Enjoy a candlelit Middle Eastern feast in the beautifully atmospheric Southover Church, Lewes. You’ll be served a three-course meze style dinner prepared by three local chefs who specialise in Middle Eastern cuisine: Alex Marcovitch of Kabak Food Stall, Tali Saar of Talicious and Einat Chalmers...

A celebration of North Indian cuisine. We’ll cook and bake with traditional ingredients and techniques from Himachal Pradesh & the Punjab and explore the influences that Persian and Mughal empires have left on Indian food. Learn to make Masala chai, Punjabi Samosas, Rajma (Himalayan black...

Join us for a community feast and celebration. This year we are raising funds for Tree Aid a highly effective small charity helping to create thriving, sustainable communities throughout the isolated and remote regions of Africa. Three courses of sumptuous seasonal dishes made with local ingredients....

Four courses of delicious seasonal offerings from Tina Deubert at what was Tina’s Kitchen. Locally sourced and organic ingredients. No grains or gluten. Vegetarian option available - please request when booking. £40, BYO wine. Book online....

Daphne Lambert in conversation with Anni Townend. Fermenting ideas that cultivate personal & community health and grow greater food resilience, whilst tantalising your tastebuds with globally-inspired fermented foods made using local produce. £15, concessions £7. Tickets from Sue Fleming can be collected by arrangement at Friday...

Join us for a night of Yoga Nidra with Chetana Thornton and healing vegan foods by Persephone Deacon-Cole, accompanied by uplifting Kirtan music by Will Thornton, to celebrate the Autumn equinox as part of Lewes OctoberFeast. We open our ceremony with Awaken Heart Yoga –...

A welcoming glass of sparkling wine followed by an Italian inspired home-made menu of six small plates - caponata, gnocchi with sorrel pesto, stuffed mushrooms, fennel frittata, mascarpone fruit tarts and gooseberry fool (dishes are meat and fish free, vegetable based with nuts, eggs and...

Once again these keen cooks and neighbours are getting together to cook a fabulous three-course dinner. Starting with cocktails and ending with Kath’s not to be missed sumptuous rose flavoured roulade. A lively evening guaranteed! £28pp. 10 places. Contact Kath by email to book. Profits...

Join us for a wonderful five-course vegetarian meal that highlights locally produced foods from Fin and Farm with ALL proceeds going to FareShare Sussex. We will also include ingredients form other local producers and suppliers such as High Weald Dairy, Holmansbridge Farm & Inifinity Foods. ...

A delicious vegetarian three-course harvest supper at Pleasant House with local, organic vegetables and Sussex cheese. Gluten-free and vegan options available. Natural and organic wines available. Please book by email or text Sara on 07525 146211...

Join us for a wonderful five-course vegetarian meal that highlights locally produced foods from Hankham Organics with ALL proceeds going to Macmillan Cancer Support. We will also include ingredients form other local producers and suppliers such as High Weald Dairy, Holmansbridge Farm & Inifinity Foods....

A meze style dinner cooked at home by Alex, owner of Kabak food stall, starting with rose prosecco and finishing with dessert and Arabic coffee or mint tea. Meat, vegetarian & vegan options available. £25pp. 12 places. 8pm. Email Alex to book (Availability: 4 places...

Join us for a wonderful five-course vegetarian meal that highlights locally produced foods from Hankham Organics with ALL proceeds going to The Alzheimer's Society. We will also include ingredients form other local producers and suppliers such as High Weald Dairy, Holmansbridge Farm & Inifinity Foods....

A Rawlicious Food Event - bringing you living, vibrant, raw, vegan cuisine, bursting with energy and flavour. £25 for three courses, canapés and mocktails on arrival. BYOB. Booking: Persephone 07984 716550 or by email...

Who are you? Persephone Deacon-Cole of Rawlicious Foods How are you involved in Lewes OctoberFeast this year? I am hosting my inaugural pop-up event at Iford Village Hall on Friday 23 September: a Rawlicious (raw, vegan, gf) feast and I'm really excited! What recommendations would you give...

OctoberFeast 2016 boasts a good variety of events aimed at people following vegetarian, vegan or plants-based diets. This post will make it easy for you to find one to inspire, but this list is not exhaustive. If you would like to attend one of our other events, ask when booking as hosts will often be able to meet your needs.

Special OctoberFeast Harvest supper. Three courses of vegetarian delights using plenty of local and seasonal produce. Wine & beers available to buy. £22pp. Book in the shop or tel: 07525 146211...

Nourishing both body and senses the menu includes shitake mushroom risotto with pecans, daikon & beetroot salad & apple and pear mousse. Vegan and GF friendly. £25pp. 10 places. 7pm. Contact Gilly & Misa via email or call 01273 890779...