Spring has sprung and it’s time to enjoy all this season has to offer at the Brighton & Hove Food and Drink Festival. From April 16th to 27th the festival brings together local restaurants, growers, and producers in the English city of Brighton and allows you to sample their fresh and best tasty treats.

Big Sussex Market
Sample what’s fresh and best at the Brighton & Hove Food and Drink Festival.
(Photo Credit: Julia Claxton)

” Tuck in to Spring Harvest 2014!

The Brighton & Hove Food and Drink Festival returns for it’s first outing of 2014 – Spring Harvest. This 12 day celebration of local produce, and the best food and drink from around the world, is one of the UK’s largest food festivals featuring many free entry events.

The anchor weekend of Good Friday 18 – Easter Saturday 19 April sees the festival take over seafront Hove Lawns with the huge free entry Sussex & The World Market featuring around 100 stalls, the Live Food Show and the Children’s Food Festival. New additions for 2014 include the Mixology Rum Shack with DJs and cocktail masterclasses, and tutored tastings presented by Discover the Origin of European protected designation of origin wines and produce from Italy, France and Portugal.

“This year will be our biggest ever Spring Harvest festival”, said festival director Nick Mosley. “We’ve pulled out all the stops for a fantastic two days of free food and drink events. I’m particularly excited that we’ve the head chefs of 64 Degrees, Amberley Castle and The Chilli Pickle cooking on the Live Food Show, plus TV wine expert Olly Smith will be hosting a mass wine tasting on Easter Saturday.”

In addition to the anchor weekend, there are lots of affordable tastings and dinners across the week including The Three Chefs supper at Drakes, Brighton Food Trail, A Taste of Western Australia wine tasting at Hotel du Vin, Make Your Case, the popular Big Sussex Market on New Road, Churchill Square Live Food Kitchen, A Taste of the Orient at Yum Yum Ninja, the Rockinghorse Children’s Easter Egg Hunt in Royal Pavilion Gardens and Ginger Beer at the Ginger Pig. “

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