrival.

Historic House Members:
Not valid for this event

English Heritage Members:
Not valid for this event

Blue Peter Badge Holders:
Not valid for this event

TICKETS ARE NON-REFUNDABLE

WE ARE GENERALLY A CASH-FREE SITE BUT SOME STALL HOLDERS WILL ONLY BE ACCEPTING CASH SO PLEASE BRING A CARD AND SOME CASH WITH YOU ON THE DAY OF YOUR VISIT. THERE IS NO CASH POINT AT EASTNOR.

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Stall Holders

Selling everything chilli plus HOT tasty food, cocktails, beer and local cider!

2024 Stall Holders confirmed so far…

Artisan Camper | Bears Great Escapes Ice Cream Bike | Bellota | Boozy Belles | Case for Cooking | Charcuterie Hereford | Chill Bill Frozen Yoghurt | Chill Your Beans | Chilli Alchemist | Clifton Chilli Club | Churros Susanna | Cotswold Salted Beef | Croome Cuisine | Dayus Butchers | Dean of the Dead | Devil Dog Sauces | Divine Donuts | Field 2 Fork Pizza | Fluffle from Fudgeheaven | Frank&Co Sauces | Ginger Beard Preserves | Green Choice Olives | Grim Reaper Foods | Habanero Mexi Street Food | Hallouminati | Hot-Headz | Hungry Monkeys – BBQ Street Food | Indys Indian Kitchen | Jethro’s Marinades & Sauces | JR Cakes | Kaya Thai | Kitchen Garden Plant Centre | Kwackers Salt & Pepper Chicken | Lakehouse Brewery | Liqueurs & Mead | MacDaddies Gourmet Mac & Cheese | Malvern Bitters | Monkhide Wines | Mookies Indian Street Food | Mr Vikkis | Must Chup Ltd | Natural Ice | Oscar’s Bar | Pimento | Platinum Pancakes | Plenty of Pies | Pueblo Artisan Foods | Rockfield Distillery | Roly Poly – Gourmet Burgers | Sebs Ciders | The Alchemy of Bubble Tea | The Beefy Boys | The Chilli Pepper Company | The Chilli Potter | The Chock Shop | The Garlic Farm | The Ludlow Pickle Company | The Potjeman | The Velvet Tree Face & Body Art | The Walkers Kimchi The Wiltshire Chilli Farm | Tipsy Fruit Gins | Veg Life | Whittals Fudge | Wiga Wagaa & Whinny’s Horse Box Coffee 

cookery demonstrations

Sunday 5th May

11:00 to 11:45 – Harts Barn Cookery School
12:00 to 12:45 – Our Lizzy’s Vegan Cookery School
13:00 to 13:45 – Saku Chandrasekara
(Contestant from The Great British Bake Off 2023)
14:00 to 14:15 – Suki Pantal – Indian Chef & Author
(Contestant from The Great Cookbook Challenge With Jamie Oliver)
15:15 to 16:00 – Murf from The Beefy Boys

Demos subject to change

Cookery Demonstrations

Monday 6th May

11:00 to 11:45 – Jay from The Clifton Chilli Club
12:00 to 12:45 – Murf from The Beefy Boys
13:00 to 13:45 – Suki Pantal – Indian Chef & Author
(Contestant from The Great Cookbook Challenge With Jamie Oliver)
14:00 to 14:15 – Rhian Caffull – Owner of Veg Life
15:15 to 16:00 – Harts Barn Cookery School

Demos subject to change

 

Also Featuring…

LIVE MUSIC 
Los Squideros, Baixa Beats and Make Mine a Double

CHILLI EATING COMPETITION
Not to be missed! The Clifton Chilli Club are back with the ultimate taste bud test!

CHILDREN’S COOKERY SCHOOL
Cookery School workshops from Harts Barn Cookery School will be running throughout the day… places are limited (book on the day)!
11:00 – Decorate a cupcake
12:15 – Make your own healthy pot noodle (with or without chillies)
13:30 – Chilli-masu
14:45 – Make your own healthy pot noodle (with or without chillies)
16:00 – Decorate a cupcake

THE DAPPER CHAPS
Our resident entertainers will be entertaining the crowds with stilt walking and fire shows!

BHANGRA TOTS DANCE WORKSHOPS
Sohan Kelly will be providing Bhangra Dance Workshops to get the whole family moving!

GREEN APE SMOOTHIE BIKE
Pedal-powered smoothie making on the Lower Terrace!

THE VELVET TREE PAMPER LOUNGE
Choose from Glitter Eyes, Face & Body Art for children and adults of all ages.

Plus… all of our usual attractions:
Knight’s Maze | Junior Obstacle Course | Adventure Playground | Lakeside & Woodland Walks | Woodland Play Area | Rope Swing Route | Tree Hunters’ Trek

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Frequently Asked Questions

Do I need to book my tickets in advance?
Yes, we are only selling advance online tickets. Gate tickets will not be available. To avoid overcrowding, there is a limit on the number of tickets available and the event usually sells out. If you arrive without a pre-purchased ticket, you will be directed to our website to purchase your tickets and they will be subject to availability. Please book your tickets before you leave home to avoid any disappointment.

My ticket email hasn’t arrived, what should I do?
Firstly, please check your junk folder. If you still haven’t received your email, please call the office on 01531 633160 or email enquiries@eastnorcastle.com and ask for your booking confirmation email to be re-sent.

I have a Privilege Card, do I need to book tickets?
Yes, please choose the Privilege Card tickets and enter your membership number at the point of checkout. Please have your Privilege Card ready to show staff on arrival.

Am I allowed in with a Complimentary ticket?
Complimentary tickets are unfortunately not valid for Eastnor ChilliFest.

Am I allowed to use my Historic Houses Membership/English Heritage Membership/Blue Peter Badge for entry?
No, we do not offer any free or concessionary tickets for ChilliFest.

Can I exchange my ticket for a different day?
Unfortunately, any pre-purchased tickets are non-refundable and non-exchangeable.

Do I need to print out my e-ticket?
No, you will be able to show your e-ticket on a mobile or tablet device. Please download your ticket email before you leave home to avoid any delays on arrival.

Where can I park?
Parking will be in our overflow car park and also in the Deer Park. Please follow instructions from the car parking stewards on where to park. Depending on where you park, you will enter the castle grounds on foot either through the main visitor entrance or the front drive. There is no dedicated parking area for Privilege Card holders.

Is there accessible parking?
Accessible parking is in the main visitor car park, close to the visitor entrance facility and around 200 metres from the Castle Courtyard.

Can I bring my dog?
Dogs are welcome, as always, but please bear in mind the event will be busy and there will be lots of spicy food around!

Will there be vegetarian/vegan food available?
There will be plenty of vegetarian food available from the food stalls and several stalls will be offering vegan menus too.

Is camping available?
Camping is available in our Deer Park Campsite for ChilliFest ticket holders only. To book camping, please see the link in your ChilliFest booking confirmation email.

Is the event suitable for children?
As well as the ChilliFest entertainment, all of our usual attractions are also available. These include the Knight’s Maze, Adventure Playground, Junior Obstacle Course, Woodland Play Area and Woodland/Lakeside Walks.

Will I be able to pay by cash or card?
BOTH! We are a cash-free site so most payments will be by card only but some stall holders may only accept cash so please bring both. There is no cash point on site and we are unable to offer cash-back. 

 

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