This year to kick us off we go a bit introspective and navel gazing. We think we have a pretty good wine list so we’re testing this theory by battling it out…WITH OURSELVES

Phase One – Carrot Revamp or re-invent?  – Thursday 28 JanuaryWhite v White – our current crop of 5 against a carefully selected bunch of wannabes – Have our tastes remained the same or will it be out with the old and in with the new? – RESULTS JUST IN – So “The Snail” has it, France finally win something wine related at The Carrot with the Holy Snail Cab Sav taking top position out of ten hopefuls. also look out for a couple of changes to the rest of the whites after the Reds and Bubbles have been undertaken.


Monday 1 February – 7.30 for 8pm (now with added pies) bit of self promotion for this months TRIVIA QUIZ – top prize is the ONLY 2 remaining tickets for the first Ha Ha Hassocks stand-up comedy event on  Feb 5th, at the Hassocks Hotel Function Rooms. There’s also the small matter of a £100+ jackpot round up for grabs too

Tuesday 2nd  is the first Knit & Natter of the month @ 7pm – 8.30pm

Friday 5th  @ The Hassocks Pub, HA HA HAssocks returns.  Back in the saddle MC Stephen Grant (never leave us again Stephen….NEVER you are our South Downs comedy heartbeat) introduces yet more fine acts:  Jo Caulfield – Graham Norton’s head writer and “…. quite simply, a damn funny woman” (The Scotsman).  Nathan Caton  credits such as Live At The Apollo, Mock The Week, Russell Howard’s Good News, He is one of the most exciting young comedians on the scene. Ingrid Dahle – from deep within the fjords of Norway her love of physical comedy has made her stand out amongst other comedians. Chris Purchase – has been one half of a successful radio show and one quarter of two sell out Edinburgh Fringe shows. THIS IS SOLD OUT! NEXT confirmed dates are  Fri 18 March – stand-up@the Hassocks (tickets already selling fast) and Sat 16 April @ The Adastra Hall something a bit different comes bounding over the Downs as we host the first on-the-road TREASON SHOW

Sunday 7 Feb – D.O.G.Soc golf – February Freezer part 1 – Lewes golf club

Thurs 11 FebJenny’s Wine & Cheese fund raiser @the purple carrot

Fri 12 FebSensitive Foodie Supper @ the purple carrot – something a bit special and a bit different

Sunday 14th – Thursday 18th February Purple Carrot CLOSED for Half Term relaxation

Sat 20 Feb – Netball Evening Awards madness

Sat 21 Feb – Feb Freezer – Golf part 2

Thurs 25 Feb – Red v Red Wine Tasting, with added steak tasting too – £20 – BOOK in advance as spaces limited

Fri 26 Feb – Hassocks Hash Run and social fun – 7.30pm – hosted by Iona & Sorrel of B&HVIC & Purple Carrot fame

Sat 27 – Mon 29th Feb CLOSED 




One thought on “2016

  1. Hi Chris
    Jenny Kent here – Hannahs mum
    Can you tell me if the tickets for the 18th Zmarch have been printed now ? If so ok come and pick up my 12!
    If possible is like 2 more ? Please could you put 2 extra aside and il pay when I pop in
    Thank you
    Kind regards

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