A welcome return to Steyning and District Food Festival for 2021

01 Sep 2021

The 2021 Steyning & District Food & Drink Festival, organised by the Steyning & District Community Partnership got off to a flying start on Saturday 4 September.

At the Farmers Market as well as the usual food & drink stalls, there was cocktail tasting and the allotment competition prize giving. In the High Street, Raft hosted a delicious Cocoa Loco chocolate and JaJu coffee beans tasting. The Sussex Grocer continued the theme by offering a Sussex food tasting.

Shop window display competition results

The ever popular annual shop window display competition was judged by Lynda Spain from Horsham District Council’s Economic Development team. Horsham District Council was one of the sponsors of the Festival this year.

The results were as follows:

Foodie Category:

1st – The Model Bakery – Homemade Tea Time

2nd – The Sussex Grocer – Scarecrow Twosome tucking into a meal

3rd – Truffles – Winnie the Pooh & Friends enjoying a spread.

Highly Commended – The Little Sweetshop – Honey & Lemon

Non Foodie Category:

1st – St Barnabas House – Formal Dinner Party

2nd – Vintage & Home – A very special Birthday Party

3rd – Anthony Raymond – A Veggy Plot

Highly Commended – Steyning Antiques - Old Teapots, Jars & Biscuit Tins

Highly Commended – LJS – Chocolate & Lollypops

This year the competition, annually sponsored by the Steyning & District Business Chamber, lived up to its usual high standards.