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Countryside Food Festival

Saturday 15 September 2018

Local Food Britain will be hosting their first countryside food festival on the Discovery Walk on Saturday, September 15. 

The festival will be open from 10am to 4pm; entry is £2 per person, and free for children aged under 16, and includes entry to The Discovery Walk (normally £3 per person).

Event partners

In association with ...

Partnering Local Food Britain at the event will be: BBC Surrey, Surrey Life, WeFiFo, Surrey Hills Society, and the North Downs Way.

BBC Radio Surrey’s Danny Pike Show will be broadcasting live from the festival between 9am and 12pm.

Event partners

Proud to be supporting

 A 25% donation of all ticket sales will go to Macmillan Cancer Support.

Chalk Hills Bakery

Artisan bread from Chalk Hills Bakery

Food and drink showcase

Showcasing artisan bread makers, wine producers, distillers, cheese specialists, street food and much more, visitors will be able to nibble and sip their way around the festival and enjoy one-to-one chats with the producers. This really is a great opportunity to discover new flavours and try before you buy.

Pop up restaurant from The Salt Box

Tuck into street food or book for The Salt Box lunch

Stay for lunch

As well as a host of street food stalls, there will also be a ticketed pop-up restaurant at Priory Farm Barn featuring fire pit cooking from The Salt Box. Tickets must be booked in advance.

Follow links below to book for:
Feast Over Fire Lunch at 1.30pm

Laura Scott will be dishing up cookery lessons in the great outdoors

Get the kids involved with outdoor cookery lessons

Children's cookery lessons

Chef and cookery tutor Laura Scott will be dishing up cookery lessons in the great outdoors. The ticketed cookery lessons (priced £17 for one adult and one child) also include admission to the food festival and the Discovery Walk nature trail. Tickets must be booked in advance.

Follow links to book for the following times: 
11.30-12pm; (sold out)
12.30-1pm;  (sold out)

Preserves with passion

A quest to find the best preserve

Preserves with Passion 

A competition to find the best home-made jams, jellies, and chutneys in the south east. The winning preserve will be recreated as a limited edition for the Bartie’s Sussex Faire range. All profits from the sale of the winning preserve will go to Macmillan Cancer Support. 

Read more on how to enter

Something for all the family

Something for all the family

Family times

The event has something for all the family with a rare chance to picnic at various points along The Discovery Walk and take a ride around the farm aboard the tractor trailer.

Bring your windfall apples or pears and have them turned into juice to take home (be sure to bring a container with you!)

To celebrate its 60th anniversary, the Surrey Hills Society is planning a special walk, taking in the festival. 

And if you want to widen your foodie knowledge, you'll be able to climb aboard a vintage bus to pick up tips from the experts!