Steyning Food & Drink Festival takes place every year. It runs throughout September and in early October.
The programme is available from the middle of June.
The Festival starts with the Farmer’s Market on the first Saturday in September. You will find the market in the High Street car park.
Steyning Food & Drink Festival 2019
Throughout Festival Period
Speciality Charity Dish at: Gorilla Kitchen (The Star Carpark), Chez Joel, The Chequer Inn, The Star Inn, The Cobblestone Tea House, The Sussex Produce Cafe, Truffles (all in Steyning) & The Artisan Bakehouse (Ashurst)
Steyning Museum Exhibition: “Whacky Recipes” throughout festival. FREE ENTRY
St. Mary;s House & Gardens, Bramber: September Open Days.
7 FARMERS MARKET – with music, live cooking demonstrations, Ready, Steady, Cook sessions and special offers from stallholders. Steyning High Street Car Park
7 Farmers Market – Presentation to winner of the Allotment Competition
7 Judging of Best Food Theme Shop Window Competition – Steyning High Street
7 Riverside Brewery Open Day – 2 tours. 11am & 1pm
8 Steyning Downland Scheme – The Big Picnic – The Rifle Range, Steyning. FREE ENTRY
8 Instagram Cake Decorating Challenge at The Big Picnic – venue as above
8 Wiston House Garden Tour & English Sparkling Wine Tasting – Wiston House
10/11/12 Festival Open Day – Lunches(inc Charity Dish) & Afternoon Teas – The Artisan Bakehouse, Ashurst
11 Ladies Cocktail Making Evening – with Mixologists Extraordinaire, Kai & Frank at The White Horse Smokehouse & Grill
12 Drinks, Nibbles & Antique Valuations – with Henry Nicholls at The Artisan Bakehouse
12 Wiston Estate Winery Tour, Tasting & Canapes
13 Fawlty Towers Dinner – Tottington Manor, Edburton
13 Mad Hatter Tea Party with Jazz Singer – The Artisan Bakehouse, Ashurst
13 CHESTNUT TREE HOUSE CHILDREN’S HOSPICE 2-COURSE DINNER – THE SUSSEX PRODUCE CAFÉ
14 Stan’s Big Breakfast & Craft House Coffee Single Origin Coffee Tasting – Stan’s Bike Shack
14 COBBLESTONE WALK FAMILY FOODIE DAY
17/18/19 Festival Open Day – Lunches(inc Charity Dish) & Afternoon Teas – The Artisan Bakehouse, Ashurst
17 CCC Morning – Coffee, Cakes & Chestnut Tree House – Springwells Boutique B&B, Steyning. Donation to CTH
18 Ashurst Tasty Walk – The Fountain/Country Walk/Artisan Bakehouse
20 Sussex Gin Tasting & Nibbles – The Artisan Bakehouse, Ashurst
20/21/22 BEER FESTIVAL – Steyning Cricket Club
21 West Grinstead Ploughing Matches – Applesham Farm, Coombes.
21 Mulled Wine & Star Gazing – Star Inn & Wiston Big Picnic Field. Donation to CTH
22 Pubs & Breweries of Steyning Walk – led by Dr Janet Pennington FREE ENTRY
22 Steyning Community Orchard Apple Day – Fletchers Croft Village Green, Steynin
22 Daylands Farm Walk & Cream Tea – in aid of Royal Agricultural Benevolent Institution
22 Harvest Festival Service & Lunch – Steyning Methodist Church
24 Food Theme Pub Quiz – The Star, Steyning
27 Wood Fired Pizza & Pud Supper Club Night – at The Artisan Bakehouse
28 Adur Brewery Open Day – 11am to 6pm
28 Pick It Cook It – Hedgerow Booze, Daylands Farm
28 GREAT STEYNING BAKE OFF – Steyning Centre
29 Pastures New – One Year On & Optional Tea at St Mary’s House & Gardens
29 Daylands Farm Walk & Cream Tea – in aid of Royal Agricultural Benevolent Institution
5 FARMERS MARKET – with music, pumpkin weigh, sloe gin demo & tasting and special offers from stall holders. Steyning High Street Car Park
5 Harvest Supper & Barn Dance – The Towers Convent School, Upper Beeding
6 Harvest Festival Lunch – St Peter’s, Upper Beeding & St Nicholas Bramber
6 Harvest Festival Service & Harvest Celebrations – St Andrew’s & St Cuthman’s Steyning.
TBA Celebrity Author Dinner at The Sussex Produce Café
Some local cafes offer a special festival breakfast. Part of the money paid goes to a local hospice.
How to get there
Many events take place in Steyning High Street, just a few minutes walk from Rosebud Holiday Cottage
Read more about the festival https://steyningdistrictfooddrinkfestival.co.uk/
Read more about Steyning https://steyningcottages.co.uk/steyning-west-sussex/