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:

    Calendar View

       

    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.


    19/01/2018
    9:00 am - 2:00 pm
    east and north street, Chichester West Sussex
       

    Heathfield Farmers' Market, East Sussex

    Heathfield Farmers’ Market – Run by local people for local people. Heathfield Farmers Market is held in the Co-Op car park on the 3rd Saturday of every month.

    There will be all the usual stalls selling: Vegetables, in season Fruit, Meat, Sausages, Bacon, Eggs, Pies, Game, Cheese, Cakes, Preserves, Bread, Olives, Plants and Flowers and dog treats.

    Please come along and buy good food and support your local farmers and producers.

    We look forward to seeing you there.


    20/01/2018
    9:00 am - 12:30 pm
    The Co-op car park, Heathfield High Street East Sussex
       

    Bolney Wine Estate Burns Lunch

    Come to us for lunch and enjoy a truly poetic meal in celebration of Robert Burns! Three Scottish courses will appear on the specials board.

    Booking is advised! Call 01444 881575 or email cafe@bolneywineestate.com
    Complimentary homemade shortbread with every table booked.


    25/01/2018
    12:00 am - 3:00 pm
    Bolney Wine Estate, The Eighteen Acre, Bolney West Sussex
       

    Film Night - South Downs England's Mountains Green

    An opportunity to watch a fascinating documentary produced & directed by Nick Stringer of Big Wave Productions Ltd. Q&A session with Nick afterwards.


    26/01/2018
    7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
    Tuppenny Barn, Southbourne 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.


    27/01/2018
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
    Pulborough Village Hall, Pulborough West Sussex
       

    "Twist" Garden Obelisk / Plant Support workshop

    Two Circles Designs will guide you through making a full-size obelisk to take home. All materials supplied. £45pp including refreshments. See website for further details.


    27/01/2018
    10:00 am - 2:00 pm
    Tuppenny Barn, Southbourne West Sussex
       

    Winchester Farmers' Market

    Winchester Farmers Market is our largest and award-winning market, held twice a month and is regarded as the largest regular farmers market in the UK, with up to 90 stalls attending each market.

    **Please note that this event takes place on the second AND final Sunday of each month**


    28/01/2018
    9:00 am - 2:00 pm
    The High Street, Winchester Hampshire
       

    Steyning Farmers Market

    This Market takes place on the first Saturday of every month in Steyning High Street car park.

    Steyning Farmers Market were the winners of the ‘Best Sussex Farmers Markets’ in the Sussex Food and Drink Awards for 2014/15!!

    The Market had previously been runners-up in the same category in both 2011 and 2013.

    For more details on how to apply for a stall at the Market and the criteria required to be eligible for a stall please see attached.


    03/02/2018
    12:00 am
    Steyning High Street Car Park, Steyning West Sussex
       

    Steyning Farmers Market

    Local producers bring a delicious range of fresh food and drink, plus plants and flowers. A lovely community market in a lovely town. Come along!


    03/02/2018 - 04/02/2018
    9:00 am - 1:00 pm
    Steyning High Street Car Park, Steyning West Sussex
       

    Petersfield Farmers' Markets

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


    04/02/2018
    All Day
    The Square, Petersfield Hampshire
       

    The Great Little Farmers' Market

    An established Farmers Market for Goring Road, Worthing. With over 30 stalls selling quality, local produce. Great food, but not just food! There is also live music.

    You can expect to find a diverse range from locally made produce to people from all corners of Sussex.

    – Bad weather venue –
    St John the Devine Church
    Ripley Road


    04/02/2018
    9:00 am - 2:00 pm
    Goring Road, Worthing West Sussex
       

    Bolney Wine Estate Valentine's Day Tour

    A welcome drink of Sparkling Rosé will be followed by a tour of the estate and a tasting of 3 of our award-winning wines and Foxhole Gin made from our very own grapes.


    14/02/2018
    2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
    Bolney Wine Estate, The Eighteen Acre, Bolney West Sussex
       

    Bolney Wine Estate Valentine's Day Tour

    A welcome drink of Sparkling Rosé will be followed by a tour of the estate and a tasting of 3 of our award-winning wines and Foxhole Gin made from our very own grapes.


    14/02/2018
    2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
    Bolney Wine Estate, The Eighteen Acre, Bolney West Sussex
       

    Bolney Wine Estate Valentine's Day Dinner

    A four course locally sourced tasting menu will then be served in our café bar – each course paired with an optional wine flight.


