festive times

Just a quick note to wish all our customers, competitors, fellow traders, the good denizens of Hassocks and further afield a warm and joyous festive season - truth be told I'm rubbish at sending cards - If you are hoping to spend any of that time with us enjoying a great coffee or excellent bite … Continue reading festive times


pop goes my Friday evening

Not much happening at the Carrot over the summer, but what there is will be pretty good. TASTINGS - Although GIN 2 (14 July, £20) is sold out again, we will look at having a 3rd event at the end of the summer if there is interest - possibly on Fri 1 September - so … Continue reading pop goes my Friday evening

Closed Monday – open Tuesday 8.30am

sorry for the inconvenience. This also means that the regular first Monday of the month quiz will not be held on the first Monday of the Month...but on THURSDAY 8th instead.  This nicely coincides with Election night, but it won't all be about politics, in fact perhaps a plesant diversion as we await our fate … Continue reading Closed Monday – open Tuesday 8.30am

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


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

It’s happening again

So it's the new year. Shall we do a quiz? oh, well, maybe then.... WHAT!!!! of course we will - it's ON - bring your best trivia head and get stuck into the new year with fiendish questions and awesome anagrams, grainy pictures and leaps of logic. Jackpot round somewhere between £50 and £100 ! … Continue reading It’s happening again

Coming up in January well just a couple of things so far Mon Jan 2nd sees the return of the Fat Carrot Development Tournament, an amalgamation of the Fat Boys Football tournament and the desperate need for the Purple Carrot to put it's name to a trophy. A recent development in our football tournament pantheon some people … Continue reading

trivia quiz, Ha Ha Comedy Night, Fat Boys Football, Hassocks Pairs Golf, Wine Tasting….

back in the saddle, on a bolting horse Monday 6th - Tonight it's Trivia time with the purple carrot quiz - 7.30pm for an 8pm start - we also have PIES :0) and a Jackpot of over £170 which needs to be won! - £2.50pp (£7 with Pie n mash) Tuesday 7th  - Knit n … Continue reading trivia quiz, Ha Ha Comedy Night, Fat Boys Football, Hassocks Pairs Golf, Wine Tasting….


Five Fabulous Future Friday fun-Filled Functions For u to come to Friday 1 - 29 April - Paul's Pop Quiz returns, as does the popular host.  Come and gawp at the purple suited one as he joyously dances around his adoring public .  YOU DO NOT HAVE TO BE GOOD AT POP QUIZZES to thoroughly … Continue reading FFFF-FfutCt

It’s a 5…again

You know that feeling you get when talking to the Police, or explaining your health to your Doctor,  - nervous, guilty but without reason, over explaining things, inappropriate jokes - that sort of thing?  Well this week we had an unannounced visit from our lovely local environmental health officer to check we're doing what we … Continue reading It’s a 5…again