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Where is the Chilli & Gin Festival?

Fort Purbrook, Peter Ashley Lane, Portsdown Hill Road, Portsmouth, PO6 1BJ


When does the festival start and finish?

Saturday May 30th and Sunday May 31st 2020. Gates open each day at 10.30 a.m. with last entry at 4 p.m. The stalls close at 4.30 p.m.


Is there any public transport?

Please see ‘Getting there’ page


Is it a dog-friendly festival?

Friendly dogs are welcome at the festival providing they are kept on a lead and are well behaved. Please do not leave your dog in your car for any reason. Should your dog constantly bark or annoy any other festival goers you will be asked to leave. If your dog does need to go to Number 2 please clean up after your dog.


Can I pay by credit or debit card at the festival?

Some stalls will accept credit/debit cards but not all, thus it would be best to have cash as well. Unfortunately, there are no cash machines nearby.


Is there disabled parking?

Yes disabled parking is available. Please note that there is a short walk from the disabled car park area to the entrance and then a further walk to the festival showground up a slight incline. Most of the festival site is on uneven grass.


Are there disabled facilities? 

Yes, disabled toilet facilities are available.


Can tickets be bought in advance?

A. Yes, advance tickets can be bought with a credit or debit card by clicking on the link on this page. Tickets are valid for the day you select only. Advance tickets are non-refundable.

What happens if it rains?

Come rain or shine the festival will go ahead. Only in the event of another 'Storm Ciara' will we consider postponing the festival. We will update ticketholders with the latest weather forecast and what to bring the week before the event.  

What do I need to bring? 

Most importantly, bring yourself ready to have fun! Wear suitable clothing and something to sit on such as a picnic blanket.


When should I receive my tickets? 

Tickets should be received by email within 5 minutes of purchasing them. ​Make sure you check your junk/spam folder. Still not received them? Contact Skiddle on the details below. 

Who do I contact for ticket questions including if I have not yet received my purchased festival tickets?

For any ticket queries including if you've already purchased tickets, contact our ticket partner Skiddle at or call 03333 01 01 01  

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