Sat 31 Aug & Sun 1 Sept 2019
The ultimate chilli experience
Turn up the heat at our annual Chilli festival taking place in the Manor gardens in the beautiful Aviary Gardens. With handpicked exhibitors, all passionate about chilli, the festival guarantees to bring you the best of local artisan producers as well as some of the nation’s best loved independent traders from across the country.
Throughout the weekend you can also enjoy live music, family fun and children’s craft activities as well as the opportunity to walk around the gardens and explore the house (pre-booking recommended). Don’t miss the hottest event this September!
Discover the best of local artisan producers and some of the nation’s best loved chilli traders, as well as delicious hot food from the catering stalls.
We have over 80 stallholders selling everything Chilli-related, from cheese to cakes and oils to chutneys.
Beer, Lager and Cider
Cakes and patisserie
Cheese and deli
Chocolate, confectionary and fudge
Cooked, cured meats and fish
Fresh meat and fish
Waddesdon’s ice cream
Pies and puddings
Sauces, condiments, oils and vinegars
Fair Dinkum Fare
Fat Man Chilli
Go Spice Mixes Ltd
Grim Reaper Foods
Karimix UK Ltd
Meah’s Flavours of India
Oil & Vinegar
Pat and Pinky’s
Salter’s Must Chup Sauces
Smoking Crow Chilli Co
Tan Rosie Foods Ltd
The Garlic Farm
Wiltshire Chilli Farm
Spirits and liqueurs
Tuck into something delicious for lunch from one of these hot catering stalls.
Bars and drinks stands
Cool off with a refreshing drink from our great range of bars and drinks stands.
Enjoy a real party atmosphere with live music, face painting and dancing. All the family can share a great experience with kids’ activities and the opportunity to kick back and listen to local performers.
Beato Burrito are hotter than a jalapeno, performing rock and pop classics from Britney to Oasis, Kylie to Quo, all in a fun Mexican mariachi style. See them stroll the gardens, serenade and dazzle you with a heady mix of music and tongue in cheek comedy.
Live acoustic sessions
Kids can choose a cactus and then get crafty by decorating their pot. A great keepsake to take home with you. £3 per pot.
Experience the House as if a 19th-century guest of Baron Ferdinand’s and walk through some of the beautiful interiors downstairs. Spot chillies growing in the conservatory!
Free with your Chilli Fest grounds ticket, 11am-5pm