Festive Times call for festive opening

We'll be opening our doors for brunches and stuff over the festive period - but we will get in some shut-eye too. Most inconsiderately we will be closed both Christmas Day and New Years day! Here's a few of our "when we are open" highlights Christmas Eve open 9.30am - 2.00pm Boxing Day 9.30am-1.45pm - … Continue reading Festive Times call for festive opening


lit up, cheered up and fed up

Thanks to all of you for popping out and popping in to the purple carrot on light up Hassocks. Big congratulations go to Michaela Murphy and Spike for winning the film and anagrams quiz with a most excellent effort. Two comp tickets for the treason show on Sat 15th are awaiting your collection. Talking of which … Continue reading lit up, cheered up and fed up

VEGANS – light up Hassocks?

There will be a lot of competition for all your hard earned pennies tonight, but really what does the Hard working Hassocks family actually want? Tonight we invite you to pop in to the Purple Carrot @ No6 to indulge in a few morsels of what the youngsters, the ethically minded and the people who … Continue reading VEGANS – light up Hassocks?

Carrot CruNch – tasty morsels of news to digest – get the Friday feeling

Coming up Friday 23rd - today in fact- The 6th anniversary of the Hassocks Hash 6 years ago we (well not me personally - I just agreed to provide the venue as a good starting point) anyway we  thought it might be a rather fine idea to get lots of people of differing abilities and … Continue reading Carrot CruNch – tasty morsels of news to digest – get the Friday feeling

Seven years of all things Carroty

This week 7 years ago we incorporated purple carrot enterprises. The mainstay of this venture has been the coffee shop, but we to try and offer more than just damned fine coffee, succulent food and general bonhomie. Over the years we have put on, hosted, helped promote and sponsored comedy events, many wine and other … Continue reading Seven years of all things Carroty

Giles crosses the border

Now that the tag is off and cordial relations have once again been opened between the villages of Hassocks and Hurstpierpoint Mr Cutlack comes East. He's back off his holidays and ready to rumble with some serious taste-bud experiences for you to try.  The wine will be a lovely compliment to the food - we … Continue reading Giles crosses the border

Purple Carrot P.S.B.

About time we sent out a public service broadcast to let folks know what's going on Firstly - YES the Monthly Quiz is indeed on this evening, being the 2nd Monday of the month. Doors open from 7.15pm - there is food should you require nourishment - and the quiz gets underway at 8pm prompt! … Continue reading Purple Carrot P.S.B.

laughter is the best medicine

and it is available without prescription in our village on Sunday evening. There are some tickets remaining so why not make the most of the bank holiday weekend and book an evening out - no transport required.  Tickets available at The Purple Carrot, Marchants and on the door - if there are any left - … Continue reading laughter is the best medicine

what to do on your Bank Holiday?

Ha Ha Hassocks – 26 August – TOP-CLASS STAND UP COMEDY SUMMER SPECIAL IN HASSOCKS HA HA Hassocks Holiday Special @ Adastra Hall It’s back, and rivalling Edinburgh in timing alone we present an excellent compare, many wonderful comedians of different sizes shapes, hues and views. All new line-up’s, controversial comics, diversity quotas filled. tacky banner … Continue reading what to do on your Bank Holiday?