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Steyning Food & Drink Festival

Steyning Food & Drink Festival takes place every year. It usually runs throughout September and in early October.

The 2021 Food & Drink Festival will celebrate the wonderful local produce, with the area’s best artisan food and drink producers and venues.

Steyning Farmer’s Market

steyning food and drink festival

The Festival usually starts with the Farmer’s Market on the first Saturday in September.

The market is held a few minutes walk from Rosebud Cottage in the High Street car park.

September 4th 2021:  The market will include Live Music, Allotment Competition Prize Giving, Cocktail Tasting, special market day offers plus, of course, all the usual superb selection of food & drink stalls.

October 2rd 2021:  Market will include live music, the Annual Pumpkin Weigh (Daylands Farm donate all proceeds from the sale of their pumpkin plants to St Barnabas), a Farmers Market Produce Hamper Raffle for Chestnut Tree House Children’s Hospice( all content will be donated by the stallholders) plus more special offers from the wonderful selection of food & drink stalls. 

Typical Programme of Events

Venues: Gorilla Kitchen (The Star Car park), Chez Joel, The Chequer Inn, The Star Inn, The Cobblestone Tea House, The Sussex Produce Cafe, Truffles

Chez Joel Cafe

Steyning Museum Exhibition throughout festival. FREE ENTRY

St. Mary’s House & Gardens, Bramber: Special festival open days.

Steyning Food and Drink Festival Events

September

2  Artisan Chocolate Making Masterclass.  The Artisan Bakehouse, Ashurst

3  Introduction to Sourdough & Slow Fermentation Workshop.  The Artisan Bakehouse, Ashurst

4  Farmers Market with special offers from stallholders. Steyning High Street Car Park

4  Local Distilled Spirits & Cocktail Tasting.  Farmers Market, Steyning High Street Car Park.

4  Farmers Market: 11 am Presentation to winner of the Allotment Competition

4  Cocoa Loco Chocolate & JaJu Coffee Tasting at The Raft, High Street Steyning

4  Greening Steyning Stall.   Farmers Market, Steyning High Street

4  The Sussex Grocer Product Tasting.  The Sussex Grocer, Steyning

4  Shop Window Competition Judging Day.  Steyning High Street

4   Serious About Sourdough Weekend – 2 day Workshop.  The Artisan Bakehouse, Ashurst

 Serious About Sourdough Weekend – 2 day Workshop.  The Artisan Bakehouse, Ashurst  

5  Steyning Community Orchard Apple Juicing.  Fletchers Croft Marquee

7  Coffee & Cake for The Chestnut Tree House.  Springwells, Steyning

10 Indian Street Cafe at Sakala.  High Street, Steyning

10 Open Brewery Taste and Buy at Riverside Brewery Upper Beeding

11 Great Steyning Bake Off.  Steyning Centre, Steyning

11 Spanish Evening for Chestnut Tree House.  The Castle Inn & Hotel, Bramber

12 Wiston House Garden Tour, Sparkling Wine Tasting & Canapes.  Wiston

13 Caroline’s Higgidy Pies Foodie Picture Challenge begins.  Email Event

14 Springs Smoked Salmon Tour of Smokery.  Edburton

15 Springs Smoked Salmon Tour of Smokery.  Edburton

16 Denhams Antique Valuation Evening with wine & lite-bites. Springwells, Steyning

17 Teddy Bears’ Tea Party.  Cobblestone Tea House, Steyning

17 Open Brewery Taste and Buy at Riverside Brewery Upper Beeding

18 West Grinstead Ploughing Matches.  Partridge Green

18 Open Brewery Day.   Adur Brewery, Steyning

18 Cobblestone “Food for Thought” Special Day at Cobblestone Walk Steyning

19 Daylands Farm Walk & Cream Tea.  Daylands Farm, Ashurst

20 Caroline’s Higgidy Pies Foodie Word Search Challenge begins. EMAIL EVENT

22 Sussex Pudding Evening with author, Kevin Newman.  Frankland Arms, Washington

23 Mediterranean Breads Workshop.  The Artisan Bakehouse, Ashurst

23 Wiston Vineyard Tour and Sparkling Wine Tasting with Kirsty Goring.  Wiston Vineyard

24 Beer Festival.  Steyning Football Club.  Steyning

24 Sakala Club Supper.  Sakala, High Street Steyning

25 Beer Festival.  Steyning Football Club, Steyning

25 Candle Lit 4-course Dinner with Award Winning Chefs.  The Artisan Bakehouse, Ashurst  

26 Harvest Festival Service.  Steyning Methodist Church

26 Pubs & Breweries of Steyning Walk with Dr Janet Pennington.  Steyning

26 Daylands Farm Walk & Cream Tea.  Daylands Farm, Ashurst

28  Bramber Brooks Walk with Brianne Reeves – optional tea at The Old Tollgate, Bramber

28 Pastry Making Workshop.  The Artisan Bakehouse, Ashurst

28  Food and Drink Theme Pub Quiz at The Star Steyning

Star Inn

30  Tasty Countryside Walk – Walk & Eat !  Tottington Manor, Edburton & The Fox, Small Dole

October

1  Brewery Taste & Buy.  Riverside Brewery, Upper Beeding

2  Farmers Market – live music, annual pumpkin weigh, live music & special offers from stallholders. Steyning High St Car Park.

2  Farmers Market Hamper – Raffle for Chestnut Tree House.  Steyning High Street Car Park

2  The Sussex Grocer Product Tasting.  The Sussex Grocer, Steyning

2  Steyning Community Orchard Apple Juicing.  Memorial Playing Fields, Steyning

2  Black Tie Charity Auction for Chestnut Tree House.  Dinner & Dance. Tottington Manor, Edburton

3  Harvest Festival & Lunch – St Peter’s Church Upper Beeding & St Nicholas Church, Bramber.

3  Harvest Festival Service.  St Andrew & St Cuthman Church, Steyning

St andrews church steyning
St Andrew and St Cuthman’s Church

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/

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