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Your guide to 4 weeks of food & drink offers & events Steyning & District is a special place food and drink here is pretty special too All of our foodie businesses are ‘stars’, so read through these pages and visit every one of them !

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£5off

IN THE SHOP

When you spend £20 or more Terms & conditions apply:

l Offer available from 7th September to 5th October 2019 inclusive in our Steyning shop only l £20 or more must be spent in the shop to qualify for the £5 discount l The discount will only be applied on presentation of this voucher l This voucher is valid for one transaction only and only one voucher per transaction will be accepted l Only one voucher will be accepted per person, regardless of the number of transactions made or vouchers presented l Only original vouchers accepted l Vouchers available from the tills cannot be used for immediate discounts l This voucher is not valid in our café and cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer

£10 off

A BOTTLE OF WINE

When you dine with us at lunchtime Terms & conditions apply:

l Offer available between 12pm & 3pm every lunchtime from 7th September to 5th October 2019 inclusive (excluding special events) l The bearer is entitled to £10 off a bottle of wine of their choice from our wine list when a minimum of two people per table order two courses or more each l To claim your £10 off, present this voucher to a member of the café team when you pay your bill. Discounts will not be given without a voucher l No more than £10 will be discounted per table regardless of the number of guests, courses ordered or vouchers presented l This voucher is not valid in our shop and cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer

Sussex Food Shop of the Year 2018

UK Greengrocer of the Year 2014

Best Food Shop in the South 2014

“A simply fabulous shop!” BBC’s Carol Klein

The Sussex Produce Company, 88 High Street, Steyning, West Sussex, BN44 3RD. Telephone: 01903 815045 Web: thesussexproducecompany.co.uk

One of the best food shops in the south The Observer Food Monthly Awards 2013


HISTORIC HOUSE & GARDEN St. Mary’s House, Gardens & Tearoom The Street, Bramber, Steyning, BN44 3WE 01903 816205 info@stmarysbramber.co.uk www.stmarysbramber.co.uk Open: Public Opening – May to end of September on Sunday, Thursday and Bank Holidays 2pm to 6pm (Last entry to view gardens 4.45pm). Private group tours by arrangement at other times Offer: Free pot of tea & cake per person, when purchasing a £10 Entry Fee (Cons £9.00) to view the House & Gardens. Offer only valid during the 2019 Festival season, on production of this guide/website festival pass. Only valid for one transaction; your entry will be endorsed once this offer has been redeemed.

RESTAURANTS, HOTELS, WINE BARS, CAFES, PUBS & COOKERY COURSES Best Western PLUS Old Tollgate Restaurant & Hotel The Street, Bramber, BN44 3WE 01903 879494 info@oldtollgatehotel.com www.oldtollgatehotel.com Offer: During the Food & Drink Festival 2019 period only, we are offering: 1 course lunch Monday to Friday and 1 course dinner Monday to Thursday at £7.75. Additional courses available at £6.75 each. Friday night 2 course dinner £16.95. Saturday 2 course lunch £15.95. Afternoon Tea available throughout the Festival Period at £15.50 & Cream Tea at £7.50. Please show this guide/ website festival pass upon arrival. Prior booking advisable.

Jungle Tea Room Hole St, Ashington, Nr. Wiston. RH20 3DE 01903 892618 jungletearoom@gmail.com www.jungle-tea-room.business.site Open: Mon to Sat 9am-5pm. Sun 10am-4pm. Offer: Free tea/coffee with first piece of cake purchased. Festival 2019 period only and on presentation of this guide/ website pass.

Pick It Cook It Daylands Farm Honeybridge Lane, Ashurst. BN44 3AW 07905 405454 carolandlouise@pickitcookit.com www.pickitcookit.co.uk Facebook: PickItCookIt Event: 28th September 2019. 10am to 1pm Sloe Gin/Hedgerow Booze Workshop. Farm walk to forage for your choice of berries and fruit; return to the outdoor kitchen to make your delicious liqueur! Refreshments included. Bring your own base spirits. £10pp – places limited so booking essential.

Springwells Boutique B&B 9 High Street, Steyning, BN44 3GG 01903 812446 contact@springwells.co.uk www.springwells.co.uk Event: 17th September 2019 – The CCC Morning – Coffee, Cakes & Chestnut Tree House. See page 9 for details.

Chequer Inn

Stan’s Bike Shack

41, High Street, Steyning, BN44 3RE 01903 814437 info@chequerinn.co.uk www.chequerinn.co.uk Offer: Free cup of coffee with any meal taken. 2019 Festival period only, on presentation of this guide/website festival pass. Event: Charity Dish available throughout Festival, see page 9 for details.

The Old Farm Shop, Bines Road, Bines Green, Nr. Ashurst. RH13 8EQ 01403 710514 ride@stansbikeshack.com www.stansbikeshack.com Event: 14th September- STAN’S BIG BREAKFAST & CRAFT HOUSE COFFEE Single Origin Coffee Tasting. 10am to 1pm Tasting cup token to purchase on arrival (£2) - Purchase a bacon/ sausage/egg bap from the Shack and you get your tasting free.

