Cheese and Chilli Festival

Sat 20/08/16 10:15 AM - Sun 21/08/16 5:00 PM


This tasty festival promises to be a fun-filled day out for the whole family bringing an
amazing array of flavours, colours and experiences to the city.
The festival market will provide an array of quality local and regional cheeses,
chilli-based food and products from all over the world and a selection of high quality
food stalls to taste and buy from.
Special guests including Sean Wilson (Coronation Street) will be on site over the
weekend showing us his award winning Saddleworth Cheese.
There will also be a Craft Fair and Shopping Village showcasing a wide range of high
quality and unusual locally produced crafts and gifts.
For the CAMRA lovers there will be Real Ale Bar available throughout the weekend
from the local Downton Brewery and the real deal Cider bar will be supplied by Worley’s
Cider.
For music lovers we have a number of live acts performing at the shows including an
amazing Samba band with a FREE Samba workshop and children’s procession.
There will be a full programme of entertainment, chilli eating competitions, falconry
display, demonstrations and other fun events throughout the weekend.