The sun was sizzling and so were taste-buds at this year’s Lewes Chilli Festival.
Several thousand people gathered at the Paddock on Saturday to enjoy listening to laid back Reggae from the Fruitful Sound System while sampling locally grown chillis and other spicy produce.
It is the third year that the colourful, family friendly, festival has been held at Lewes after relocating from nearby Southease.
The famous locally grown Southease chillis were in evidence, including the powerful Scorpian chilli and fearsome Carolina Reaper.
From the Hearth at Lewes were there with a wood-fired oven to serve up special hot pizzas that featured the Southease chillis, while
stalls offered everything from chilli-chocolate brownies to chilli jam and special spice blends from Seven Sisters Spices.
Don’t miss out on all the latest breaking news where you live.
Here are four ways you can be sure you’ll be amongst the first to know what’s going on.
1) Make our website your homepage at www.eastbourneherald.co.uk/
2) Like our Facebook page at Text to display
3) Follow us on Twitter @Eastbournenews
4) Register with us by clicking on ‘sign in’ (top right corner). You can then receive our daily newsletter AND add your point of view to stories that you read here.
And do share with your family and friends - so they don’t miss out!
The Eastbourne Herald - always the first with your local news.
Be part of it.