Chez Joel 96 High Street, Steyning, BN44 3RD. 01903 813311 chezjoel@live.co.uk www.steyningsouthdowns.co.uk Offer: Free coffee or digestif with every three-course dinner taken from Thursday to Saturday. During the 2019 Festival only and on presentation of this guide/website festival pass. Event: Charity Dish of the Day throughout the Festival, see page 9 for details.

The Sussex Produce Café 88 High Street, Steyning, BN44 3RD. 01903 815045 (Option 1) www.thesussexproducecompany.co.uk Find us on Facebook - Follow us on Twitter @SussexProduce Offer: £10 off a bottle of wine at lunchtimes during the 2019 Food & Drink Festival period only and on production of the coupon on page opposite. Terms & Conditions apply. Event: Charity Dish throughout the Festival – see page 9 for details.

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The Cobblestone Tea House

The Artisan Bakehouse 1 Horsebridge Cottages, Horsebridge Common, Horsham Road, Ashurst. BN44 3AL 01903 810410 info@theartisanbakehouse.com www.theartisanbakehouse.com Offer: 5% discount on all bread making workshops booked in person at The Artisan Bakehouse within the 2019 Food & Drink Festival Period (but not necessarily taking place within that period) Please quote SF 2019 when booking or show this guide/ website festival pass. Event 1: Festival Open Days: Between September 10th to 19th every Tues, Weds, Thurs 12 noon to 5pm. Delicious lunches, bakes & cakes and full afternoon & cream teas. Gluten free & Vegan options. Lunch menu to include Charity Dish. Booking advisable as limited inside space. Event 2: 12th September – 6.30pm to 8.30pm. Drinks, Nibbles & Values ! Henry Nicholls, local antique dealer will be here to value your treasures, plus wine, and superb Artisan Bakehouse canapes & platters. £20pp.by prior ticket purchase only. Event 3: 13th September. Mad Hatters Tea Party with themed afternoon tea & live jazz singer – two sittings 12.30pm and 3.30pm. £40 pp by prior ticket only. Event 4: 18th September - Ashurst Tasty Walk. See page 9 for details. Event 5: 20th September – Sussex Gin Tasting Evening with Tom from Slakes Spirits. 7.30 pm. Welcome Gin Spritz, 4 further gin tastings & various platters, pates & warm pitta & breads from the wood oven. £45 pp prior ticket only Event 6: 27th September – Wood Fired Pizza & Pud Supper club night. £28 pp prior ticket only. Arrival drink, pizza, side salad, pud. Event 7: Charity Dish throughout the Festival – see page 9 for details. BOOKING: Prior booking advisable for Event 1 and Prior booking ONLY for Events 2 to 6. On line at www.theartisanbakehouse. com and then select EVENTS or if in person, please quote SF 2019 or show this Guide.

The Castle Inn Hotel The Street, Bramber. BN33 3WE 01903 812102 steve@castleinnhotel.co.uk www.castleinnhotel.co.uk Offer: Free bottle of Castle Inn House Red or White wine when a minimum of 2 people partake of a 3-course meal. Only one bottle per table regardless of numbers and how many guides are produced! On production of this guide/website festival pass and for the duration of the 2019 Food & Drink Festival only.

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74 High Street, Steyning, BN44 3RD 01903 366171 thecobblestoneteahouse@live.co.uk www.cobblestonewalk.co.uk Offer: For the Festival period, enjoy a Cream Tea for TWO people for £5.25 (normally this price per person!) During the 2019 Festival period only and on production of this guide/website festival pass. Event 1: A Scone for The Chestnut Tree House. Page 9 for details. Event 2 : Charity Dish throughout the Festival. See 9 for details of both these Charity events.

The Fountain The Village, Ashurst, BN44 3AP 01403 710219 mail@fountainashurst.pub www.fountainashurst.pub Offer: 1 x bottle of House Wine (red or white) per table of 4 or over, partaking of a minimum of a 2- course meal. Only 1 bottle per table no matter how many programmes are produced. Offer valid during 2019 Festival Period only and on production of this guide/website festival pass. Event: 18th September Ashurst Tasty Walk. See page 9 for details.

The Fox Henfield Road, Small Dole, BN5 9XE 01273 491196 foxsmalldole@btconnect.com www.thefox-smalldole.co.uk Offer: When dining in our restaurant, order and pay for 2 large glasses of House Wine for your table and get the rest of the bottle free! Only valid during the 2019 Food & Drink Festival period and on presentation of this guide/website festival pass.

The Rising Sun Shoreham Road, Upper Beeding (Nr. Steyning), BN44 3TN Tel: 01903 814424 sueandbarry.risingsun@gmail.com www.therisingsunupperbeeding.co.uk This venue was about to change hands when we went to print, so unable to confirm any offer. See our website for any update on this situation.

The Star Inn 130 High Street, Steyning, BN44 3RD 01903 813078 . www.2902202007567441218184-pub.business.site Offer: 10% discount on any meal over £10. During the Food & Drink 2019 Festival only and on presentation of this Guide. Event 1: Charity Dish throughout Festival, see Page 9 for details. Event 2: 21st September Mulled Wine & Star Gazing – see page 10 for details. Event 3: 24th September Food & Drink Theme Quiz, 7.30 p.m. start. £1 per entry. Enjoy a competitive evening, testing your food and drink knowledge – which will include recognising various herbs, spices, different foods, drink etc. Fun prizes to be won! Make up a team or star as an individual – all welcome.


