CHALK, North Farm(Wiston Estate), Washington, RH20 4BB

01903 877845

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This event is now FULLY BOOKED

28th September, 2023. 

7pm to 10pm.



This evening is now FULLY BOOKED.

Welcoming author, TV presenter and wine expert Helen McGinn to Chalk Restaurant, where she will be hosting an evening of delicious food and wine.  As well as being a staunch supporter of English Wine, Helen is a regular on BBC’s Saturday Kitchen and also presents “An Expert Guide to Enjoying Wine” – a down-to-earth guide to wine tasting.  The evening will encompass a set menu of 4 courses, each paired with different wines (some Wiston and some guest appearances from other producers).  Helen will talk us through the wines & matches enabling us to enjoy the fabulous combinations she has created with the Chalk team.  It promises to be an entertaining and palate-stimulating evening!

Price per person to include food, wines & service:  £120 per person.   To purchase tickets please use the contact detail above.

May we take this opportunity to thank all our superb and generous sponsors.   Without their support and enthusiasm our Festival could not take place – we really cannot thank them enough.

This year our sponsors are:


HORSHAM DISTRICT COUNCIL - Providing a range of public services making Horsham District a great place to live, work and visit.   Supporting local communities with advice on availability of grants & funding for projects and events; various free training programmes/workshops and start-up business support and information.


THE SUSSEX GROCER - Knight’s Budgens is a family owned & operated business who have been running award winning shops since 2007.  The Sussex Grocer opened in Steyning last year, providing a vast range of food, drink & household needs.  Many products are Sussex sourced, something of which they are very proud.


HJ BURT - One of the area’s longest standing independent estate agencies; unprecedented service covering all property

COCOA LOCO Local award winning ethical chocolate producers.

HIGGIDY PIES–Local producer,making glorious everyday food to help people live

RUSHFIELDS PLANT CENTRE -a family run business that has been serving its local Poynings community and beyond for nearly 40 Years. The business began as just a few greenhouses in a field and has blossomed into a diverse centre offering a much-loved Café and Farm Shop, both focusing on local

STEYNING & DISTRICT BUSINESS CHAMBER - Promoting, protecting and developing the interests of the business community of Steyning and District.

STEYNING & DISTRICT COMMUNITY PARTNERSHIP –Volunteers organising projects/events to bring benefit to residents, businesses & visitors.

STEYNING PARISH COUNCIL  - supporting community projects wherever possible.

WEST GRINSTEAD & DISTRICT PLOUGHING & AGRICULTURAL SOCIETY – established in 1871. Very pro-active in promoting the interests of the local farming community.

The Sussex Grocer logo
HJ Burt estate agent logo
Cocoa Loco Logo
Higgidy Family Kitchen
Rushfields logo
West Grinstead & District ploughing and agricultural society logo

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