As the summer draws to an end and the heat calms down a bit, at VF HQ we are turning our plans to some gorgeous Autumn events. The Christmas cakes are baked, the dates are in the diary and we are about to turn our ovens on for some exciting food festivals.

If you are interested in any of these events or need any more information, just get in touchw ith Emma on 07789452712

Hand picked for Dorking -Saturday 25th August – Taken place

The first one was a fabulous local event which consisted of a collection of creative makers and producers, selected by the wonderful Handpicked for Dorking.

It is a monthly market featuring a variety of hand curated creative gurus offering jewellery, beauty, art, men’s accessories, fresh flowers, cards, homeware, food and much more!
FREE ENTRY and always a friendly welcome. Look ahead to the gorgeous Christmas market.


Food Festival - Saturday 15th September

Local Food Britain is hosting their first Countryside Food Festival on Saturday September 15 at Nutfield’s Priory Farm.

Visitors will be able to nibble and sip their way around the festival and enjoy one-to-one chats with the producers.

And, if you want to widen your foodie knowledge, you can climb aboard a vintage bus to pick up tips from expert speakers.

There will also be a ticketed pop-up restaurant featuring fire pit cooking from The Salt Box and children's workshops with Laura Scott from How to cook

VF will be there with a selection of delicious cakes and cookies for you to buy.


Gin & Cocktail Festival - Saturday 22nd September

The Gin Kitchen's Gin & Cocktail Festival – a ticketed event, sold out in the evening but tickets are still available for the afternoon session.

The amazing team at The Gin Kitchen are hosting their very first gin festival at The Gin Kitchen distillery on Punchbowl Lane, Dorking. Come along to meet us and other local distillers for fabulous gin and cocktails.

VF will be there offering a selection Gin Sundaes and cupcakes to go with the amazing Gin Cocktails.

If you want to buy tickets, click on the link below


Handpicked for Dorking Christmas Market – Saturday 24th November

A gorgeous handmade event where you can buy lots of Christmas treats and goodies, it will take place at Crossways , Junction Road on Saturday 24th November 2018 from 11am - 4pm .

Lots of interesting producers and the chance to get your delicious Rich Fruit Christmas cake while stocks last, if you like, why not place your order in advance, get in touch Emma 07789452712.


We are really looking forward to baking for yout this autumn and will have more Christmas events on the way, they are still in the planning stage, so keep in touch to find out more.

Emma x