Plymouth Seafood Festival

Starts: Saturday 24th September 2016
Ends: Sunday 25th September 2016
From: 9:00 am - Til: 11:59 pm
Plymouth Seafood Festival

Plymouth Seafood Festival is back for its 5th year and is set to bring The Barbican and Sutton Harbour alive with entertainment, activities and dishes to celebrate the city’s fantastic caught seafood.  Plymouth is the first city in the world to be awarded the Fish2Fork Blue City status for its commitment to sourcing sustainable fish. 

Over Saturday 24 and Sunday 25 September from 10am till 5pm there will be opportunities to watch inspirational regional and celebrity chefs delight you with their tantalising dishes at the Cookery Theatre, wonder the array of local food and craft stands and be entertained with the foot stomping Shanty bands who will be performing throughout the weekend.

WEEKEND HIGHLIGHTS

Catch of the Day and The Plymouth Fish Auction:

Sunday – 2.45pm (approx.)

Ben Squires and his team from The Boathouse Café will be taking centre stage and keeping the whole family entertained for the rest of the afternoon.  From 2.45pm at the Cookery Theatre Ben will showcase the catch of the day providing useful tips and educational information to keep young and old alike entertained.

Following after and back for a 2nd year, The Plymouth Fish Auction will be on hand to bring you fresh fish caught by Ben that morning.  Members of the public will have an opportunity to bid on the best fish the seas of the sound have to offer – 25% of the income generated will be given to the Fishermen’s Mission charity.

Crabbing Competition:

Sunday – 11am and 3pm – Commercial Wharf

Keep the kids entertain with the ever popular crabbing competition, competitors will go head to head to see who can catch the largest crab and the most crabs in a bucket. Prizes will be presented at the cookery stage at 4pm.

CHEF STAGE PROGRAMME

The chef’s will demonstrate how to whip up a storm in the kitchen (provided by The Plymouth Kitchen Company) using fantastic local, fresh, quality produce throughout the weekend with all seafood being provided by Plymouth Trawler Association.   

Saturday

Time

Demo

10.15am

Rob Deves, Market Plaice

11am

Euten Lindsay, Cuisine Fusion

11.45am

Matthew Norton, River Cottage

12.30pm

Dez Turland, Saunton Sands Hotel

1.15pm

Matthew Peryer, Lewtrenchard Manor

2pm

Mark Tam, Catch 22

2.45pm

TBC 

3.30pm

Craig Arbuckle, Montys

4.15pm

Chris Penk, Saltash College

Sunday

Time

Demo

10.15am

Stephane Beneteau, The Glassblowing House

11am

Ben Shearn, The Treasury

11.45am

Andy Nunn, Creative School

12.30pm

Mitch Tonks, Rockfish

1.15pm

Richard Valder, Angela’s

2pm

Nathan Taylor, The Dome

2.45pm

Catch of the Day / Fish Auction

4pm

Crabbing contest winners

4.15pm

Boathouse Café

An array of food and drink traders will be lining the streets of The Parade, The Barbican and Quay Square, Sutton Harbour tempting visitors with a range of local produce including fresh fish, cheese and even something sweet. This will be a lively and exciting way to experience the true taste of the South West seas.

Traders

The Parade

Quay Square

Brittany Ferries

www.brittany-ferries.co.uk

Tricky Cider

www.trickycider.com

At Home Street Food

www.athometrailer.com

Ebb Tides

www.ebbtides.co.uk

Pieroth Ltd

www.pieroth.co.uk

Nik Nacks

www.niknacks.co.uk

Worthy Cheddar

www.worthycheddar.com

Carol Hicks Creative

Thai Style

Debby Mason

www.debbymason.com

Riverford

www.riverford.co.uk

Val Robson

World Food

www.maineventsw.co.uk

Sophie Gregson Glass

www.sophiegregson.co.uk

Sou’Wester Fish Bites

www.hungryhogsouthwest.co.uk

Marine Conservation Society

www.mcsuk.org

Cornish Cream

www.cornishcream.co.uk

Fishermans Mission

www.fishermansmission.org.uk

Wessex Pantry

www.wessexpantry.co.uk

City College Plymouth

www.cityplym.ac.uk

Pancrepes Ltd

www.pancrepes.co.uk

Peppercoast

www.peppercoast.co.uk

Monarch Liqueurs

www.monarchliqueurs.co.uk

Plymouth Gin

www.plymouthgin.com

Plymouth Food Waste Partnership

Market Plaice

www.marketplaice.co.uk

Dan the Fishman

www.clovellyfish.com

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