Return of Fal Fish Festival

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Following the success of last year’s event the dates have been announced for the second Fal Fish Festival, which forms one of the main events in the 2011 Greenbank Fal River Festival.

The two-day event, which will raise money for the Fisherman’s Mission, takes place in Events Square on Sunday, March 29 and Monday, May 30, with organisers expecting over 10,000 people to attend.

 

Launching the 2011 Fal Fish Festival - Peter Mason (National Maritime Museum), Nicola Duncan (Rick Stein’s Fish and Chips), Toby Budd (Greenbank Fal River Festival), Gina Moore (Royal National Mission to Deep Sea Fishermen), Mike Rangecroft (Falmouth Festivals)

Run by Falmouth Festivals Ltd and sponsored by Rick Stein’s Fish and Chips and the Greenbank Hotel, visitors will have the chance to enjoy a range of cooking demonstrations by local chefs.

Greenbank Fal River Festival director, Toby Budd, said: “We’re really pleased to welcome the Fal Fish Festival back for a second year.

“Last year’s event was a huge success. We were blessed with sunshine for the whole weekend and over 5,000 people attended.

“It’s also great that we are able to support and raise money for the Fisherman’s Mission this year.”

As well as live cooking demonstrations there will be market stalls, live music and a range of other attractions and exhibits.

The festival will finish with a fish auction.

Nicola Duncan from Rick Stein’s said: “The Fal Fish Festival is great opportunity to showcase the talents of local chefs, as well as encourage people to try fish dishes that may be new to them.”

To book stall space in the marquee please contact Mike Rangecroft for stall bookings: 07811493956 or visit www.falfishfestival.co.uk.

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