24/02/2018 - 04/03/2018
Rye Bay Scallop Week
Saturday February 24-Sunday March 4
Various venues in Rye and district
It’s shucking time again. More than 30 restaurants in Rye are putting together scallop dishes in preparation for this year’s Rye Bay Scallop Week, an opportunity to indulge in seafood delights. The most popular ingredient this year is chorizo, with garlic, coriander, lemon and chilli also being paired with scallops. Among the events during the week are tasting events, cookery schools and demonstrations, plus live music. Picture: scallops at the Flackley Ash Hotel, Peasmarsh.
Read our feature on Rye Bay Scallop Week.
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
The Big Cheese Festival
Hove Lawns, Kingsway, Hove
Saturday March 3, 10am-6pm
In the food court, some of the finest international cheesemakers and mongers showcase their cheeses, ranging from halloumi fries, mozzarella sticks, raclette, fondue and artisan cheeses, plus wine and port pairings, homemade chutney combinations and a range of utensils for sale. There are also bars serving craft beers, liquor and wine, comedy, local bands and cheesy DJs performing a selection of jazz, funk and R’n’Brie.
2:30 pm - 7:00 pm
The Wine Room Experience
Jilly Goolden’s Wine Room, Ashdown Forest
Saturday March 3, 2.30pm-7pm
£125pp including wines, tea and cakes, champagne and canapés
Wine critic Jilly Goolden, who presented TV’s Food & Drink show for nearly two decades, runs a wine school with a difference. This is a very personal wine tasting with Jilly, who demystifies the whats, whys and hows of wines of the world and guides guests towards some wines to try at home.
- Join quirky artist David Shrigley on his voyage of discovery as guest director of this year’s Brighton Festival
- Works by the artist who created drawings by torchlight of scenes from a John Osborne play go on view for the first time since the 1970s
- Meet the stuntman who has been set on fire more than 100 times – and loves it!
- Comedian George Egg dishes up delicious gourmet meals using power tools and gardening equipment from his shed in his new show
- Discover the extraordinary work of a virtually unknown and unrecognised textile designer in a new exhibition