Falmouth Oyster Festival

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The 2012 Falmouth oyster festival is nearly here and has four-action packed days of events including cooking demos, shanty singing and of course oyster shucking!

See what's in store for this year's Falmouth Oyster Festival...


From the Laurent Perrier oyster shucking competition to the Fisherman's Friends there is something for everyone to enjoy and there promises to be a fantastic atmosphere in Falmouth.

All events are free of charge unless otherwise stated and take place on Events Square. On Saturday and Sunday, between 10am and 11pm, there will be Food & Folk on the Moor with a great selection of local food, drink and music.

Wednesday 10th October

7.00-10.00 Gourmet Night at St Michael’s Hotel & Spa - find out more about this special evening here.

Thursday 11th October

10.00 Craft and food stalls open
11.30-12.30 Grand Opening Bash
1.00-2.00 Live Music The Tinners
2.00-3.00 Cookery demonstration Vistar Das, Indaba
3.00-4.00 Live Music The Tinners
7.00 An Evening with Johnny Cowling. *£7.50 entry in aid of Precious Lives Appeal. Tickets are available on the door or from the National Maritime Museum Cornwall and Fal River Visitor Information Centre

Friday 12th October

10.00 Craft and food stalls open
11.45 - 12.45 Cookery demonstration Rae Pollard Courtyard Deli
1.00-2.00 Live Music Quijada
2.00-3.00 Cookery demonstration
Fiona Were, The Greenbank Hotel
3.00-4.00 Live Music Quijada
3.15-4.00 School’s Town Oyster Parade, from The Moor to Maritime Museum
4.30-5.30 ‘My Fish Kitchen’ Annie Sibert
7.30-9.00 Hot Chefs Challenge 'The Hungry Sailors' V Arty Williams, The Cove & Nick Hodges, The Flying Fish
9.00-11.00 Live Music Falmouth Soul Sensations

Saturday 13th October

10.00 Craft and food stalls open
11.45-12.45 Cookery demonstration David Trewin, Samphire
1.00-2.00 Live Music Dalla
2.00-3.00 Cookery demonstration Nick Hodges The Flying Fish Restaurant, St Michael’s Hotel & Spa
3.00-4.00 Laurent Perrier Oyster shucking competition
4.00-5.00 Live Music Black Rock Jazz 5.00-6.00 ‘My Fish Kitchen’
Annie Sibert
6.00 – Shanty Singing Falmouth Shout
7.00 – Monty Halls ‘The Fisherman’s Apprentice’ on Events Square
8.00 - Port Isaac's Fishermans Friends
9.00-11.00 – Live Music Blue Orchids

Sunday 14th October

10.00 Craft and food stalls open
11.00 Falmouth Working Boat Race, Inner Harbour
11.45-12.45 Cookery demonstration Arty Williams, The Cove
12.30-4.00 Sea Shanty Lunch at St Michael’s Hotel & Spa
1.00-2.00 Live Music The Cornish Wurzells
2.00-3.00 Cookery demonstration Lee Fuller, The Shack
3.00-3.30 Working Boat Prizes, Grand Prize Draw
3.30-4.15 Shanty Singing Aberfal Oggymen
5.00 Festival closes

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