Brighton Events Calendar

Your month by month guide to the best food and drink events in Brighton, Hove and Sussex. From wine-tasting to kimchi making this is where you can find the best food experiences Brighton has to offer. Join our Brighton events Facebook group.

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Table place card at Isaac At
The Great English taste off
At Isaac At Restaurant Brighton
Monday, 23rd April 2018
19:00 - 21:30

Last year\'s Great English Taste Off was so successful that The Brighton Wine Company are teaming up again with Isaac At to host a fabulous celebration of great Sussex fayre and fabulous English wines - Round 2!
Last time, Isaacs\' sommelier, Alex Preston, and Chris Orr, MD of TBWC, selected their favourite, top-notch wines from this sceptred isle and pitted them against each other in a battle of the wines. Alex won. Chris was a sore loser. So this has all the makings of a classic grudge match, but with brilliant bites and fine wines thrown in.
Isaac Bartlett-Copeland, the restaurant\'s eponymous chef - who was listed number 12 in this year\'s Top 20 Brighton Restaurants - will work his magic in the kitchen creating a selection of wonderful canapes, along with freshly selected local cheeses to pair up with the wines. Running from 7pm to 9.30pm, the event will showcase one of Brighton\'s brightest culinary talents, alongside some the UK\'s top wine producers. And who knows, there may even be some fisticuffs to witness betwixt Alex and Chris - which will no doubt add fun, theatre and potentially the odd black eye.
So come and join us, but book quickly. Last year was a sell out.

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Burger at Sussex Ox
Burger and Beer night with Burning Sky Brewery
At The Sussex Ox Pub, Polegate
Thursday, 26th April 2018
18:00 - 23:00

On Thursday 26th April we will be hosting an evening of Burgers and Beer with Burning Sky Brewery. Developing some of the finest beers in the UK, and on our doorstep in Firle, we are really exited to be hosting an evening with Burning Sky, where there will be a wide ranging selection of their beers available, and some new and exciting burgers on offer made with meat from our own farm. Plus, the brewer and founder of Burning Sky Mark Tranter will also be available to chat to during the evening! No tickets needed, just come along, drink great beer and eat delicious burgers!

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Beer Tasting Breakfast
At Independent Pub Brighton – Hanover/ Queens Park
Saturday, 28th April 2018
10:30 - 13:30

For the latest installment of our beer breakfasts The Independent welcome the quite brilliant North Brewing Co

Join them on Saturday 28 April to meet with the guys from North and hear about everything beer and brewing related - all over an Independent English Breakfast.

Expect beer, breakfast, beer...and more beer!

The price for this event is £16.

Please reserve your place by speaking to someone behind the bar, calling 01273 602822 or emailing [email protected]

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Good Spirit Whisky Tasting
Good Sprits Whisky Tasting
At Pharmacie Coffee
Saturday, 28th April 2018
19:00 - 21:30

Come and explore the wonderful world of whisky while raising vital funds for the Dunkirk Refugee Women\\\'s Centre!
Whisky your go-to drink? Are you a devotee of the dram, partial to a peaty drop? Or perhaps you’re wondering what all the whisky fuss is about. Whether you’re a curious beginner or a seasoned sipper, come and explore the sensational world of single malts, discovering six incredible whiskies while raising funds for a fantastic cause.
After a welcome cocktail, join Kristiane Sherry, spirits writer and educator, for an informal guided tasting session taking in six different whiskies from Scotland and beyond.
All profits from the Good Spirits Whisky Tasting (and all raffle proceeds) will be donated to the Dunkirk Refugee Women\\\'s Centre, an organisation that offers women and children in the Dunkirk refugee camp a safe space to relax and complete daily routines.
It’s been a perishingly cold winter across Europe, and the centre remains in urgent need of funds to keep Dunkirk’s displaced women and children warm and safe. On top of this, the vehicle we helped fund from the gin tasting has suffered a gearbox failure and is in need of repairs. The proceeds from the evening will make a direct and immediate difference to the Centre’s ability to look after the women and children in the area.

There will also be a raffle with some fantastic prizes generously donated from local businesses – keep an eye on our Facebook page for more details nearer the time.

Come and do good while drinking great spirits. It’s a win-win!

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green tomato starter at silo
Fermented Foods Workshop with Alchemy Flow
At Silo, By Douglas McMaster
Sunday, 29th April 2018
18:00 - 22:00
40 plus booking fee

Come along to our Fermented Foods Workshop on April 29th at Silo, one of the leading workshop experiences in Sussex on fermented foods. A line up of interactive demonstrations that teach you creative ways to ferment using different techniques will be demonstrated by a team of locally based fermentation artisans. In this particular workshop you will learn to and have the chance to participate in making:
-Kimchi - a complex and fiery Korean pickle.
-Skhug - a fermented version of a popular Yemeni \\\'hot sauce\\\'.
-Miso - an introduction to this very popular Japanese staple.
-Sauerkraut - a simple ferment of cabbage very popular in Germany.
-Kefir (Milk) - a fermented dairy product.
-Sourdough baking - a traditional and slow food process to make very tasty and nourishing bread, presented by by Claire Staroccia, star baker at Silo.
-Kombucha & Water Kefir - fermented drinks by Nick Godshwa, Brewed from local Botanical Drinks making cooperative, Old Tree.

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