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Festival Events

For most events you will need to purchase tickets from the details contained within the Festival leaflets or within this website. There are some events that are Free of Charge, but in these number restricted days, it may be still necessary  to register your intent to join the event by making contact by telephone or email.  Please check directives for these free events before attending.

Pick up points for guides are Steyning Library, Steyning Post Office TIC, Steyning Centre and many other shops and eateries within the area.

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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 Pizza Oven(Steyning High Street Car Park) and Truffles (all in Steyning)

Steyning Museum Exhibition: “A Passion for Growing” throughout Festival. FREE ENTRY

St. Mary;s House & Gardens, Bramber: September Open Days for Gardens ONLY. See dates on website/within guide

Cooking demonstrations on line with Cocoa Loco & Higgidy Pies throughout Festival.

AUGUST

 

 

 

29  Open Garden & Refreshments for the Chestnut Tree House.  Saffrons, Steyning

 

 

SEPTEMBER

Artisan Chocolate Making Masterclass.  The Artisan Bakehouse, Ashurst

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

4 Farmers Market – to include live music and 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  Greening Steyning Stall.  Farmers Market, Steyning High Street Car Park

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

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

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

Apple Juicing Day.  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 House.

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 Valuations, 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  Cobblestone “Food for Thought” Special Day at Cobblestone Walk Steyning

18  Open Brewery Day.  Adur Brewery, Steyning

19  Farm Walk and 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.  The Frankland Arms, Washington

23  Mediterranean Breads Workshop. The Artisan Bakehouse, Ashurst

23 Wiston Vineyard Tour and Sparkling WineTasting with Kirsty Goring.  Wiston Vineyard

24  Sakala Club Supper.  Sakala, High Street, Steyning

24  BEER FESTIVAL.  Steyning Football Club, Steyning

25  BEER FESTIVAL.  Steyning Football Club, Steyning

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

26  BEER FESTIVAL.  Steyning Football Club, Steyning

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

26 Harvest Festival Service.  Steyning Methodist Church

26  Farm Walk and 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.   The Star Inn,  Steyning

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 – Pumpkin Weigh, special offers, live music.  Steyning High Street 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 Service & Lunch.  St Peter’s Church, Upper Beeding & St NIcholas Church, Bramber

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

 

 

Thanyou to our wonderful 2020 sponsors 

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