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Hands with chilliNot for the faint-hearted, the Hyde Hall Chilli Pepper Weekends returns from Saturday 26 - Sunday 27 September 2015.

Ideal for plant lovers and foodies alike, this year’s show will include the Chilli Challenge, cookery demonstrations, live music, chilli plant displays, products and food.

Take the Chilli Challenge

Organised by local company Battlesbridge Mills Garden Centre, you are invited to take part in our chilli eating challenge. The question is – how hot can you go?

MasterChef semi-finalist Saira HamiltonCookery demonstrations

Join Saira Hamilton, BBC MasterChef semi-finalist 2013, who will be serving up fine Bengali food throughout the weekend.

Get your dancing shoes on

Throughout the weekend be inspired by acoustic trio Los Musicos who will be play a wide repertoire of Latin American tropical music.

Chilli plantsChilli plant display

Enjoy a plant display of more than 40 Capsicum cultivars, all grown by the RHS garden team.

Tips to get you growing

Join members of the Hyde Hall gardening team as they discuss how they grow and care for chilli plants.


Chilli cupcakesMarketplace treats

Stock up on something spicy from a range of artisan food producers who will be selling a range of tempting food and drink such as delicious chilli pastes, chutneys, oils, sausages, and sauces.

Street food

Treat yourself to something tasty – chilli themed of course!

Chilli saucesPlan your visit

Opening times: 10am – 4pm

Prices: Normal garden admission applies (RHS members plus a family guest free)

Groups of 10+ can also benefit from discounted admission but must be booked in advance.

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