Fireside Feast at Stanmer Park – an outdoor cookery event

  Saturday 16 Oct 2021

  11:00 am  - 2:30 pm

Learn fire-making tips and fireside cookery techniques before eating a delicious seasonal lunch.

table full of food outdoorsRediscover the amazing sensations of a meal cooked over an open flame. All set in the woods on your doorstep, in our series of themed outdoor events at the beautiful Stanmer Wellbeing Gardens.

The session will share a few basics of fire making as well as techniques for cooking over an open flame. Learn simple preparations for seasonal ingredients that maximise flavour. Enjoy a relaxed pace as we chop and chat and pick up tips from our fireside leaders.

Sit down together and enjoy your seasonal feast served with a glass of locally pressed apple juice (or bring your own bottle). Typical dishes include – Moroccan pumpkin & chickpea fire stew, herby couscous, flatbreads with herb and garlic butter, seasonal salad with edible flowers, chargrilled vegetables with wild salsa verde, fruit compote with crunchy topping and caramel toffee sauce – perfect to enjoy al fresco on an autumn afternoon.

This event takes place entirely outside so you will need to dress appropriately for the weather. There is a covered area in case of poor weather, a compost toilet on site and hand washing facilities provided. In the event of high winds or very heavy rain we will postpone the event, in all other conditions it will proceed as planned. Find out more about travelling to Stanmer Park by car, train, bus or bicycle. Please note that walking from Stanmer Church to the site takes about ten minutes. Our team will be available to guide you.

Dietary information: The menu for this event is vegetarian and adaptable for vegan diets but this must be specified when booking. For any other allergies or dietary requirements, please contact us to discuss before booking.

Tickets for this event include:

  • professional tuition from our cookery & fireside leaders
  • all ingredients and equipment
  • hot drinks on arrival
  • a full meal to enjoy on site (you may bring your own alcoholic or soft drinks to enjoy with the meal, we will provide a local juice option)

Any profits raised from paid events support our community activities – ensuring everyone in Brighton & Hove can access and enjoy tasty, healthy food. Your ticket for this event could help us offer a recipe kit for a family in need or a cookery lesson for someone living on a low income. Find out more about our work.

Booking instructions

Tickets for this event are £59.99 per person, or £114.98 (in total) when booking two tickets at once. Click ‘enter promo code’ and type BRINGAFRIEND to access this discount.

We have a limited number of tickets available at a concession rate of £39.99 for those who are in receipt of a means-tested benefit, under-18s (must be accompanied by an adult), as well as full-time students. If available, these options will appear in the drop-down when purchasing your ticket.

Please note that only one gift voucher or discount code can be used per purchase, click ‘enter promo code’ to submit these details. If you need assistance please contact us.

Refund policy:

We are unable to provide refunds except if there is a mistake with the booking and we are notified within 48 hours after booking. In the event of any change in government covid guidelines, we will reschedule classes if necessary and bookings will be valid for the new date or can be transferred to another event.

If you are unable to attend your event for any reason, we encourage you to transfer your booking to a friend who can attend in your place. Please provide us with the new attendee’s details before the class starts by emailing Thank you for your understanding and support.

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Stanmer Park Nature Reserve

Fireside Feast at Stanmer Park – an outdoor cookery event

Stanmer Park Nature Reserve, Falmer, Brighton, UK

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