Tottington Manor Edburton Road, Edburton, Nr. Henfield, BN5 9LJ 01903 815757 info@tottingtonmanor.co.uk www.tottingtonmanor.co.uk Offer: Free dessert with every set 2 course lunch Monday to Friday during the 2019 Food & Drink Festival period only and on production of this guide/website festival pass. Event: 13th September, 2019. 7 pm. Fawlty Towers Dinner. A great night out – not to be missed ! Sumptuous 3-course meal and classic comedy action. £39.50 pp . BOOKING ESSENTIAL at contact details given.

VINEYARDS & BREWERIES

Truffles Café 66 High Street, Steyning, BN44 3RD Tel: 01903 816140 molly@trufflesbakery.co.uk www.trufflesbakery.co.uk Event: Charity Dish throughout the Festival – see page 9 for details

Victoria’s Sponge 116 High Street, Steyning. BN44 3RD. 01903 814517. www.facebook.com/VictoriasSpongeSteyning Offer: £5pp for delicious warm scones, Roddas clotted cream, jam and tea of your choice – a saving of £2. During the 2019 Festival period only and on presentation of this guide/website festival pass.

Wiston Estate Winery North Farm, Washington, RH20 4BB 01903 877845 (contact Alex) winery@wistonestate.co.uk www.wistonestate.com Event: Thursday 12th September 2019, 10:30am. Wiston Estate Vineyard & Winery Tour led by Kirsty Goring Tea, coffee and biscuits on arrival, tour, English Sparkling wine tasting & canapés. £30pp. This Festival Tour includes tasting of 4 of Wiston’s award-winning English Sparkling wines, paired with delicious canapés made from local produce in their beautiful Wine Barn overlooking the vines. Prior booking only via contact details above. .

Adur Brewery Mouse Lane, Steyning, BN44 3DG 01903 867614 info@adurvalleycoop.com www.adurbrewery.com Event 1: 28th September 2019 Brewery Open Day. 11am to 6pm. FREE ENTRY. See how our beer is crafted and purchase beer at Brewery prices for this special day (free local delivery). Limited parking space so it is advised to arrive on foot (or bicycle!) Approx. 10 minute walk from Steyning Health Centre Car Park. Event 2: BEER FESTIVAL 20th to 22nd September 2019. See page 10 for details.

White Horse Smokehouse & Grill 23 High Street, Steyning, BN44 3SD 01903 814084 contact@whitehorsesteyning.co.uk www.whitehorsesteyning.co.uk Offer:Purchase a Main Course from our evening Main Menu and receive a complimentary dessert – excludes all lunches . Available for dinners only taken Monday to Thursday. Booking essential and please mention this offer when reserving your table. Offer valid during the Food and Drink Festival 2019 and on presentation of this Guide/website festival pass. Event: 11th September 2019. Ladies Cocktail Making Evening with Kai & Frank. 6.30pm to 8pm. £30 pp to include the fun of learning (!), glass of Prosecco on arrival, nibbles & one cocktail.

Riverside Brewery Unit 6, Beeding Court Business Park, Shoreham Road, Upper Beeding, BN44 3TN 01903 898030 info@riversidebreweryltd.co.uk www.riversidebreweryltd.co.uk Event 1: 7th September 2019 Brewery Tours at 11am and 1pm start. Each 90 minutes. £12.50 pp to include 2 x 500ml bottles of beer to take home. Limited spaces, so prior booking is essential. No. 2 bus stop is right outside our entrance. Ample parking for designated driver! Event 2: Beer Festival – 20th – 22nd September 2019. See page 10 for details.

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LOCAL PRODUCERS & RETAILERS Big Fish 48 High Street, Steyning, BN44 3RD. 01903 813278 info@bigfishsteyning.co.uk www.bigfishsteyning.co.uk See our website for opening hours. Offer: 10% discount on orders over £15 at one visit. During the Festival 2019 period only and on presentation of this guide or website festival pass.

Pudding Fairy 53, The Sands, Ashington, Nr. Wiston RH20???? 07766 188219 wishforacake@puddingfairy.co.uk www.puddingfairy.com Event: Great Steyning Bake Off - 28th September 2019. The Steyning Centre. See page 10 for details.

The Gorilla Kitchen To be found every Wednesday evening at The Star, High Street, Steyning. 07415 060 498 yummy@thegorillakitchen.com Open: 5pm to 9pm Event: Charity Pizza: Rosemary roasted potato topped with crispy pancetta & Sussex Charmer cheese. Price to include £1 donation to Chestnut Tree House Childrens’ Hospice. Please present your Festival Guide/Website Pass when ordering this pizza. See page 9 for details.

Green and Healthy 4 Cobblestone Walk, 74 High Street, Steyning. BN44 3RD Tel: 01903 816838/07771 331284 catalyst4energy@gmail.com www.cobblestonewalksteyning.co.uk Offers: Spend £20 in the shop at one time and receive a free Pukka ceramic tea mug. Buy 3 for 2 in Weleda & Green People organic skin care range. Cannot be used in conjunction with any of our other offers and valid only during the Food & Drink Festival 2019 period and on production of this guide/website festival pass.

