Want to know which stallholders will be at the festival and the schedule for the day? You're in the right place!
Gates open at 10.30 am and close at 4.30 pm on both days.
DJ Darren Gamblen will be MC'ing and hosting the main stage on both days. Mariachi Tequila will also be popping up and playing around the event both days between 1100-1400.
PLUS SUNDAY ONLY: Shahina Waseem (UK Chilli Queen) will make a guest appearance for photoshoots and handing out trophies in the chilli eating competition. She is unbeaten in over 90 chilli eating competitions!
DJ Darren Gamblen
Our DJ for the weekend is Darren Gamblen, Pompey born and bred and a DJ for over 20 years on local radio. He will be providing the music during the festival, introducing the entertainment and promoting the different stalls on the days.
Big Noise Community Samba Band has been sharing samba-reggae sounds across Gosport and the surrounding areas since 2007. They will be opening each day of the festival with their big sound!
A fun & highly sought-after cabaret singer and Karen Carpenter tribute act with silky smooth vocals; Karen Barnett has appeared nationally & internationally performing at some of the UK’s biggest venues and events. Karen has sung backing vocals for rock legends Foreigner at the O2 Arena & Portsmouth Guildhall and appeared alongside classical trio Blake with the Fine Voice Academy Chorus.
An authentic London-based Mariachi band, who have played at a variety of festivals and on TV.
A popular Pompey based band (as seen at the Victorious Festival), who play a range of covers from well-known bands including The Rolling Stones, Coldplay, Radiohead, Beatles to name but a few!
Stacey is a solo performer covering a whole spectrum of genres from smooth soul and jazz for weddings and restaurants, to all-out pop and Motown for those of you who want a party!
The Kennards are a well-known 4-piece Hampshire based band who have been performing together for over 20 years at various venues throughout the south-east of England. From the 60s to modern day classics, they will keep you entertained!
CHILLI, GIN AND FOOD STALLS
FOOD PRESENTATION TENT
Co-owner of the Akash Restaurant and Takeaway in Portsmouth, Faz works as a chef in the kitchen and has many years of experience. He runs the Chef Faz YouTube channel, offering tutorials on the Akash dishes for like-minded cooks. He also founded the Curry by Air spices. This sells specialist restaurant-quality spice mixes and also delivered a takeaway by private jet to France in 2017.
CHILLI EATING COMPETITION
ARE YOU BRAVE ENOUGH TO ENTER?
Stephen Dixon from Hot Pods will be organising the Chilli Eating Competition on each day. Starting with some milder Chillies and then cranking up the heat with hots and superhots!
To enter, no need to pre-register! Just turn up on the day at the Hot Pods stall.
Take a look at previous competitions on the Hot Pods website