The Advent of December

As November gets swept mercilessly away by the oncoming winter weather some people’s thoughts now turn towards the onrushing festive season. Full of glitter and baubles December is going to be an interesting month filled with finales and parties and gatherings of friends. This year at the Purple Carrot we are no different. As well as the following extras we’re also coming up with some excellent seasonal buffet fare for groups, the sensitive foodie holds her first night out in the Purple Carrot basement bar, and who knows what lunchtime treats we’ll blitz out in the next 4 weeks

Knit & Natter – Tuesday 1 Dec & Tuesday 15 Dec 7pm-8.30pm – come knit (or crotchet) and natter (or chat, learn tips and tricks, eat cake 🙂 ) 

Windmills School Fare – Saturday 5 Dec – not at the Purple Carrot but we’re providing gallons of excellent Purple Carrot soup to help their winter fundraising so please go along and support it

Trivia Quiz – Monday 7 Dec – 7.30 for 8pm start – who knows what seasonal trivia will pour from the quiz-masters non-plumed pen. Entry just £2.50pp

Wine Wars Final – Friday 11 Dec – 7.45pm – Chile take on last years champs Australia and a full-bodied encounter bound to get the tongues wagging and taste-buds tingling – only a few spaces left so you’ll need to book in advance if you want a piece of the empanada (or salmon / chicken / shrimps on the Barbie / completo hot-dog) – £17.50 

Ha HA Hassocks – Saturday 19 Dec – @The Hassocks Pub Function Room. Doors open 7pm – The Christmas Jumper edition seasonal finale.  Hassocks’ first half a season of stand up comes to a close with some further excellent acts – details on Hassocks Comedy FB pages. still some tickets left from all 4 outlets – Purple Carrot, Hassocks pub, QD stationers and online 

Hassocks Hash Boxing Day Blow-Out – Saturday 26 Dec – An early morning (8am) Run on the Downs followed by some excellent “leftovers” for breakfast at the purple carrot from 9am

Winter Development Footie Tournament – Monday 28 Dec – 12-2.30pm  Seven a side Football tournament for young and old at Downlands pitches followed by food, ale, ginger beer and a premiership game at the Keymer & Hassocks sports and social club. If you are interested, get in contact with Chris at the Purple Carrot…quickly

Jan 3 – 3 Club Golf Challenge @ Waterhall Golf course

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