Palace of Pooch 25 High Street, Steyning. BN44 3YE 01903 816222 hello@palaceofpooch.com www.palaceofpooch.com Offer: Scrumptious Cheesy Doggy Biscotti - hand baked in Ashington - at £2 a bag( usually £2.49). Maximum 5 bags per customer at one transaction only per guide/website festival pass, which must be shown. 2019 Festival period only and not for use in conjunction with any other offer.

Model Bakery 119 High Street, Steyning. BN44 3RE Tel: 01903 813126 OR 20 Church Street, Steyning, BN44 3YB 01903 813785 modelbakery119@gmail.com www.yell.com/biz/the-model-bakery-steyning-802402/ Offer 1: 2 x free small rolls with every large loaf purchased. Offer 2: 10% discount on any LARGE cake purchased. Both offers available during the 2019 Food & Drink Festival period only, and on production of this guide/website festival pass.

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Springs Smoked Salmon Edburton, Henfield, BN5 9LN Tel: 01273 857338 sales@springssmokedsalmon.co.uk www.springssmokedsalmon.co.uk Offer: 10% discount on total store purchase £10 or over at one transaction upon presentation of this guide/website festival pass. Valid for one transaction, one guide/pass per transaction, during 2019 Food & Drink Festival period only. Entry will be endorsed on take up of discount. Not to be used in conjunction with any other offer.

Steyning Butchers 77 High Street, Steyning, BN44 3RE 01903 816444. kempy62@yahoo.co.uk. www.steyningbutchers.co.uk Offer: 10% discount on purchases during the Food & Drink Festival 2019 period only and on presentation of this guide/ website festival pass. Not to be used in conjunction with any of our other special offers.

The Co-operative Food Steyning 43 High Street, Steyning, BN44 3RE 01903 813240 www.co-operativefood.co.uk Offer: 10% discount on total store purchase £20 or over at one transaction, applied upon presentation of this guide/website festival pass. The 2019 Food & Drink Festival period only. Offer valid for one transaction, one guide/pass per transaction. Entry will be endorsed on take up of discount. Promotion cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer.

The Little Sweet Shop 51 High Street, Steyning, BN44 3RE 01903 879775 info@littlesweetshop.co.uk www.littlesweetshop.co.uk Offer: Spend £10 and receive a free 100 grams from one of our lovely old sweetie jars, stored on the shelves behind our till. During the Food & Drink Festival 2019 period only and on production of this guide/website festival pass.


The Sussex Produce Company

Daylands Farm

88 High Street, Steyning, BN44 3RD and 50 Goring Road, Goring-by Sea, BN12 4AD 01903 815045 www.thesussexproducecompany.co.uk Offer: £5 off when you spend £20 or more in the shop during the 2019 Food & Drink Festival only. Offer redeemable with the coupon (advert on page 2). Terms & Conditions apply.

01403 711057 enquires@daylandsfarm.co.uk www.daylandsfarm.co.uk Event: Farm Walk & Cream Tea – for details see page 8.

The Steyning Bookshop 106 High Street Steyning. BN44 3RD. 01903 812062 info@steyningbookshop.co.uk www.steyningbookshop.co.uk Offer: 15% discount on all cookery books in stock during the Food & Drink Festival 2019 period only and on presentation of guide/website festival pass.

Truffles Bakery & Café 66 High Street, Steyning, BN44 3RD 01903 816140 molly@trufflesbakery.co.uk www.trufflesbakery.co.uk Offer: Spend over £5 in the shop (not applicable to our café) and receive a FREE small loaf of your choice during the Food & Drink Festival 2019 period only and on presentation of this guide/ website festival pass.

Brooks’s Pork 01903 814680 brookspork@btinternet.com Offer: 2 packs of any sausages for £8.*

Calcot Charcuterie Calcot Farm Produce Calcot Farm, Horsham Road, Steyning. BN44 3AA 07835 541643 calcotfarmproduce@gmail.com www.calcotfarmproduce.co.uk Offer: 1 x pack of sausages, burger & bacon for £10. One transaction only for offer.*

Chanctonbury Game North Farm, London Rd, Washington, Pulborough RH20 4BB 01903 877551 chanctonburygame@btconnect.com www.chanctonburygame.co.uk Offer: 5% discount on all products at Steyning Market. Not applicable with any of our other offers.*

Cheesology

FARMERS MARKET

Flat 12 Normandy House, 18, the Drive, Hove. BN3 3JB 07950 217351. info@cheesology.co.uk www.cheesology.co.uk Offer: Spend £10 or more on cheese and crackers (at one transaction only) and receive a £2 free chutney.*

Everything Spice

September 7th Market will include live music, Allotment Prize Giving, Woodcraft Folk cooking demos & special stallholder offers . October 5th Market will include 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 Childrens’ Hospice (all content will be donated by the stallholders), a Sloe Gin demonstration and tasting, special stallholder offers. Both dates will of course also include all the wonderful food & drink stalls. All the following businesses usually have stalls at the Steyning Farmers’ Market, held on the first Saturday of the month at Steyning High Street Car Park from 9am to 1pm. * All stallholder offers listed below available at 7th September & 5th October 2019 Steyning markets ONLY and on production of this guide or website festival pass.

