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Meet the Sussex Makers

Brighton Gin and friends invite you to eat, drink and be merry! For the very first time, Brighton Gin is bringing together the best of Sussex food and drink producers under one roof! Join us on 30 November at The Old Market in Hove to meet the producers of your favourite tipples and soft drinks as well as sample a wide range of Sussex-produced culinary delights.
Enjoy a warming welcome drink and take time to talk to our producers about their wonderful products. This is the perfect opportunity to start your Christmas shopping by snapping up something special but you’ll also have the chance to ask questions, find out more about the ingredients and try all sorts of gorgeous, Sussex produced delights. There’s a big prize draw for every ticket holder and our Spin The Gin wheel of fortune, in one big festive festival!
We’re running two sessions, 12:30pm – 4pm or 5pm – 8:30pm. Tickets are £7. This includes a festive welcome Brighton Gin cocktail.
Producers include:
Brighton Gin will be offering tasters of our 40% Pavilion Strength gin and 57% Seaside Strength navy gin, gift box sets with a bottle of Brighton Gin and two copa bowl glasses, Brighton Gin bar runners, rock for Rocktails, gin-flavoured lollies (made with real gin!) and our lovely little pin badges. And of course you’ll have a chance to chat to our distillers to answer all your gin-shapes questions!
Ridgeview Wine  make International award winning English Sparkling Wine produced in the traditional method in the South Downs of England by the Roberts family.
Real Patisserie  is an authentic French patisserie providing cakes and savoury finger food, prioritising quality and sustainability when sourcing ingredients.    
Black Rock Coffee is a family-run independent coffee, soft drinks and snack supplier to Brighton & Sussex, based in Kemp Town. They’ll have coffee, Pukka Tea, bamboo Ecoffeecups for sale, bottles of delicious syrups that can be added to coffees. They offer Fairtrade, organic and speciality coffees as well everything else that you will need for your coffee shop.
Folkington’s will be serving Sussex G&Ts and Sussex Gin Pressés, including their Duchess of Sussex Cocktail and amazing Juices too! There will be plenty of Tonic Water and drinks to sample and buy and they’re looking forward to seeing you!
Chilgrove Spirits  are nestled at the foot of the South Downs, using the finest Sussex-grown botanicals in a process they refer to as ‘Botanical Alchemy’.
Albourne Estate  are a boutique producer of exciting and distinctive single estate still and sparkling English wines and Vermouth, located on the edge of the South Downs. Join them for tasters of their vermouth and range of wines as well as a special discount for sales and orders placed on the day.
Madame Jennifer Distillery make Urban, small batch Gin, Coffee Liqueur, Limoncello, cocktails
This Little Piggy are providers of a super sassy sausage roll collection, with free range Sussex pork and all butter pastry.  They’ll also be bringing veggie & vegan sauces, chutneys & mustards
Generation Distillers are a husband and wife team from rural Sussex who share a passion for quality ingredients, great flavour, locally sourced and produced goods and lots of fun.
Harley House are a Seaford-based family-run distillery which prides itself on creating unique produce that showcases the local area and leaves a lasting memory on the tastebuds.
Barney’s Deli are proud stockists of a vast range of locally-produced mouthwatering delights including cheeses, sauces and jams.
Chichester Harbour Gin are a small batch gin company based in Chichester, West Sussex. Using local produce such as seaweed, bayleaf and juniper, they developed this unique small batch hand crafted gin using 15 botanicals and water from the South Downs.
Bedlam Brewery  are a solar powered, eco-Friendly brewery in the heart of the South Downs brewing locally produced cask ales and beers
Cabin Pressure Spirits are a husband and wife team based in Horsham, who began experimenting making in the garden shed, using vacuum distillation to create gin of the highest quality. They’ll be bringing along their delicious brand new Cold Brew Coffee Liqueur, bitters, gift bags, G&T’s and cocktails.
The Forgotten Cuts Company offer street food, pop ups, supperclubs, parties and office lunches. They serve you local, grass fed, free-range ‘Posh nosh in a box’ and promise you a food high every time.
Roisin’s Kefir  make live, vegan water kefir, including mulled Christmas Water Kefir
Slake Spirits are an independent artisan gin distillery in Sussex. Unique gin thoughtfully & passionately hand-crafted at the crossroads of chemistry & botany.
Rainbow Organic Chocolates make delicious quality chocolate bars & gift boxes in eco-friendly Vegware packaging
Harry’s Sausages offer free range, freshly made and gluten free sausages, pastries including sausage cakes & tarts, scotch eggs and award winning Sicilian Meatballs
BeFries will be bringing a selection of their amazing sauces to the event for a special treat for your Christmas table, or a delicious gift idea.

Date: Saturday 30th November

Venue: The Old Market, Upper Market St, Hove BN3 1AS

Session times: 12:30pm – 4pm or 5pm – 8:30pm

Ticket link: £7 full admission

This event is over 18s only. We operate a “Challenge 25” policy.

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