What’s On

    The South Downs area is home to so many fantastic foodie events, from food festivals to wine tastings, foraging in the wild to tastings in a brewery, vineyard or dairy. Find out about the great events coming up soon:

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    Pizza Fridays at the farm

    Organic woodfired sourdough pizzas being served every Friday 11:30 – 3pm Margherita, Veggie and Meaty pizzas.


    19/05/2017 - 13/10/2017
    11:30 pm - 3:00 pm
    Tablehurst Farm, Forest Row East Sussex
       

    Great British Wine Tours

    Our goal is to introduce you to the blossoming Sussex wine region for a day of wine tasting and good food.


    21/09/2017 - 26/09/2017
    9:45 am - 5:15 pm
    Brighton Station, Brighton Sussex
       

    Great British Wine Tours

    Our goal is to introduce you to the blossoming Sussex wine region for a day of wine tasting and good food.


    22/09/2017 - 27/09/2017
    9:45 am - 5:15 pm
    Brighton Station, Brighton Sussex
       

    Great British Wine Tours

    Our goal is to introduce you to the blossoming Sussex wine region for a day of wine tasting and good food.


    23/09/2017 - 28/09/2017
    9:45 am - 5:15 pm
    Brighton Station, Brighton Sussex
       

    Great British Wine Tours

    Our goal is to introduce you to the blossoming Sussex wine region for a day of wine tasting and good food.


    24/09/2017 - 29/09/2017
    9:45 am - 5:15 pm
    Brighton Station, Brighton Sussex
       

    Great British Wine Tours

    Our goal is to introduce you to the blossoming Sussex wine region for a day of wine tasting and good food.


    25/09/2017 - 30/09/2017
    9:45 am - 5:15 pm
    Brighton Station, Brighton Sussex
       

    Great British Wine Tours

    Our goal is to introduce you to the blossoming Sussex wine region for a day of wine tasting and good food.


    26/09/2017 - 01/10/2017
    9:45 am - 5:15 pm
    Brighton Station, Brighton Sussex
       

    Pie Night

    Enjoy a beautiful pie made on the South Downs by the fab people at MUD Pie.£12 for pie seasonal veg, mash & drink.


    27/09/2017 - 28/09/2017
    12:00 am - 9:00 pm
    St James Tavern, Winchester Hampshire
       

    Great British Wine Tours

    Our goal is to introduce you to the blossoming Sussex wine region for a day of wine tasting and good food.


    27/09/2017 - 02/10/2017
    9:45 am - 5:15 pm
    Brighton Station, Brighton Sussex
       

    Hedgerow Booze Workshop

    Forage for your fruit and we’ll show you how to make a delicious liqueur. £15 per person, refreshments included, bring your own spirits! Booking essential.


    27/09/2017
    10:00 am - 1:00 pm
    Daylands Farm, Ashurst, Near Steyning West Sussex`
       

    Burger Night

    Forget about cooking, come down and join us for a homemade burger. Chose your burger combo and a drink for only £12.


    27/09/2017 - 28/09/2017
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    St James Tavern, Winchester Hampshire
       

    Horsham Markets

    Visit Horsham Markets by Food Rocks in The Carfax for a wonderful selection of the finest fresh local produce, sensational street food and a range of boutique shopping from vintage clothing to antique homeware. Every Saturday the market features an ever changing mix of live music and street entertainment.


    28/09/2017
    9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    Carfax, Horsham West Sussex
       

    Great British Wine Tours

    Our goal is to introduce you to the blossoming Sussex wine region for a day of wine tasting and good food.


    28/09/2017 - 03/10/2017
    9:45 am - 5:15 pm
    Brighton Station, Brighton Sussex
       

    Chichester Farmers' Market

    Held fortnightly on the First and Third Fridays of each month in East Street and North Street, we believe our markets are one of the best in the region. All produce is grown, reared, caught, brewed, pickled, baked, smoked or processed by the stallholder, the stallholders are all from the local area and all processed food must contain a minimum of 30% local ingredients where possible.


    29/09/2017
    9:00 am - 2:00 pm
    east and north street, Chichester West Sussex
       

    Lewes Food Market

    Lewes Local Community Interest Company (CIC) is a not-for-profit company with the broad aims of developing sustainable local food systems and making it easier for more people to buy good, healthy, seasonal food. Lewes Local CIC was established in June 2010, and the Lewes Food Market is its first project.


    29/09/2017
    9:30 am - 1:30 pm
    Market Tower, Lewes East Sussex
       

    Great British Wine Tours

    Our goal is to introduce you to the blossoming Sussex wine region for a day of wine tasting and good food.


    29/09/2017 - 04/10/2017
    9:45 am - 5:15 pm
    Brighton Station, Brighton Sussex
       

    Organic Pizza Fridays @ the Farm

    Organic wood-fired sour-dough pizzas being served every Friday 11:30 – 3pm Margherita, Veggie and Meaty pizzas.