07887 537638 info@everythingspice.co.uk www.everythingspice.co.uk Offer: Buy 5 x curry kits and get 2 x side dish kits FREE.*

Glass House Salads 100, First Avenue, Blatchmere, Chichester. PO20 7LQ 01243 512040 freer100@hotmail.co.uk Offer: Tomatoes at £1 per kilo at Steyning Farmers Market.*

Harvey’s Poultry Ranfold Farm, Five Oaks Road, Slinfold. 01403 790023 gary.harvey225@btinternet.com Offer: 2 packs of turkey sausages for £6.00.*

Iron Railways Vineyard 11 Vincent Road, Coulsdon, Surrey. CR5 3GH 01737 551829 Offer: 5% discount on products from the range.*

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Jordan Cakes

Steyning Honey

07742 031949 jordanscakeandbakehouse@gmail.com www.jordanscakebakehouse.wixsite.com Offer: 10% off orders of 12 cupcakes or more and 10% discount on orders £30 and over.*

Wish House, High Street, Steyning. BN44 3GG. Steyning.honey@yahoo.com www.steyning-honey.weebly.com/index.html Offer: 2 x ¾ lb pots of honey £8. 2 x 1 lb pots £11.*

Kaiser Smokehouse and Fine Foods 01798 872819 / 07551491481 contact@kaisersmokehouse.co.uk www.kaisersmokehouse.co.uk Offer: A free tub of homemade coleslaw with every BBQ pulled pork or quiche purchased.*

JaJu Beans and Leaves 35 Oaklands Avenue Saltdean Brighton BN2 8LQ 01273 303758 / 07740 779936 info@jajubeansandleaves.co.uk www.jajubeansandleaves.co.uk Offer: 10% discount on any bag of coffee or tea*

Mahmuts Kitchen 30 Suffolk Street, Hove. BN3 5FN 01273 708625 arifdal@gmail.com Facebook: Mahmuts Kitchen Hove Offer: Dips & Meze – usually £2.75 per pot on offer at £4.50 for 2 pots. * but only on 5th October 2019.

Kerri’s Catch 07711 110086 harleybets2000@gmail.com www.viviersuk.co.uk/kerris-catch Offer: Plaice at £6 a kilo (normally £9 per kilo)*

…more than Just Grasses Patching, West Sussex. Karen Hogarth 07395 572701 JustGrasses@btinternet.com Offer: 10% discount on purchases.*

Mesto Artisan Olive Oil 01273 690407 info@mesto.co.uk www.mesto.co.uk Offer: 10% discount on our products*

Olives and Things 01962 777770 jeremyphillips100@hotmail.com www.olivesandthings.co.uk Offer: 3 small pots of olives for £10.*

Real Patisserie 34 St. George’s Road, Kemp Town, Brighton, East Sussex, BN2 1ED 01273 609 655 kemptown@realpatisserie.co.uk www.realpatisserie.co.uk Offer: 10% off any patisserie.*

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Sussex Roses Southlands Lane, West Chiltington, RH20 2JU 01798 813965 sales@sussexroses.co.uk www.not-grown-in-holland.co.uk Offer: 10% off cut flowers available at Farmers Markets on 7th September & 5th October 2019 and at our nursery for the Festival period – 1st September through to 5th October 2019. On presentation of this guide/website pass only.

Tom Cat Gin Crowborough, 01273 569105 info@tomcatgin.co.uk www.topcatgin.co.uk Offer: 20cl Blueberry Gin available at the reduced price of £16 per bottle.*

FARMS & FISHERIES Broadbourne Poultry Farm Horsham Road, Steyning. BN44 3AA 01903 814757 (office) 01903 815019 (farm) marcstenning@btconnect.com Offer: 20p discount on purchase of a dozen eggs – all sizes. During the 2019 Food & Drink Festival only and on presentation of this guide/website festival pass.

Daylands Farm Honeybridge Lane, Ashurst, West Sussex. BN44 3AW 01403 711057 enquiries@daylandsfarm.co.uk www.daylandsfarm.co.uk Event: Farm Walk & Cream Tea - £15 per person. 22nd September & 29th September 2019. 2.30pm. A wonderful walk through glorious farmland, with a fantastic homemade tea to welcome you back ! Proceeds to the Royal Agricultural Benevolent Institution. Limited numbers – prebooking essential at contact details above. Please show this guide/website festival pass upon arrival and wear sensible shoes.

Alderwood Ponds Course Fishery Horsham Road, Steyning. BN44 3AA Tel: 01903 816377 Pam or Julie alderwoodponds@hotmail.co.uk www.alderwoodponds.wordpress.com Open:: 7am to 6.30pm Summer; 7am to dusk Winter Offer: For Saturday 7th September 2019 we will be offering £1 discount on all advertised rod fees. Only for this one day and on production of this guide or website festival pass. If telephoning to book, please quote SF 2019.


LOCAL EVENTS & COMPETITIONS not already covered within individual business headings See ALL events listed together on the back page.

