FOODIES with a flame proof palate will be heading for Dalemain this weekend for what is being billed as the North West's Biggest Chilli Festival.

The ‘Bringing the Heat Back to the Lakes’ event returns after a three year absence. It will feature more than 80 exhibitors offering the tastiest and spiciest chilli products, real ale producers, entertainment and exciting challenges.

The fun starts at 10am and finishes at 6pm on Saturday and Sunday.


Organiser Mark Deakin said: “Chilli festivals are much more than chilli markets. They are proper days out and of course we will have the finest that the UK chilli scene has to offer.

“We are really excited to be launching our first lakes event at Dalemain a venue fitting such a high profile event “

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