Back with its first outing of 2016 this Easter weekend, the Big Sussex Market hits New Road in front of the Theatre Royal on Good Friday and Easter Saturday, 25-26 March, featuring around 40 local producers, street foods and restaurateurs showcasing great food and drink.
Easter Monday sees the welcome return of the Rockinghorse Children’s Easter Egg hunt in Royal Pavilion Gardens from 11am – 2pm. Little ones will complete fun challenges and win handfuls of tasty chocolate eggs, whilst raising money for the Royal Alexander Children’s Hospital.
The Easter weekend also sees the launch of this year’s Brighton & Hove Food and Drink Awards. Get your votes in!
The food festival’s Spring Harvest is just around the corner too with 12 days of delicious food and drink events happening across the city and surrounding county from 19-30 May.
We’ll bring you more information nearer the time but expect Food Lab with chefs including Michael Bremner (64 Degrees) and Matt Gillan (The Pass), a Sussex Wine Bus Tour, two gala dinners at Jeremy’s Restaurant in Borde Hill, and an Indian banquet at Hotel du Vin with Curry Leaf Café.
The highlight of the Spring Harvest is always the Sussex & The World Weekend on Hove Lawns (28-30 May) featuring the market, Live Food Show, Children’s Food Festival, Taste of Sweden, Taste of Guernsey, Beach BBQ Cook Off, English Wine Week Festival, Laithwaites Wine Festival, Beer & Cider Festival and lots more. Entrance to all of the major Sussex & the World Weekend activities on Hove Lawns is free.
For more details visit www.brightonfoodfestival.com