    14/02/2018
    7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
    Bolney Wine Estate, The Eighteen Acre, Bolney West Sussex
       

    Charles Dowding Talk

    Meet the international guru of “No Dig Gardening”. In his talk he will explain and illustrate the principles of no dig gardening. Tkts: £12pp


    16/02/2018
    6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
    Tuppenny Barn, Southbourne West Sussex
       

    Herbs and Women's Health: Sarah Hilyer

    Sarah is a trained medicinal herbalist. She will be showing us how to use herbs to maintain or regain hormonal balance in today’s stressful world.


    20/02/2018
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    Tuppenny Barn, Southbourne West Sussex
       

    Steyning Farmers Market

    Local producers bring a delicious range of fresh food and drink, plus plants and flowers. A lovely community market in a lovely town. Come along!


    03/03/2018 - 04/03/2018
    9:00 am - 1:00 pm
    Steyning High Street Car Park, Steyning West Sussex
       

    Forest Row Market

    Proud Winners of Britains Best Community Market 2017 Suppliers of Locally Produced food & drink and hand made delicacies.


    03/03/2018 - 04/03/2018
    10:00 am - 3:00 pm
    Community Centre car park or Foresters Green, Forest Row East Sussex
       

    Forest Row Market

    suppliers of locally produced food and hand made delicacies. Winners of Britain’s Best Community Market 2017.


    03/03/2018
    10:00 am - 3:00 pm
    Community Centre Car Park Or Foresters Green, Forest Row East Sussex
       

    The Great Little Farmers' Market

    An established Farmers Market for Goring Road, Worthing. With over 30 stalls selling quality, local produce. Great food, but not just food! There is also live music.

    You can expect to find a diverse range from locally made produce to people from all corners of Sussex.

    – Bad weather venue –
    St John the Devine Church
    Ripley Road


    04/03/2018
    9:00 am - 2:00 pm
    Goring Road, Worthing West Sussex
       

    Steyning Farmers Market

    Local producers bring a delicious range of fresh food and drink, plus plants and flowers. A lovely community market in a lovely town. Come along!


    07/04/2018 - 08/04/2018
    9:00 am - 1:00 pm
    Steyning High Street Car Park, Steyning West Sussex
       

    Forest Row Market

    Proud Winners of Britains Best Community Market 2017 Suppliers of Locally Produced food & drink and hand made delicacies.


    07/04/2018 - 08/04/2018
    10:00 am - 3:00 pm
    Community Centre car park or Foresters Green, Forest Row East Sussex
       

    Forest Row Market

    suppliers of locally produced food and hand made delicacies. Winners of Britain’s Best Community Market 2017.


    07/04/2018
    10:00 am - 3:00 pm
    Community Centre Car Park Or Foresters Green, Forest Row East Sussex
       

    Wild Food in Spring

    A beginner’s guide to foraging wild food includes making our own lunch and transforming our foraged discoveries into something tasty to take home.


    14/04/2018
    10:00 am - 4:00 pm
    Butser Ancient Farm, Waterlooville Hampshire
       

    Steyning Farmers Market

    Local producers bring a delicious range of fresh food and drink, plus plants and flowers. A lovely community market in a lovely town. Come along!


    05/05/2018 - 06/05/2018
    9:00 am - 1:00 pm
    Steyning High Street Car Park, Steyning West Sussex
       

    Forest Row Market

    Proud Winners of Britains Best Community Market 2017 Suppliers of Locally Produced food & drink and hand made delicacies.


    05/05/2018 - 06/05/2018
    10:00 am - 3:00 pm
    Community Centre car park or Foresters Green, Forest Row East Sussex
       

    Forest Row Market

    suppliers of locally produced food and hand made delicacies. Winners of Britain’s Best Community Market 2017.


    05/05/2018
    10:00 am - 3:00 pm
    Community Centre Car Park Or Foresters Green, Forest Row East Sussex
       

    Steyning Farmers Market

    Local producers bring a delicious range of fresh food and drink, plus plants and flowers. A lovely community market in a lovely town. Come along!


    02/06/2018 - 03/06/2018
    9:00 am - 1:00 pm
    Steyning High Street Car Park, Steyning West Sussex
       

    Forest Row Market

    Proud Winners of Britains Best Community Market 2017 Suppliers of Locally Produced food & drink and hand made delicacies.


    02/06/2018 - 03/06/2018
    10:00 am - 3:00 pm
    Community Centre car park or Foresters Green, Forest Row East Sussex
       

    Forest Row Market

    suppliers of locally produced food and hand made delicacies. Winners of Britain’s Best Community Market 2017.


    02/06/2018
    10:00 am - 3:00 pm
    Community Centre Car Park Or Foresters Green, Forest Row East Sussex