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Brighton & Hove Food and Drink Spring Harvest Festival

On Good Friday and Easter Saturday, there is a Live Food Show at the Hove Laws, Hove Seafront! This event is absolutely free and showcases top chefs cooking live. The chefs are from across Brighton & Hove. They will each showcase their favourite dishes and will compete in a Five Minute Challenge and show you what tasty dishes you can make from leftovers! But that is not all! The show includes the finals of the Brighton Mix Off cocktail competition and the finals of the Great Brighton Ice Cream Contest. And on top of that, the wine and produce tastings are hosted by Discover the Origin! With so much food related fun happening in one weekend, we can guarantee this event will get your tastebuds going. For more information, go to:

Another event you can’t miss is the The Big Food Pub Quiz on Friday 18 April at Horatio’s, Brighton Pier. Test your knowledge of food and drink at this event. Your quizmaster, Andrew Kay, and other festival friends, will fire questions at you and they will challenge you with tasting different foods and show you pictures of food during the picture round! The whole experience is fun and tasty! You can book your tickets in advance for £16 per person, which includes a fish & chip cone. Vegetarian options are available (please specify when you make your booking). Please note that the maximum team size is eight people. For more information, and to book, go to:
On Saturday 26 – and Sunday 27 April, from 10am to 5pm, come down to the Big Sussex Market where producers, growers, and restaurateurs from across the country showcase their delicious foods and drink. This free event is held at New Road and is one the biggest events in the UK in its kind. For more information, go to:

But there are many more events! To find out about more events, go to:

Psst. The festival is rated as one of the world’s leading local food events by the New York post in February 2012! Throughout the year the festival supports different food activities, which include farmers markets and the Brighton Restaurant Association.

Enjoy the festival!

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