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Events

We hold regular ‘Author Suppers’ at the Sussex Produce café, and have frequent children’s author events and workshops at the shop.  We also organise book launches and author talks at a variety of venues. We are the organisers of the literary events for the biennial Steyning Festival.

National Poetry Day with Spoken Steyning

Thursday 3rd October at 7.30pm. Come celebrate National Poetry Day with us and the good folks of 'Spoken Steyning' at the lovely Gluck Studio. An evening of poetry, wine and music, with local poets including Simon Zec sharing their work, also featuring a poetry 'free...

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A Cookery Author Supper with Camilla Stephens

A Cookery Author Supper with Camilla Stephens

We are really pleased to welcome the marvellous Camilla Stephens to the Steyning & District Food & Drink Festival. Camilla is the founder of the acclaimed locally based success story Higgidy Pies. She trained as a cook at Leith's School of Food and Wine and...

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An Author Supper with Mike Gayle & Ruth Hogan

An Author Supper with Mike Gayle & Ruth Hogan

On Wednesday July 10th we are thrilled to announce a very special Double Author Supper at the Sussex Produce Company Cafe, welcoming novelists Mike Gayle and Ruth Hogan to Steyning for the first time. A perfect pairing of two very popular novelists known for their...

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Guided Walk with Mary-Ann Ochota

Sunday 23rd June at 10.30am. Meet at Chanctonbury Ring Car Park.  Join anthropologist and presenter Mary-Ann Ochota for a 2 hour guided circular walk around Chanctonbury Ring. Mary-Ann will share her knowledge of the man-made landscape features we encounter along the...

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Mary-Ann Ochota’s Hidden Histories

Saturday 22nd June, 3pm, The Gluck Studio. Talk with slideshow. Free tea & cake!  Join anthropologist, TV presenter and writer Mary-Ann Ochota on a journey through Britain's historic landscape. Mary-Ann's brilliant and essential book Hidden Histories; a Spotter's...

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Doodle-Fun with Guy Parker-Rees

Saturday 22nd June, 10.30am. The Steyning Bookshop (kitchen or garden marquee) Popular illustrator of the classic picture book Giraffes Can't Dance, the lovely Guy Parker-Rees, will be stopping by the bookshop on the morning of Saturday 22nd June to entertain children...

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A Cookery Author Supper with Camilla Stephens

An Evening with Jim Al-Khalili

Friday 21st June, 7pm at Wiston House.  Join acclaimed theoretical physicist, author and broadcaster Jim Al-Khalili as he discusses his thrilling debut sci-fi novel Sunfall. Set in a near-future of dazzling technologies and drawing on cutting-edge science, 'Sunfall'...

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