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4th comic unveiled

You know you want why not take the might even enjoy it...a lot.   check out who's coming- get your tickets   Joining the awesome Ava Vidal and her comedy chums will be up and coming Joe Jacobs, a London based comedian and rapper. Combining hard-hitting social commentary, sordid tales with razor wit … Continue reading 4th comic unveiled

Ha HA HAssocks – Friday 10 November

No sooner do we put our first Autumn outing to bed than we effortlessly bound to the next. With massive thanks to Rob and the gang (Andrew Lawrence, Gareth Richards, Don Biswas and Micky Overman) for an excellent start we can now look forward to special attention from Ava Vidal, Meryl O'Rourke and Nick Elleray … Continue reading Ha HA HAssocks – Friday 10 November

food for Ha HA Hassocks

Food will be available from 6.45pm and our offerings include an awesome sweet potato chilli with nachos; chickpea and cauliflower curry with naan; and a range of delicious PIES from west country TOM - including steak and ale, butternut and bean, spinach and wild mushroom and various chicken incarnations - all served with mushy peas … Continue reading food for Ha HA Hassocks

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