LUNCH/DINNER/PIZZA/SCONE For Chestnut Tree House Children’s Hospice Various Steyning & District Eateries From 7th September until 5th October, Charity Dishes will be on offer for lunch, dinner, pizzas and a Charity Scone, all to be found at various eateries in our area . Every year we support a Festival Charity, and this year it is the Chestnut Tree House Children’s Hospice. Probably a name well known to all of you, we are honoured that they are part of the Festival and hope to you will enjoy as many of these dishes as possible, to help raise a hefty donation to this much loved charity. These special creations will be on offer for the whole Festival period, and each time they are chosen £1 will go to our charity. The Charity Scone will also be available for the whole Festival and will also attract a donation to our Charity. Of course, should you feel you wish to give an additional donation, it will be more than welcome. Eateries with Charity Dish on offer: Chequer Inn, The Star Inn, Chez Joel, Cobblestone Tea House, Sussex Produce Café and Truffles - (all in Steyning). The Artisan Bakehouse (Ashurst) . Pizzas at: Gorilla Kitchen every Tuesday evening at The Star car park Scone at: Cobblestone Tea House.

WINE & DINE WITH CELEBRITY AUTHOR Date to be confirmed. Organised by: The Steyning Bookshop, 106 High Street, Steyning. BN44 3RD. 01903 812062 Venue: The Sussex Produce Café, 88 High Street, Steyning. BN44 3RD. 01903 815045 Tickets will be available from either of the two listed above. PRIOR BOOKING ONLY. At going to Press final details were not yet in place with regard to the Celebrity that will join us this year. As usual, it is eagerly anticipated, but we do know that it will be a delicious dinner together with a personal signing of their newly published book. Steyning Bookshop will also hold an informal interview to find out more about their life & experiences. Ticket price will include all of this plus a copy of the book. Watch out for the updated news on our website www.steyningdistrictfooddrinkfestival.co.uk. Tickets limited so early booking recommended once date & celebrity is announced.

STEYNING MUSEUM Church Street, Steyning. BN44 3YB 01903 813333 contact@steyningmuseum.org.uk www.steyningmuseum.org.uk Exhibition 1st September – 6th October 2019 Whacky Recipes To coincide with the Food & Drink Festival, the Museum will be mounting an exhibition entitled “Whacky Recipes!”

SHOP WINDOWS, HIGH STREET, STEYNING 7th September 2019 Event: Judging of the Annual Best Food Theme Shop Window Competition – 11am. Our Judge this year, Sarah Payne, founder and creative director of Cocoa Loco.

CHAMPION ALLOTMENT 2019 COMPETITION SPONSORED BY THE RUSHFIELDS PLANT CENTRE, POYNINGS. 7th September 2019. 11am PRESENTATION TO WINNER. Farmers Market, Steyning High Street Car Park. THE STEYNING DOWNLAND SCHEME BIG PICNIC 8th September 2019. 12.30pm - 3pm Old Rifle Range, off Mouse Lane, Steyning. www.steyningdownland.org FREE EVENT, but donations welcome to the Steyning Downland Scheme to support our conservation work.

INSTAGRAM CAKE DECORATING CHALLENGE AT THE BIG PICNIC . 8th September 2019. 12.30pm - 3pm Old Rifle Range, off Mouse Lane, Steyning. www.steyningdownland.org Young adults 12 - 20yrs. Get decorating and see you creation on Instagram. Blank cake provided – your artistic flare needed! 2 prizes declared on the day; further prize for Instagram Champion announced when votes are counted.

WISTON HOUSE GARDEN TOUR & ENGLISH SPARKLING WINE TASTING 8th September 2019. 4pm – 6pm Garden Tour, Sparkling Wine Tasting & Canapes Tickets: www.wistonestate.com. alex@wistonestate.co.uk A tour of the beautiful gardens of Wiston House together with a Wiston Estate Winery Sparkling Wine paired with delicious canapes. £20 per person . Prior booking ONLY, tickets available from details above.

CHESTNUT TREE HOUSE CHILDREN’S HOSPICE 2-COURSE SUPPER. 13 September 2019. 7pm for 7.30 pm. The Sussex Produce Café, 88, High Street, Steyning, BN44 3RD. 01903 815045 An opportunity to support this hard working, caring charity. Raffle with some great prizes. Tickets: £25pp to include a donation to the Chestnut Tree. Prior ticket only, available at www.thesussexproducecompany.co.uk

FAMILY FOODIE DAY AT COBBLESTONE WALK 14th September 2019. 11am - 4 pm. 74 High Street, Steyning, BN44 3RD www.cobblestonewalk.co.uk to check all the activities taking place on this popular day.

THE CCC MORNING - COFFEE, CAKES & CHESTNUT TREE HOUSE 17th September 2019. 10.30am to 12 noon At: Springwells Boutique B&B, High Street, Steyning. 01903 812446 contact@springwells.co.uk By prior ticket only - £6.50 pp to include coffee & cake with the entire entry fee donated to Chestnut Tree. Please purchase from contact details above/visit Springwells direct. This lovely location - a great function venue with its beautiful bedrooms & glorious gardens - will host the occasion serving guests coffee and cake. Please come along to enjoy the morning & support our charity.

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ASHURST TASTY WALK

THE GREAT STEYNING BAKE OFF

18th September 2019. 12.30pm meet. Prior booking only. £20.00pp. Meet at THE FOUNTAIN, ASHURST at 12.30 pm for a 1-course lunch before setting off for a guided walk. Stop off at THE ARTISAN BAKEHOUSE, ASHURST for a delicious Strawberry Cream Tea. Tickets on line at www.theartisanbakehouse.com select EVENTS.

