Eastnor ChilliFest ’23
Sunday 30th April to Monday 1st May 2023
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*
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.
Selling everything chilli plus HOT tasty food, cocktails, beer and local cider!
2023 Stall holders:
Bar 7 Events | Boozey Belles | Case for Cooking | Chilli Alchemist | Clifton Chilli Club | Churros Susanna | Coffee Shack | Croome Cuisine | Dean of the Dead | Divine Donuts | Dorset Chilli Shop | Fat Man Chilli | Fair Dinkum | Field 2 Fork Catering | Frank&Co | Funky Falafel Ltd | Ginger Beard Preserves | Green Choice Olives | | Grim Reaper Foods Ltd | Guilt Trip Coffee & Donuts | H Dayus Family Butchers | Habanero Mexi Street Food | Hallouminati | Hot-Headz! | Hungry Monkeys – BBQ Street Food | Indys Indian Kitchen | Jethro’s Marinades & Sauces | JR Cakes | Karimix UK Ltd | Kwackers Duck Wraps & Burgers | Lakehouse Brewery | MacDaddies Gourmet Mac & Cheese | Marinades Caribbean Restaurant | Meah’s Flavours of India | Monkhide Wines, Liqueurs & Mead | Mookies Indian Street Food | Mr Vikkis | Natural Ice | Oscar’s Bar Hire | Pembrokeshire Chilli Farm | Platinum Pancakes | Plueblo Artisan Foods & Arts | Pimento | Pimp Your Mayo | Roly Poly (Gourmet Burgers) | Sebs Ciders | Ted’s Tacos | The Beefy Boys | The Chillees & Bumblee’s Preserves | The Chilli Pepper Company | The Chock Shop | The Garlic Farm | The Ludlow Pickle Company Ltd | The Mighty Soft Shell Crab | The Coffee Shack | The Wiltshire Chilli Farm | Tipsy Fruit Gins Ltd | Tubby Tom’s | Veg Life | Whittals | Wiga Wagaa
Sunday 30th April
11:00 to 11:45 – Yvette Farrell (Harts Barn Cookery School)
12:00 to 12:45 – Jay & Nick (Clifton Chilli Club)
13:00 to 13:45 – Mark Stinchcombe (The Barn, Severn & Wye)
14:00 to 14:15 – (The Beefy Boys)
15:15 to 16:00 – (Rayeesa’s Indian Kitchen)
Demos subject to change
Monday 1st May
11:00 to 11:45 – Jay & Nick (Clifton Chilli Club)
12:00 to 12:45 – Rhian (Veglife – Plant Based Cookery)
13:00 to 13:45 – (Our Lizzy’s Vegan Cookery School)
14:00 to 14:15 – (Rayeesa’s Indian Kitchen)
15:15 to 16:00 – Joe Parke (Harts Barn Cookery School)
Demos subject to change
Los Squideros, The Breaks and Baixa Beats.
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 | 12.15 | 13.30 | 14.45 | 16.00 (45 minute sessions)
Making Chilli-masu, Decorated Cupcakes and Chilli Wraps.
THOMAS TRILBY & SOLO CIRCUS
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, or a relaxing seated back, neck or shoulder massage or Reflexology whilst enjoying the show or waiting for children to be face painted.
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
See what ChilliFest looks like…
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 tickets have sold out in advance for the previous 3 years.
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
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.
Can I exchange my ticket for a different day?
Unfortunately, any pre-purchased tickets are non-refundable and non-exchangeable.
Is camping available?
Camping is available in our Deer Park Campsite. Please see our Deer Park Campsite page for more details.
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.
Is there disabled parking?
Disabled parking is in the main Visitor Car Park, close to the visitor entrance facility and around 200 metres from the Castle Courtyard.
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.
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, as long as the bar code is visible.