18th & 19th August 2018 – 10.00 am to 5.00 pm
We are delighted to announce that the amazing Cheese and Chilli Festival is returning to Winchester for 2018, this time at the NEW VENUE…..The Garrison Ground, Bar End Rd, Winchester, SO23 9NT.
The event will bring an amazing array of tastes, colours and experiences to town and is a ‘must go to event’. Come rain or shine, the event will be fantastic!
The venue boasts a great space and is a beautiful setting which helps make the atmosphere amazing. We will again see more cheese and chillies on offer from around the world than previous years’, so come and enjoy.
The event has an obvious focus on cheese and chilli, but 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 as well as fun rides and games etc. Other entertainments include, PIG RACING, Cooking Demonstrations, Presentations, Tastings, Man V Food Challenge, Chilli Eating Competitions, Magic Shows, Falconry Flying Displays, Punch & Judy, Balloon Modelling plus lots more.
If that wasn’t enough, there will be a fantastic Beer Festival all weekend from our very own Downton Brewery! Plus this year we have Dorset Mobile Bar’s fantastic Inflatable Pub and Worley’s Cider bar serving a wide selection of ciders and larger plus others.
To complement the party, with a dedicated stage area, live music from many local acts will be performed at the event.
Please see the schedule for notification of the bands playing at times etc.
Dogs are very welcome at the show, all we asks is that they are kept on leads and you pick up any waste.
- The venue: The Garrison Ground, Bar End Rd, Winchester, SO23 9NT
- Whilst there are no allocated parking available the new venue benefits from being across the road from the town’s park and ride facilities (St Catherine’s Park & Ride, SO23 9NP) FREE ON SUNDAYS. For more information about car parks please visit http://www.winchester.gov.uk/parking/park-and-ride
- Train: From Winchester station, the Garrison Ground is 1.3 miles walk through the High Street.
- See also the map below.