Cheese & Chilli Festival


Is there free parking available for the festivals?

Free parking is available at most festivals (excluding Swindon & Winchester where in each location, the local council are offering access to town centre parking or in Swindon’s case the council offer a chargeable pay and display facility at the park).

Are dogs allowed?

Yes, dogs are very welcome at all shows providing they leave some food for us and that they remain on leads. As the show is centered around food, hygiene is very important and it is essential that any dog mess is cleared as soon as possible.

Are there toilets available?

Yes, there are toilet cubicles, male urinals and disabled toilets available.

Are there concessions for disabled people?

Yes, there are concessions for disabled people and their carers. Please see our Tickets page for details.

Is there a charge to enter the Chilli Eating competition?

No, the Chilli Eating competition is free.

What age does a 'Senior' ticket start from?

Senior tickets are available for people aged 65+

What’s happening on the day?

Each festival has a full schedule of events. Please see the Location page you are interested in for more details.

Can tickets be bought on the door?

Yes they can.  Discounted tickets are available up to 8pm on the Thursday before the event, but after this time tickets can be purchased on the door or online at the standard rate.

If the event is cancelled due to COVID-19, will I receive a full refund?

If the event is cancelled due to COVID-19 and you have pre bought tickets, these will be refunded by the ticketing agent in full

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