    29/09/2017
    11:30 am - 2:30 pm
    Tablehurst Farm, Forest Row East Sussex
       

    Autumn Show & Game Fair

    Fun-packed family day out. Have a go at UK’s top countryside sports, enjoy arena action and enjoy delicious, seasonal food & drink.


    30/09/2017 - 01/10/2017
    12:00 am
    South of England Showground, Ardingly West Sussex
       

    Autumn Show & Game Fair, South of England Showground, Ardingly

    South of England Showground, Ardingly, West Sussex, RH17 6TL
    (Near Haywards Heath. Junction 10 off M23)
     Open: 9am daily. Close: 5pm daily

    Jump into Autumn with seasonal food, family fun, a wide range of traditional country pursuits and superb entertainment at the Autumn Show & Game Fair on Saturday 30 September and Sunday 1 October 2017 at the South of England Showground in Ardingly, West Sussex.  Visitors can join in and have a go at some of the best aspects of British country life including gundog scurries, clay pigeon shooting and air rifle shooting, terrier racing, fly fishing, falconry, archery and dog agility to help celebrate the Autumn Harvest.

    From giant leeks to perfect onions, spectacular displays from the National Vegetable Society and a flower arranging competition for beginners through to intermediate/advanced level will celebrate Autumn Glory; and visitors can also enjoy creative craft displays from members of the East & West Sussex Women’s Institute in the Norfolk Pavilion whilst enjoying breakfast or lunch in the café restaurant.

    Admission: FREE entry for under 16s (when accompanied by a paying adult). FREE parking. Senior citizens and students £9. Adults £11. Save 10% when you book online at www.seas.org.uk; offer ends midnight 29 September.


    30/09/2017 - 01/10/2017
    9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    South of England Showground, Ardingly West Sussex
       

    Horsham Markets

    Visit Horsham Markets by Food Rocks in The Carfax for a wonderful selection of the finest fresh local produce, sensational street food and a range of boutique shopping from vintage clothing to antique homeware. Every Saturday the market features an ever changing mix of live music and street entertainment.


    30/09/2017
    9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    Carfax, Horsham West Sussex
       

    Pulborough Farmers Market

    Last Saturday in every month February -December, 9am-12 noon. On average there are 20 stalls with many selling local produce.


    30/09/2017
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
    Pulborough Village Hall, Pulborough West Sussex
       

    Great British Wine Tours

    Our goal is to introduce you to the blossoming Sussex wine region for a day of wine tasting and good food.


    30/09/2017 - 05/10/2017
    9:45 am - 5:15 pm
    Brighton Station, Brighton Sussex
       

    Academy of Cheese Level 1

    Academy of Cheese Level 1 Cheese Certification Course. Improve your knowledge and really know your cheese!


    30/09/2017
    10:00 am - 3:00 pm
    Guildford Institute, Guildford Surrey
       

    Academy of Cheese Level 1

    Academy of Cheese Level 1 Cheese Certification Course. Improve your knowledge and really know your cheese!


    30/09/2017
    10:00 am - 3:00 pm
    Guildford Institute, Guildford Surrey
       

    Sussex Gin & Fizz Festival

    Taste and buy direct from producers learn about Sussex wine and gin production enjoy local artisan food stalls and live music from Union Music Store


    30/09/2017
    11:00 am - 6:00 pm
    Southover Grange Gardens, Lewes East Sussex
       

    Sussex Gin & Fizz Festival

    Taste and buy direct from producers learn about Sussex wine and gin production enjoy local artisan food stalls and live music from Union Music Store


    30/09/2017
    11:00 am - 6:00 pm
    Southover Grange Gardens, Lewes East Sussex
       

    Tablehurst Farm's Organic BBQ

    BBQ favourites and specials being served every Saturday 11:30 – 3pm in our Cafe Garden overlooking the Ashdown Forest. Come and join in the fun


    30/09/2017
    11:30 am - 3:00 pm
    Tablehurst Farm Cafe Garden, Forest Row East Sussex
       

    Tablehurst Farm's Organic BBQ

    BBQ favourites and specials being served every Saturday 11:30 – 3pm in our Cafe Garden overlooking the Ashdown Forest. Come and join in the fun


    30/09/2017
    11:30 am - 3:00 pm
    Tablehurst Farm Cafe Garden, Forest Row East Sussex
       

    Stopham Estate Winemaker's Vineyard and Winery Tour with wine tasting

    Get in an in-depth vineyard and winery tour with the winemaker, finishing with tasting all the wines!


    30/09/2017
    2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    Stopham Vineyard, Pulborough West Sussex
       

    Petersfield Farmers' Markets

    Petersfield Farmers’ Markets bring you the best in Hampshire’s food and drink, direct from the producers.


    01/10/2017
    All Day
    The Square, Petersfield Hampshire