Harvest Festival Celebrations



Steyning & District Churches


See below for details

17th September 2023

Steyning Methodist Church         10.30am Harvest Festival Service.    

During the service people are invited to bring forward dried and non-perishable goods, toiletries, socks, etc., for Turning Tides(a local homeless project). 

After the Service, Lunch will be served – all welcome.  

For further details contact:  office@steyningmethodist.org.uk


1st October 2023

St. Andrew’s & St. Cuthman’s Church, Steyning.  Harvest Festival Eucharist Service 9.30am

During the service, gifts of tinned and packet foods are invited to support the work of the Family Support Work charity.

Please telephone 01903 813276 for any queries. 


8th October 2023

St James’s Church, Ashurst.        Harvest Festival Celebration – 10.30am

Village celebration in conjunction with Ashurst Primary School.  Tinned and packet foods donated will be given to the Wholesome Warehouse.

01903 879877 for enquiries


8th October 2023 

St. Nicholas Church, Bramber.      Harvest Festival Service 8.30 am

St. Peter’s  Church, Upper Beeding.     All age Harvest Festival Service  10am

01903 815850 for enquiries

Come and join us as we celebrate and give thanks for the Harvest.   During the service, donations of tinned & packet foods gratefully received to distribute to pass on to our local food bank. 

Still to be confirmed but thought to be:  12 noon – Bring & Share Harvest Lunch at Gladys Bevan Hall, Church Lane, Upper Beeding – meet new people and make new friends.   Please check on telephone number given above for confirmed details.




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.   www.horsham.gov.uk


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.   www.facebook.com/KnightsBudgensofSteyning


HJ BURT - One of the area’s longest standing independent estate agencies; unprecedented service covering all property matters.www.hjburt.co.uk

COCOA LOCO Local award winning ethical chocolate producers.  www.cocoaloco.co.uk

HIGGIDY PIES–Local producer,making glorious everyday food to help people live well.www.higgidy.co.uk

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 produce.www.rushfields.com

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

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

STEYNING PARISH COUNCIL  - supporting community projects wherever possible. www.steyningpc.gov.uk

WEST GRINSTEAD & DISTRICT PLOUGHING & AGRICULTURAL SOCIETY – established in 1871. Very pro-active in promoting the interests of the local farming community. www.westgrinsteadploughing.co.uk/about-us

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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