Eating & Drinking

Street-food stalls, bars and cafés supplying the best of local, sustainable produce sourced and foraged from the fields, hedges and coastline of the Garden of England.

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Woodchurch Wine

A family business established in 2009, Woodchurch Vineyard produces exceptional English sparkling wine made from the Champagne grape varieties. All our wines are carefully hand-crafted to perfectly express the characteristics of each individual season. At the festival they will be offering free tastings of award winning sparkling wine made from grapes grown less than a…

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Campfire Feast

For the first time this year, we are offering an evening campfire feast. Michael White – local woodsman, forager, wild food chef – sources many of his ingredients from within a stone’s throw of the Festival site. As the sun sets at Boldshaves Garden, join Michael for a simple, yet sumptuous lamb and nettle tagine…



Marourde is refreshing the world’s oldest drink by creating a gently sparkling, crisp and naturally gluten free mead (5.5% ABV). It has the subtle floral sweetness you’d expect from a honey based brew, balanced with a dry crisp edge that puts it on the civilised side of lager. Alongside our classic Yellow Label mead we…

Pizza Cucina

Pizza Cucina

The wood-fired pizza specialists on wheels.  Pizza Cucina will be serving delicious, healthy, fab pizzas, freshly made in their real wood-fired oven.

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The Fizzy Squirrel

The Fizzy Squirrel is a beautiful 40 year old vintage horse box lovingly converted to a mobile bar in Mersham, Kent in 2017. They specialise in Champagne, Prosecco and Premium Lager but also offer a full bar service, and are proud to serve the finest English and Kentish produce!

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Liz Santer

Liz produces a selection of homemade vegetarian savouries using local and seasonal ingredients including tarts, Scotch eggs, fill parcels, frittata, sausage rolls and a varied salad selection.

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Blue Egg Catering

Blue Egg Catering is delighted to return to this years wealden Literary Festival. Offering traditional Kentish Hog Roast served in bread rolls baked that morning, Smarden Sage Sausages in French Bread or Field mushrooms with pesto. All accompanied with homemade sauces

Simply Ice Cream

Simply Ice Cream

Natural ice cream lovingly handmade in small batches in the heart of Kent…

Festival Cafe

The Festival Cafe

We have a wonderful selection of homemade cakes available in the barn cafe. Teas and coffees available to take away.

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