There’s a new comic in town…

  "Rob Thomas...Judicious use of props added variety to the onslaught of verve, with tremendous, relentless physicality that put me in mind of Jeremy Vine on election night after eighteen Red Bulls and a double espresso. His finale piece, a denouncement of modern TV themes, was a triumph that had the audience creased up without … Continue reading There’s a new comic in town…


Ha Ha Hassocks returns…Sat 7 October

We kick off a new season of HA HA Hassocks with an October gig followed by a November date (Friday 10th) We here at Purple Carrot Enterprises will be working with an up and coming talent Rob Thomas to bring new, old, improving and experienced acts into the surprising hotbed of critical appraisal that is the wider Hassocks … Continue reading Ha Ha Hassocks returns…Sat 7 October

for now

The Purple Carrot has now ceased trading at 4 Stanford Terrace, Station Approach West, Hassocks. Thank you for all your custom and support over the last five years. We are not done, just having a break. In the meantime the site is being taken over by John & Jo who should be up and running … Continue reading for now

Triv-a-go(ne) – the last one – Thurs 3 Aug

TRIVIA QUIZ. The last time, Thursday 3 the Purple Carrot anyhow... we offer you The Trivia quiz that just won't lie down. (it's just going to have a long rest) This month we're doing mainly easy questions!! and pies with spicy fries. Jackpot round £81 - THIS WILL GO on the NIGHT, however long … Continue reading Triv-a-go(ne) – the last one – Thurs 3 Aug

Events early August

Just to update, The Purple Carrot is now closed Thursday - Tuesday inclusive, although the Hassocks Hash will still be meeting this Friday at 7.30pm. We'll be back open on Aug 2, Wednesday evening for summer bbq wine tasting (a few places left). On Thursday 3 Aug we have our monthly TRIVIA qUIZ. Doors open … Continue reading Events early August

Good Times and Holidays

Excellent evening had by all at the latest instalment of Paulies Popular Pop Quiz - "large" bottle of JD won by Mr Hobbs for entering and winning Paul's pop twitter competition (look out for future comps and prizes by following Paul on twitter). New teams and new winners were the theme of the evening, with … Continue reading Good Times and Holidays

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