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Swindon Cheese & Chilli Festival 2024

The Swindon Cheese and Chilli Festival are back in Swindon for 2024. The event is now in its 6th year! The event in 2024 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 Cheese and Chilli Festival is the only show in the UK which celebrates both Cheese and Chilli within a family festival setting.

There are between 70 and 100 traders at each show along with a children’s play zone accommodating shows such as:

  • Live Music
  • Comedy Cooking Demonstrations with Chilli Olly and Dave Pepper Perret
  • Chilli Eating Competitions 
  • Chilli Sauce Awards
  • Chilli Challenge
  • Storytelling
  • Disney Singer (Georgina Hendry)
  • Meet The Mascot
  • Bubble Party
  • Stilt Walker
  • Fun Fair
  • Punch & Judy
  • Walkabout Musicians
  • Crazy Golf
  • Treasure Hunt
  • Falconry Show
  • Face Painting

Cheese and Chilli straight from the farm, you can’t beat it, but if you get Cheese and Chilli’d out, they have a number of craft and shopping stalls, so in between enjoying your cheese and chilli, you can do some shopping!

There is also a great selection of fast food all keeping to the cheese and chilli theme so no need to bring the picnic, but you are more than welcome to!

Opening Times:

  • Saturday - 10am - 6pm
  • Sunday - 10am - 5pm

Early Bird Tickets:

  • Early Bird Adult Ticket - £8.00
  • Early Bird Concession Ticket - £6.00
  • Early Bird Adult Weekend Ticket - £11.50
  • Early Bird Concession Weekend Ticket - £9.00
  • Child Tickets (Aged 0-15yrs) - FREE

Advanced Standard Tickets:

  • Adult Day Ticket - £10.00
  • Concession Day Ticket - £8.00 
  • Adult Weekend Ticket - £14.50
  • Concession Weekend Ticket - £11.50
  • Child Tickets (Aged 0-15yrs) - FREE



Are children free?
Children aged up to and including 15 are free. All children must be accompanied by an adult.

Is there free parking available for the festivals?
Free parking is available at the Christchurch and Guildford festivals. At the Winchester, Swindon and Chichester events, the local council offer access to town centre parking or in Swindon’s case the council offer a chargeable pay and display facility at the event site.

Can tickets be purchased 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.

Swindon Cheese & Chilli Festival 2023

Daily - from Saturday 6 July 2024 to Sunday 7 July 2024

Lydiard Park, Barbury Castle, The Ridgeway, SN5 3PA

Price: From £8.80pp

From 10.00am

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Lydiard Park

Lydiard Park is a firm favourite for a family day out in Swindon, Lydiard Park is a stunning historic estate on the western edge of Swindon.

Lydiard Tregoze, Swindon, SN5 3PA

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