Hampshire Harvest Weekend

1st Oct 2016 10am - 2nd Oct 2016 5pm Event Type: Festival

A free family event celebrating the County’s food and farming. Join us for live music, children’s have-a-go activities, vintage tractors, falconry displays, farm animals, horse-drawn wagon rides, Hampshire Fare market and, new for this year, a grape and grain tent featuring local breweries and English wines.

Additional events taking place as part of the Cathedral's harvest celebration...

Hampshire Harvest Sunday Lunch
A special two-course Sunday lunch with guest speaker Halam Mills, Former High Sheriff of Hampshire, hosted by Canon Roly Riem, Acting Dean, in The Refectory at 12.30pm.

Lunch Tickets: £15.95 per person, available from the Cathedral Box Office, online, by phone on 01962 857 275 or in person.

Lunch Menu

Slow roast shoulder of hogget with potato and squash dauphinoise, roasted carrots and a red currant jus

(Vegetarian option) Roasted squash rice cake with tomato and cumin sauce & medley of seasonal vegetables

Blackberry and Cathedral Orchard apple tart with custard

Tea & Coffee

Thanksgiving Service
Join us at 10am for the Cathedral Harvest Festival Service. At 3.30pm there will be a County Harvest Service, when the address will take the form of interviews by Alastair Stewart OBE interviewing representatives of the Hampshire agricultural community: Sally Field, RABI, Revd Claire Maxim, The Arthur Rank Centre, Cllr Rob Humby, Rural Affairs Councillor for Hampshire, and Matt Culley, Chairman of Hampshire NFU and arable farmer.

Scarecrow Competition
A scarecrow competition will take place over the weekend and families, groups and individuals are invited to make their own scarecrow at home and bring it to the festival. Click here for details of how to take part.