– a real winner of an event at The Steyning Centre Saturday 28th September 2019 1pm - 5pm. 6 open classes plus STAR BAKER. 4-12 yrs old can enter all classes with an overall child winner. Certificates/prizes. Professsional judges. £1 per entry with entry forms available on the day when delivering competition cakes. Refreshments available. Details at: www.steyningdistrictfooddrinkfestival.co.uk or queries to: info@steyningsouthdowns.co.uk

BEER FESTIVAL LOCALLY BREWED REAL ALE AND LOCAL “CRAFT CIDERS” 20th September 2019 6pm until 10pm 21st September 2019 12.00 noon until 10pm 22nd September 2019 12 noon until 8pm (or when the beer runs out !) FREE ENTRY Organised by: Adur Brewery & Riverside Brewery (see their contact details on page 5) Venue: Steyning Cricket Club, Memorial Playing Fields, Charlton Street, Steyning. BN44 3LE Tel: 01903 814484 admin@steyningcricketclub.co.uk www. steyningcricketclub.com

WEST GRINSTEAD & DISTRICT PLOUGHING & AGRICULTURAL SOCIETY PLOUGHING MATCH & SHOW 21st September 2019 To be held at: Applesham Farm, Coombes Rd. Coombes, Nr Lancing. BN15 ORP 9.30 a.m. start. Entry: £6 adults, children under 14 years FREE. 01903 879488 (Rowan Allan) rallan@hjburt.co.uk www.westgrinsteadploughing.co.uk Don’t miss this every popular event.

MULLED WINE & STAR GAZING (Donation to Chestnut Tree House Childrens’ Hospice) Organised by Worthing Astronomers in conjunction with Steyning Downland Scheme 21st September 2019. 7.30 p.m. to 9.30 p.m. To book visit steyningdownland.org/events Venue: The Star Inn, 130 High Street, Steyning, BN44 3RD & the Wiston Big Picnic Field £7.50 to include wine, the talk and a donation to Chestnut Tree House. Booking essential at details above.

PASTURES NEW Sunday 29th September 2019. 2pm start. Meet at the car park The Street Bramber (opposite the Castle hotel) BN44 3WE info@steyningsouthdowns.co.uk for any queries. FREE EVENT with tea as an added paid for option. No booking required, just turn up. Brianne Reeve will lead you on a walk through Bramber Brooks Nature Reserve with optional St Mary’s House cake & tea and garden entry at the end £6 pp.

HARVEST FESTIVAL CELEBRATIONS STEYNING & DISTRICT CHURCHES 22nd September 2019. Steyning Methodist Church 10.30am Harvest Festival Service. 12.30pm Light Harvest Lunch harvestfestival@steyningmethodists.org.uk 01903 815471 (Cathy) Donations of non-perishable foods, toiletries, socks etc., for Worthing Churches Homeless Project during the service. Cost of lunch donations will also be gratefully received, with any excess going to Homeless Project. If possible RSVP via above email or telephone, or if not able, just turn up.

PUBS & BREWERIES OF STEYNING WALK

5th October 2019 Harvest Festival Supper and Barn Dance - Steyning & District Churches Together 7pm -10.30pm. Venue: The Towers Convent School, Upper Beeding. Donation to Turning Tides. Enjoy great food, music and dancing to celebrate this year’s Harvest. Prior ticket purchase only, available from all District churches, the Hub Café & Steyning Bookshop or debbie@ thehubbeeding.org. £9 (Adult) £4 (Child). Family Ticket: £28 for 2 adults & up to 3 children, aged 4 – 16 yrs. (Under 3 yrs, FREE)

with Dr. Janet Pennington Sunday 22nd September 2019. 11am start. Duration 2 hours. 07703 133952 jpsussex@icloud.com www.sussexhistorytalks.co.uk FREE EVENT – No booking required, just turn up. Walk will end at the Beer Festival, Steyning Cricket Club around 1pm! Meet outside the entrance to the Steyning Centre, Fletchers Croft, BN44 3XZ (opposite the Church of St. Andrew & St. Cuthman.)

6th October 2019 St. Nicholas Church, Bramber. Harvest Festival Service 8.30 a.m. St. Peter’s Church, Upper Beeding. Harvest Festival Service 10am 12 noon Bring & Share Harvest Lunch – Gladys Bevan Hall, Church Lane, Upper Beeding. 01903 815850 Donations of tinned & packet foods gratefully received during the service. During lunch we will also be holding a charity auction of produce to distribute funds to local charities for the homeless.

STEYNING COMMUNITY ORCHARD 4th ANNUAL FAMILY APPLE DAY

6th October 2019 St. Andrew & St. Cuthman Church Steyning. Harvest Festival Service 9.30am. 01903 813276 for details of Harvest Festival celebrations to follow the service. During the service, gifts of tinned and packet foods are invited to support the work of the Family Support Charity.

