Bedford Chilli And Cheese Festival

Bedford Cheese & Chilli Festival

25th & 26th May 2019 – 10.00am to 5.00pm

 

This is the first ever Bedford Cheese & Chilli Festival! The Cheese & Chilli Festival provides fun activities for all ages. With FREE cooking demonstrations, Taste Tents, a Beer Festival, Street Theatre, Live Music, Free Crazy Golf, Free Human Sized Table Football, Children’s Entertainments including Magic Shows, Punch & Judy, Balloon Modelling, Treasure Hunts. Come and see what the festival has to offer.

A festival is not a festival without some live music! To keep us entertained, we have a number of bands playing for us throughout the weekend. The bands will be celebrated musicians from around the region playing anything from from jazz to rock. See the schedule for further information.

A number of cooking demonstrations or talks will be offered by professionals from the cheese and chilli industry. Many sessions will be hosted by the famous Chilli Olly but we will also have many guest speakers. See the schedule for further details. The Demonstration Tent will also host the popular Man V Food Challenge and a Ready Steady Cook interactive cooking session.

At every event there will be a FREE to enter and play Human Sized Table Football.  Just like the table top game but it’s full size.  For all ages, strap yourself in and have a laugh trying to play football whilst attached to a metal bar.

SATURDAY

10am

Gates Open

10.30am

Growing & Eating Chillies Question and Answer Session Demonstration Tent

11am

Giant Bubble Party Family Zone

11am

Brunch with Chilli Olly & Special Guest Demonstration Tent

11.15am

Live Music – Harry Skinner Music Stage

11.45pm

Cooking with Nutty Professor Demonstration Tent

12noon

Punch & Judy Show Family Zone

12.15pm

Live Music – Harry Skinner Music Stage

12.45pm

Chilli Food Challenge Demonstration Tent

1pm

Giant Bubble Party Family Zone

13:30pm

Cooking with Chilli Pepper Perrett Demonstration Tent

2pm

Magic Show Family Zone

2pm

Live Music – Fabulators Music Stage

2.15pm

Creating your Hot Sauce with Red Guinea Pig Demonstration Tent

3pm

Live Music – Fabulators Music Stage

3.15pm

Ready Steady Cook Demonstration Tent

3.45pm

Chilli Eating Competition Music Stage

4pm

Punch & Judy Show Family Zone

5pm

Gates Close

All Day

Balloon Modelling Family Zone

All Day

Face Painting Family Zone

All Day

Free Crazy Golf Family Zone

All Day

Free Human Sized Table Football Family Zone

All Day

Henna Tattoos Trader Area

All Day

Inflatables Music Stage

All Day

Tarot Reading Trader Area

All Day

Treasure Hunt Entrance Tent

SUNDAY

10am

Gates Open

10.30am

Growing & Eating Chillies Question and Answer Session Demonstration Tent

11am

Giant Bubble Party Family Zone

11am

Brunch with Chilli Olly & Special Guest Demonstration Tent

11.15am

Live Music – Kitty’s Music Music Stage

11.45pm

Cooking with Nutty Professor Demonstration Tent

12noon

Punch & Judy Show Family Zone

12.15pm

Live Music – Kitty’s Music Music Stage

12.45pm

Chilli Food Challenge Demonstration Tent

13:30pm

Cooking with Chilli Pepper Perrett Demonstration Tent

1pm

Giant Bubble Party Family Zone

2pm

Magic Show Family Zone

2pm

Live Music – The Kites Music Stage

2.15pm

Creating your Hot Sauce with Red Guinea Pig Demonstration Tent

3pm

Live Music – The Kites Music Stage

3.15pm

Ready Steady Cook Demonstration Tent

3.45pm

Chilli Eating Competition Music Stage

4pm

Punch & Judy Show Family Zone

5pm

Gates Close

All Day

Balloon Modelling Family Zone

All Day

Face Painting Family Zone

All Day

Free Crazy Golf Family Zone

All Day

Free Human Sized Table Football Family Zone

All Day

Henna Tattoos Trader Area

All Day

Inflatables Music Stage

All Day

Tarot Reading Trader Area

All Day

Treasure Hunt Entrance Tent