This Friday & Saturday – Brindley Place, Birmingham’s First Chilli Festival

by Hot Juan on October 20, 2011 · 0 comments

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Brindley Place

Brindley Place

As part of the new Birmingham Food Fest, on Friday 21st and Saturday 22nd October, Brindleyplace will be the venue for Birminghams first Chilli Festival.

21st October 2011

  • 11am – 7pm: Chilli produce market stalls
  • 12pm – 2pm: Live cooking demonstrations
  • 12pm – 2pm: Steel and Strings (Steel band)
  • 1pm – 2pm: Salsa workshop
  • 5pm – 7pm: Live cooking demonstrations
  • 5pm – 7pm: Fire breathing performance
  • 5pm – 7pm: Music courtesy of Nuvo

22nd October 2011

  • 10am – 4pm: Chilli produce market stalls, brmb event hosting, children’s face painting and bouncy castle
  • 12pm – 2pm: Fire breathing performance
  • 12pm – 3pm: Live cooking demonstrations
  • 12pm – 3pm: La Tinto Bros (Live latin music)
  • 2pm – 3pm: Salsa workshop
  • 3pm: Chilli Eating Competition

There will be a wide range of stalls offering both chilli-related produce such as jam, chutneys, breads, oils and chocolate as well as food to eat on the day from across the globe.

The fiery festival will also feature live cookery demonstrations with a chilli theme from a number of chefs around Brindleyplace including Bank Restaurant, Thai Edge and Edmunds and a “Ready, Steady, Shake!” cocktail demonstration from the popular bar, Nuvo.

For those with a real hunger for heat there will be a chilli eating competition with 12 chillis of increasing strength to work through. There will also be plenty of entertainment for all ages and palates with live music, dancing, a bouncy castle, face painting, street entertainment and event hosting courtesy of radio station brmb.

Ailsa Raine, Marketing Executive at Brindleyplace said: “We’re thrilled to be hosting the first Birmingham Chilli Festival. Thanks to the enthusiasm and welcoming nature of people that visit our Local Produce Markets, Brindleyplace has a good reputation with producers and has attracted chill specialists from further afield.”

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