22nd September 2019. 1pm - 4pm. Fletchers Croft, Steyning FREE EVENT steyningorchard@gmail.com www.steyningcommunityorchard.org Facebook.com/steyningcommunityorchard

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Bringing fresh, quality, local produce directly from the farmers, producers and growers Plus Live Music

1st Saturday of Every Month 9:00am to 1:00pm Steyning High Street Car Park

Food Festival Market Events: Saturday 7th September

Woodcraft Folk Cooking Demos Allotment Competition Prizegiving Stallholder Discounts and Offers

Saturday 5th October

Sloe Gin Making Demos and Liqueur Tasting Pumpkin Growing Competition Weigh-in Stallholder Discounts and Offers www.steyningdistrictfooddrinkfestival.co.uk

www.steyningchamber.co.uk


EVENTS & COMPETITIONS For full details of timing, ticket price etc., go to www.steyningdistrictfooddrinkfestival.co.uk PAGE Throughout Festival period: Special Charity Dish at: Gorilla Kitchen(The Star car park), Chez Joel, The Chequer Inn, The Star Inn, The Cobblestone Tea House, The Sussex Produce Café, Truffles - all in Steyning, The Artisan Bakehouse, Ashurst Steyning Museum Exhibition “Whacky Recipes” throughout Festival. FREE ENTRY St. Mary’s House & Gardens, Bramber - September Open Days. See dates within guide/website. SEPTEMBER 7 FARMERS MARKET with live music, Woodcraft Folk cooking demos, Ready, Steady, Cook sessions and special offers 7 from stallholders. Steyning High Street Car Park 7 Farmers Market - Presentation to winner of the Allotment Competition. 9 7 Judging of Best Food Theme Shop Window Competition - Steyning High Street 9 7 Riverside Brewery Open Day - 2 tours. 11am & 1pm 5 8 Steyning Downland Scheme - The Big Picnic - The Rifle Range, Steyning. FREE ENTRY 9 8 Instagram Cake Decorating Challenge at The Big Picnic - venue as above 9 8 Wiston House Garden Tour & English Sparkling Wine Tasting. Wiston House 9 10/11/12 Festival Open Day – Lunches (inc Charity Dish) & Afternoon Teas – The Artisan Bakehouse, Ashurst 4 11 Ladies Cocktail Making Evening with Mixologists Extraordinaire, Kai & Frank. The White Horse Smokehouse & Grill 5 12 Drinks, Nibbles & Antique Values Evening with Henry Nicholls at The Artisan Bakehouse 4 12 Wiston Estate Winery Tour, Tasting & Canapes 5 13 Fawlty Towers Dinner at Tottington Manor, Edburton 5 13 Mad Hatters Tea Party & Jazz Singer – The Artisan Bakehouse, Ashurst 4 13 Chestnut Tree House Children’s Hospice 2-Course Supper at Sussex Produce Café 9 14 Stan’s Big Breakfast & Craft House Coffee Single Origin Coffee Tasting - Stan’s Bike Shack 3 14 Cobblestone Walk Family Foodie Day 4 The CCC Morning - Coffee, Cakes and Chestnut Tree House - Springwells Boutique B&B, Steyning. Donation to CTH 9 17 17/18/19 Festival Open Day – Lunches(inc Charity Dish) & Afternoon Teas – The Artisan Bakehouse, Ashurst 4 18 Ashurst Tasty Walk. The Fountain/Country Walk/Artisan Bakehouse 9 20 Sussex Gin Tasting & Nibbles – The Artisan Bakehouse, Ashurst 4 20/21/22 BEER FESTIVAL. Steyning Cricket Club 10 21 West Grinstead Ploughing Matches, Applesham Farm, Coombes 10 21 Mulled Wine & Star Gazing – Star Inn & Wiston Big Picnic Field. Donation to CTH 10 22 Pubs & Breweries of Steyning Walk led by Dr Janet Pennington FREE ENTRY 10 22 Steyning Community Orchard Apple Day, Fletchers Croft Village Green, Steyning 10 22 Daylands Farm Walk & Cream Tea in aid of Royal Agricultural Benevolent Institution 8 22 Harvest Festival Service & Lunch – Steyning Methodist Church 10 24 Food Theme Pub Quiz – The Star, Steyning 4 27 Wood Fired Pizza & Pud Supper Club Night at The Artisan Bakehouse 6 28 Adur Brewery Open Day – 11am to 6pm 5 28 Pick It Cook It – Hedgerow Booze, Daylands Farm 3 28 GREAT STEYNING BAKE OFF – Steyning Centre 10 29 Pastures New – One Year On & Optional Tea at St Mary’s House & Gardens 10 29 Daylands Farm Walk & Cream Tea in aid of Royal Agricultural Benevolent Institution 8 OCTOBER 5 FARMERS MARKET with music, Pumpkin weigh, Produce Hamper Raffle for Chestnut Tree House, 7 Sloe gin demo & tasting and special offers from stall holders. Steyning High Street Car Park. 5 Harvest Supper & Barn Dance – The Towers Convent School, Upper Beeding 6 Harvest Festival Lunch – St Peter’s, Upper Beeding & St Nicholas Bramber 10 6 Harvest Festival Service & Harvest Celebrations – St Andrew’s & St Cuthman’s Steyning 10 TBA Celebrity Author Dinner at The Sussex Produce Café, Steyning. Check website for confirmation of date 9 Front cover main image: Dmitry Naumov - Dreamstime

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Steyning & District Food & Drink Festival Guide 2019  

Four weeks of fantastic foodie events, offers and competitions in the Steyning and District area.

Steyning & District Food & Drink Festival Guide 2019  

Four weeks of fantastic foodie events, offers and competitions in the Steyning and District area.

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