The Steyning & District Food & Drink Festival

Celebrating the best of the region’s food and drink

Four weeks of foodie events, offers and competitions


The Food & Drink Festival took place last year to celebrate the wonderful local produce with the area’s best artisan food and drink producers and venues. It will be back again in 2023 – until then you can view the photo gallery and check out the great offers & events that took place, in order to relive the fantastic moments of the 2022 event.   Please do get in touch to become involved and be part of the Festival!


Would you like to get involved?

This year the Steyning & District Food & Drink Festival will run from 2nd September to 7th October to celebrate the wonderful local produce, showcasing the area’s best artisan food and drink producers, and venues.

We’d love you to be involved, whether as a producer, venue, volunteer or sponsor.

Take Part

Food & Drink Producers, Retailers & Venues


Help out – with the preparation or on the day


Support the festival & reach a local audience

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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

Take Part in the 2022 Steyning District Food & Drink Festival

If you have a food or drink related business and are based in the Steyning District then we would love to hear from you…

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