Cheese and Chilli Festival

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The amazing Cheese and Chilli Festival will be held in Cheltenham for 2018 at Sandford Park. The Festival is the only one of its kind in the UK which celebrates both Cheese and Chilli within a family festival setting.

But it's not all just cheese and chilli! There will be something for everyone at the event and is a perfect family day out with free activities for children and adults to take part in plus fun rides and games.

To complement the party, there is a dedicated stage area with live music from local acts.

Saturday 4th and Sunday 5th August 2018
10am - 5pm

Advance Tickets
Adults £6, Senior £4, Children free
Book tickets here

Tickets can be used on either the Saturday or the Sunday – you decide! A ticket cannot be used more than once (i.e. on both days) as the system will reject it.

Free entertainment

Pig racing – Food Tastings – Live Demonstrations – Wine Tasting – Cooking Demonstrations – Falconry Flying Display – Live Music – Taste Tent – Magic Show – Balloon Modelling – Punch and Judy – Chilli Eating Competition – Man V Food Challenge

Paid activities

Face Painting – Inflatables – Children’s Fun Rides – Cider Bar – Real Ale Bar – Inflatable Pub

Alongside all the action there will be a fantastic Beer Festival all weekend from the Cheese and Chilli Festival's very own Downton Brewery! Plus this year there will be Dorset Mobile Bar’s fantastic Inflatable Pub and Worley’s Cider bar serving a wide selection of ciders and larger plus others.

Well behaved dogs welcome :)

This event will be supporting the Marie Curie charity.

Marie Curie provide emotional & practical support and guidance to anyone diagnosed with a terminal illness, whether that is through their at home nursing service, online forums or free information line. They also have 9 hospices around the UK and campaign to keep Terminal Illness at the top of the political agenda. The team will be on site hoping to generate some much needed funds so if you’re feeling generous please donate to a worthy cause.

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