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The UK’s Only Hot Sauce Festival Returns to South London

The sizzling Hot Sauce Society festival is back, promising to set taste buds ablaze! This year, the festival becomes even more irresistible, slashing the entry fee to a mere £2, making it an all-inclusive extravaganza. With 30-40 fiery hot sauce traders lined up, visitors are guaranteed a scorching array of hot sauces to sample and take home. But that's just the tip of the iceberg; live music from Red Rooster Festival and DJs will keep the energy pumping all day long. In addition to the hot sauces, visitors can also enjoy delicious Jerk Chicken from Dookies Grill, which is known for their mouth-watering Caribbean-style cuisine.

Daredevils will need to brace themselves for the legendary "Hop Burns and Black present Chilli Karaoke" contest, challenging participants to croon while munching on a scotch bonnet. The Spicy Limbo tournament is perfect for those seeking a heated challenge, while chilli face-painting adds an extra kick of festivity. Don't miss out on the UK's one and only hot sauce festival, happening Saturday, May 20th, from 11am-7pm at Unit 8, Copeland Park Estate in Peckham.

Hot sauce enthusiasts, prepare to be spoiled for choice. Out of the 40 hot sauces available Five brands to look out for include – Pat and Pinky's, Hop Burns and Black, Lazy Scientist, Chilli Maven, and Condimaniac – are set to deliver their distinctive flair. From Pat and Pinky's smoky essence to Chilli Maven's sweet heat, Hop Burns and Black's spectrum of spice, Lazy Scientist's surprising flavor medleys, and Condimaniac's audacious ghost pepper and scorpion pepper concoctions, there's a sauce to entice every palate.

To soothe the fiery tongue, Kingfisher beer and Horse With No Name chilli-infused bourbon have teamed up with the festival to serve frosty brews that perfectly complement the spice. For those craving something different, there will be a wide array of cocktails to choose from to keep attendees refreshed throughout the day.

Allie Behr, founder of Hot Sauce Society says "We're thrilled to be bringing back the Hot Sauce Society festival this year, and we've made it more accessible than ever before by reducing the entry fee. With a fantastic lineup of hot sauce traders, live music, and exciting competitions, this is an event that's not to be missed. And of course, we're excited to have Dookies Grill joining us this year to add even more flavour to the festival!"

Ignited by Animate London, an independent event company spearheaded by Allie Behr, formerly the head of events at Dishoom and KERB, this blazing festival is a must-attend event.

Saturday, May 20th 11am-7pm

133 Copeland Rd, London SE15 3SN


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