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

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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.

short sharp sizzling sunday service, and other stuff

after the (relative) success of the last two weeks we've decided to let you all come and eat and imbibe for a short time on a Sunday over most of the summer months. Whether this turns out to be a good idea time will tell, but I can't think of any food stuff better at … Continue reading short sharp sizzling sunday service, and other stuff

Dear Luke and Emma….

...it's been a while so I thought I'd just put fingers to the keyboard and let you know what's going on. Tonight we have the monthly Quiz. Doors from 7.15pm, quiz starts at 8, but if you want to get a seat, and a food order in from our "food for a fiver menu" - … Continue reading Dear Luke and Emma….

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 … Continue reading such exciTment…and now the tastings begin again

Vegan Wine Tasting, and vegan food too

Friday 21 April - 7.45pm So hip it hurts Vegan's in Isinglass is OUT The Purple Carrot, in association with South Downs Cellars, presents a first taste of what's happening in the wine world, and none of that low level Barefoot stuff either...(pioneering and groundbreaking as it may have been, so was black tower, blue … Continue reading Vegan Wine Tasting, and vegan food too

April

Don't forget tonight's trivia quiz (Monday 3 April) is an AWAY fixture at the Thatched Inn, where they are holding a quiz in aid of the Oldlands Mill project.  Start time is 8.30pm - £1.50pp - max of 6 in a team.  they are also selling flour!!!!   Also coming up this week is HDK … Continue reading April

Upcoming @ The Carrot and beyond

Quick re-blog with ALL dates correct this time. Yes The Red Wine Final tasting is definitely on a Thursday 15th December - and it's filling up fast (Mainly) Evening Events Tuesday 22nd - Knit & Natter - 7pm Thursday 24th - Paul's Popular Pop Quiz - 7.30 for 8pm start £8.50 (£4.50 without food) Friday 25th - … Continue reading Upcoming @ The Carrot and beyond

Ha HA Hassocks presents -The Treason Show – Fri 9 December @ Adastra Hall

Buy tickets for The Treason Show Ha Ha Hassocks presents the Treason Show review of the year @ Adastra Hall. All the best bits of a crazy year, made slightly more crazy by Mr Brailsford and his troupe of willing satirists Good for - singles, couples, groups of friends, staff "Christmas do's", Not Good for … Continue reading Ha HA Hassocks presents -The Treason Show – Fri 9 December @ Adastra Hall

A few places left for tonight’s wine wars

You Decide The Purple Carrot, in association with South Downs Cellars, presents Wine Wars’ of Hassocks 2016 This month on Thursday 15 September our white and red options are Chardonnay and Malbec - just right for an Indian Summer. What is your favourite grape variety? We aim to provide a (less than) definitive guide to … Continue reading A few places left for tonight’s wine wars