Newquay Fish Festival, 3 - 5 September
The second Newquay Fish Festival is taking place from 10am
to 4pm on Friday 3rd, Saturday 4th and Sunday 5th September
2004 when the Harbour will be filled with all things fishy!
It will be opened in true Cornish fashion with a rendition
from Local Cornish Grand Bard, Rodney Lyon.
Luke Finne of Finn's Harbour Restaurant will set the
culinary standards with a live cookery demonstration at 11.15.
Other chefs who will be performing include Russell Burnett
of The Harbour Hotel; John Vincent of The Fort and Andy Baker
of The Dolphin Restaurant will appear on Saturday, and Lizzie
Slyfield of Porth Veor Manor Hotel, Malcolm Jackson of Hotel
Bristol and Paul McKenna of Fistral Blu will serve up a storm
The wet fish and shellfish displays are sure to draw the
crowds as will the fish auction after the last cookery demonstration
on Sunday and the entertainment throughout the three days
provided by Clay City Jazz and Spinning Reel. Cornish speciality
produce will be on display.
Newquay Zoo will be providing face painting, Blue Reef Aquarium
will be bringing along their 'Rock Pool Roadshow'
and Newquay Lions will be running a Sandcastle competition
on the beach. The Newquay Lifeboat and Cornish gig will be
Newquay Male Voice Choir will be performing on Saturday afternoon
at around 4pm. On Sunday afternoon, once cooking has finished,
the harbour will resound to Churches Together and their Songs
of Praise. The inimitable Falmouth Marine Band will close
the festival on Sunday evening.
This year the festival has been supported by Newquay Regeneration
Forum, Newquay Town Council and a wealth of local businesses.
Gill Moore, Newquay Regeneration Forum: "Once again the
Fish Festival has pulled many groups, organisations and businesses
together which are helping make the event happen. We hope
the planning and organisation of this years event will reiterate
the success of last year."
Age Concern will be running a regular 'shuttle bus'
from Somerfield Car Park to the Harbour. The rowing club will
be available for refreshments throughout the event and it
is hoped that Radio Cornwall will be broadcasting from the
Harbour over the weekend.
Phil Trebilcock, a local fisherman says: "The Fish Festival
last year was a resounding success and we hope to build on
this. Once again we have a wide variety of things happening
over the three days and we look forward to seeing locals and
visitors alike at the festival."
Restormel Regeneration Partnership
||Restormel Regeneration Partnership was established
in 2000, with the object of making Restormel '
more prosperous and lively area...' by making maximum
use of the opportunities for regeneration.
||Integrated Area Plans (IAPs) are the way in which Objective
One can help communities. These are the plans that integrate
the economic, social and environmental aspects of the Objective
One programme into a framework for use in a specific area.
There are eleven plans throughout Cornwall, three of which
(St Austell Bay, China Clay Area, and Newquay & its Rural
Hinterland) are covered by Restormel.
||The Objective One funded Integrated Area Plan team
was established in February 2001 to deliver the three IAPs
for Restormel. It can help with developing and supporting
community based projects who wish to apply for Objective One
||The RRP team is funded by Restormel Borough Council,
Objective One, the South West of England Regional Development
Agency, Imerys, , Cornwall County Council and Health Action
For further information contact:
Sally Heard , Development Officer
Newquay and its Rural Hinterland Integrated Area Plan
01726 874451; e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
Objective One Communications
Objective One Partnership Office
Truro TR1 2UD
Mobile: 07973 813647
Telephone: 01579 370991
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