Monday, 3 October 2011

Falmouth Oyster Festival 2011 - A Celebrations of Cornish Seafood

October 2011 means it's that time of year again for the Falmouth Oyster Festival .... mmmm YUM YUM


"Fresh Oyster's" you say... well how could I say no!"
Celebrating the start of the oyster dredging season, the Falmouth Oyster Festival (13th - 16th October 2011) is a fantastic 4 days of fun and delicious Cornish food! 

The Cookery Master Class

Each year, a cookery master-class from a celebrity chef, followed by a book signing opens the festival. Packed with cookery demonstrations by leading local Cornish Chefs, oysters, seafood, wine and local ale, childrens shell painting, sea shanties, a town parade, live music, an oyster shucking competition, a Falmouth Working Boat race and marquees brimming with Cornish produce, the Falmouth festival is a must for all oyster, seafood and maritime enthusiasts!

"Mmmm, I say... this is tasty tasty!"

"Eat Me, Eat Me"
Shell Painting at the Oyster Festival in Falmouth "The Cornish Shells get a MAKE-0VER"

"How Do I Look?" ... "Absolutely Marvellous"
"Paint me, Paint me... I want to be Glittery"

Celebrity Chef and Winner of BBC MasterChef in 2009 - Mat Follas - will be this years Celebrity Chef at the Falmouth Oyster Festival - Cooking up a Sea-food Feast!

Celebrity Chef Mat Follas
"Chin chin to you Sir" ... "And to you Sir"
"Now... who want's Sea-food" ... "We do!"

Find out more about the Falmouth Oyster Festival at

Check out the Official Falmouth Oyster Festival 2011 Programme of Events Here

So fancy an October Break in Cornwall? This is the event to go to... and just half an hour's drive from Falmouth, Artist Residence Hotel & Gallery Penzance is the perfect place to come back to after gorging on all those oysters!

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