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FALMOUTH OYSTER FESTIVAL 2013 OFFICIAL PROGRAMME

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Celebrating the start of the oyster dredging season

10 – 13 October 2013 Events Square, Falmouth

James Strawbridge

Festival Highlights: Cookery demonstrations, working boat races, live music, produce, craft stalls, town parade and more!

Don’t miss: TV Presenter James Strawbridge Thom Hunt, 7th Rise (Hugh’s Three Hungry Boys)

Free Entry *

An Evening with Johnny Cowling Songs of the Sea, with Falmouth Shout and the Nauti Boys Now in its 17th year, enjoy the festival – savour the atmosphere!

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FESTIVAL HIGHLIGHTS

Falmouth Oyster Festival, now in its 17th year, is a highlight in the annual calendar of events in Cornwall. The festival celebrates the start of the oyster dredging season and focuses on the mighty mollusc and its traditional methods of harvesting, using only sail and oar.

A Taste of Cornwall

A Taste of Cornwall Gourmet Night At The Flying Fish Restaurant, St Michael’s Hotel & Spa Wednesday 9th October 7.00pm Executive Head Chef Nick Hodges and top Cornish food suppliers will bring you a tantalising treat showcasing the best of Cornish food and drink.

5 courses £49 Call 01326 312707 to book www.stmichaelshotel.co.uk/taste

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Cornish seafood del i Home smoked citrus and rosemary duck breast Duck liver parfait, pin k grapefruit, crisp leaf, toasted sourdo ugh Bloody Mary sorbet Falmouth Bay oyster, fresh lime Tartare and char gril led medallion of Cornish beef fillet Seared scallops, sam phire tempura, pineapple and chilli salsa Or Pancetta wrapped roa sted monkfish tail Baked garlic, potato es, tomato and saffron ragout White chocolate and raspberry soufflé with a centre of dar k chocolate fondan t

Grand Opening Bash at Events Square Thursday 10th October 10.30 – 11.30am A celebratory ‘bash’ to open the festival – highlights include an appearance by the Oysterman, oyster inspired performance by local schools, plus free balloons for all children.


For more information visit www.falmouthoysterfestival.co.uk An Evening with Johnny Cowling, with special guests Falmouth Community Gospel Choir At Events Square - Thursday 10th Oct 7.00pm The Cornish comedian will be entertaining the audience once again with his unique blend of humour and music. Johnny will be supported on the night by the uplifting sounds of the Falmouth Community Gospel Choir.

Children’s Hospice South West supports families with their children who are expected to die before adulthood through the provision of hospice care. Help to Raise A Smile and visit www.chsw.org.uk

The evening will be in aid of the Children’s Hospice SW. Tickets/Entry £7.50 Tickets are available on the door or from the National Maritime Museum and Fal River Visitor Centre, Prince of Wales Pier.

Songs of the Sea At Events Square - Sat 12th October 7.30pm The festival will come alive with an evening of songs and shanties inspired by the sea. Includes local sea shanty Falmouth Shout, the entertaining Nauti Buoys, plus an optional ‘Sea Inspired’ Fancy Dress Competition - sailors, fishermen, surfers, mermaids are all welcome, with a very special prize for the best outfit! We will be raising money on the night for the Fisherman’s Mission.

Free Entry

Sea Shanty Sunday Lunch At The Flying Fish Restaurant, St Michael’s Hotel & Spa Sunday 13th October 12.30 – 4.00pm Take in the fantastic views and listen to the sounds of the region’s top Sea Shanty whilst enjoying a delicious meal.

3 courses £21.95 Call 01326 312707 to book See St Michael’s Oyster Breaks at www.stmichaelshotel.co.uk/oyster


FALMOUTH OYSTER FESTIVAL 2013 OFFICIAL PROGRAMME

Free * Entry

Wednesday 9th October

Saturday 12th October

7.00 Gourmet Night at St Michael’s Hotel & Spa

10.00 Craft and food stalls open 11.45-12.45 Cookery demonstration Paul Harwood, Rick Stein’s Fish

Thursday 10th October

1.00-2.00 Live Music Dalla

10.00 Craft and food stalls open 10.30-11.30 Grand Opening Bash 11.45-12.45 TV presenter James Strawbridge - founder of the Posh Pasty Co.

2.00-3.00 Cookery demonstration Nick Hodges The Flying Fish Restaurant, St Michael’s Hotel & Spa

1.00-2.00 Live Music The Tinners 2.00-3.00 Cookery demonstration Thom Hunt, 7th Rise (Hugh’s Three Hungry Boys) 3.00-4.00 Live Music The Tinners 4.30-5.30 Cornwall Master Chef 2013 Launch

Nauti Buoys

7.00 An Evening with Johnny Cowling, with special guests Falmouth Community Gospel Choir *£7.50 entry in aid of Children’s Hospice SW. Tickets are available on the door or from the National Maritime Museum and Fal River Visitor Centre

Friday 11th October 10.00 Craft and food stalls open 11.45-12.45 Cookery demonstration David Trewin, Samphire

Major Sponsor

4.00-5.00 Live Music Black Rock Jazz 5.00-6.00 ‘My Fish Kitchen’ Annie Sibert 6.00 – 7.00 Cookery demonstration Andy Tyrell, River Cottage 7.30 – Songs of the Sea, supporting the Fishermen’s Mission

Sunday 13th 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 Quijada

1.00-2.00 Live Music The Cornish Wurzells

2.00-3.00 Cookery demonstration Fiona Were, The Greenbank Hotel

2.00-3.00 Cookery demonstration Ken Symons, Oliver’s

3.00-4.00 Live Music Quijada 3.15-4.00 School’s Town Oyster Parade, from The Moor to Maritime Museum

3.00-3.30 Working Boat Prizes, Grand Prize Draw, plus guest appearance by Falmouth Marine Band

4.30-5.30 ‘My Fish Kitchen’ Annie Sibert

3.30-4.15 Shanty Singing Oggymen

6.15-7.15 Bakery demonstration “the Global Baker” Dean Brettschneider

5.00 Festival closes

7.30-9.00 Hot Chefs Challenge Arty Williams, The Cove v Nick Hodges, The Flying Fish assisted by BBC Radio Cornwall personalities. Supporting Shelterbox Dean Brettschneider

3.00-4.00 Laurent Perrier Oyster shucking competition

9.00-11.00 Live Music Falmouth Soul Sensations Organised By

Partners & Sponsors

Daily specials • Boat trips to see oyster beds •K  ids go free at National Maritime Museum Cornwall •O  yster Dredging Punt Display in the festival marquee

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Falmouth Oyster Festival 2013 10th - 13th October 2013. Award-winning festival, celebrating the start of the oyster dredging season and the...

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