such exciTment…and now the tastings begin again

Thank you to all those of you who “popped in” last week (and for all the good wishes from those who couldn’t make it) to help celebrate our 5 year gig, quaff a few local bubbles and enjoy nibbles, bon viverary, wit and company. Who knows where another 5 will land us

Also last week saw the 8th staging of the fat boys invitational football tournament, an event started as a modest 4 team hour of friendly fun has become a 12 team, 100 plus player, afternoon of competitive but enjoyable sport. Suffice to say the Fat Boys did not disgrace themselves and lived up to their favourites billiung, whilst The Carrotiers proved that throwing an unproven team together on the day will not always garner the best results. Full report, pictures and tables coming soon @ Fat Boys Invitational 2017

Friday 2 June – Local Wine Tasting – Welcome to  a trip into local wine making folklore.
Taste the nectar of the secret hidden vines of the southern weald, whisper furtively of the elusive proper good English red. Speak in hushed tones of bubbles that dare not be called champers, and listen attentively as the old sommelier of Albourne ensnares you in his wicked web of wines.
Alternatively you could just come down the Carrot and enjoy an evening of local wines and foodie nibbles for a mere £17.50 – booking is advisable – £20 on the night. 7.45pm with an 8pm start

Thursday 8 June – Election Special Trivia Quiz – 7.30pm for 8pm start – Puzzles, Pies and  Prizes. £2.50 (7.50 with food). Teams up to 4 people

Sunday 11 June – We Tri – early morning starting and finishing at The Triangle Burgess Hill “sprint” triathlon with many Purple Carrot regulars trying it out for the first (possibly last!) time

Tuesday 13 June – Knit & Natter  7pm – 8.30pm – turn up and stich

Friday 16 June – debbie Does GIN tasting – Full-Uup I’m afraid – look out for a repeat event 14 July

Saturday 17 June – Hassocks Pairs DOGS golf day – pair up and play in our friendly golf challenge @ Hassocks golf course – meet 12 noon, £30 pp – It could be your last chance to play 18 holes there!

Friday 23 June – Hassocks Hash – social run – FREE – set-off into the fields and beyond 7.30pm prompt. stay a while and quaff and chatter afterwards with like minded participants



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