Foodie Fun at England's Seaside in Sussex, IMG Cred: Chris Osburn

The Crabby Scene at the Brighton and Newhaven Fish Sales Market!


Located along the coast in Southeastern England, Sussex offers the best of British surf and turf for gourmet travelers visiting the UK and all within easy reach of London and its two main airports – Heathrow and Gatwick. Indeed Gatwick is located halfway between London and Sussex seaside communities of Brighton and Hove. Here’s a selection of upcoming food and drink events around in Brighton and Hove and surrounding Sussex countryside. Happy eating!

Brighton Farmers Market
Every third Saturday of the month from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Old Steine, Brighton

New major monthly farmers market located along the Old Steine in the heart of Brighton featuring the best Sussex growers and producers. You can find more details here.

Churchill Square Farmers Market
Every Wednesday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Churchill Square, Brighton

Regular farmers market in Brighton selling fresh and ready-to-eat food. Find out more here.

The Smoking Pig Supper
Thursday 16 May 2013, lunch
L’Eglise, Hove

55 days dry aged middle white pork slow roasted over 13 hours and oak smoked at the same time and more for £30 (about £45) per person for three courses. For more information and make a reservation, visit

French Wine Dinner with Henry Butler
Friday 31 May 2013
Pelham House, Lewes

A tour through France’s gastronomy and wines with local vintner and connoisseur Henry Butler. Find out more at

South Downs Beer & Cider Festival

Friday 21 – Saturday 22 June 2013
Lewes Town Hall

This popular CAMRA (Campaign for Real Ale) beer festival returns to Lewes for a 17th year. Read about the event at

Sussex Gourmet Bus Tour
Saturday 14 September 2013

Tickets for the festival’s hugely popular Sussex Gourmet Bus Tour during the Autumn Harvest are now available to buy online from Brighton & Hove Buses. Enjoy a full day out behind-the-scenes at some of the county’s leading growers and producers, sampling and tasting on the way! Find out more and book here.

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photo: Chris Osburn

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