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Regular updates from the PEG team

Falmouth Oyster Festival’s Community Spirit

With summer coming to an end, it’s not long until the oyster-dredging season starts and to celebrate this unique fishing tradition, Falmouth’s Oyster Festival. Falmouth Oyster Festival, which takes place from 12th to 15th October this year, is one of Cornwall’s...

Chef line-up revealed for Falmouth Oyster Festival

Final preparations are being made for Falmouth Oyster Festival, which takes place from Thursday 12th to Sunday 15th October. The Festival brings together a blend of esteemed local chefs, hardworking oyster fishermen, food and drink enthusiasts and seafood experts, all...

21st Annual Falmouth Oyster Festival

Cornwall’s biggest and best-loved specialist food festival, Falmouth Oyster Festival, takes place from Thursday 12th to Sunday 15th October 2017 and promises another packed programme full of flavoursome fun. The Festival brings together a blend of esteemed local...

Falmouth Oyster Festival – A Huge Success

Falmouth Oyster Festival is a Huge Success Falmouth has yet again celebrated the start of its unique oyster fishery season with enormous gusto and organisers are declaring it was a huge success. The 20th Falmouth Oyster Festival packed in the crowds with visitor...

Get Your Glow On!

Back by popular demand, Bocconoc Country Estate in Cornwall is again one of this years UK venues for Glow in the Park 2016. Glow in the Park is a 5km fun run open to anyone over the age of eight, and takes place in Boconnoc’s historic parkland on Saturday 15th...

Falmouth Oyster Festival – The Full Programme!

Final preparations are being made for Falmouth Oyster Festival, which takes place from Thursday 13th to Sunday 16th October. The Festival brings together a blend of esteemed local chefs, hardworking oyster fishermen, food and drink enthusiasts and an eclectic mix of...

The Islands Regatta

The first Islands’ Regatta on the Isles of Scilly was a spectacular celebration of the islands’ unique maritime history, and certainly Scilly’s biggest event of the summer with all the accommodation on the Islands fully booked. Centre of the action was a flotilla of...

The Man Engine

The Man Engine The UK’ s largest ever mechanical puppet, an epic 10 metre plus mining Man Engine, travels its historic journey of the entire length of the Cornwall and West Devon Mining Landscape World Heritage Site, over two weeks of major celebrations. To mark the...

From Tokyo To Cornwall

From Tokyo to Cornwall – relaying Cornwall’s Olympic Torch success to Japanese delegation The Mayor of a city in Japan is visiting Cornwall this week to talk to members of the award winning Cornish team who organised the successful Olympic Torch Relay in the summer of...

Sam Groom awarded BEM

Sam Groom is presented with a British Empire Medal On behalf of Her Majesty The Queen, Colonel Edward Bolitho has presented Samantha Groom with a British Empire Medal, for services to Tourism in Falmouth and Cornwall. The medal for local heroes acknowledges the...

Dedicated Sponsors for Oyster Festival

St Michael’s Hotel and Spa – Dedicated Sponsors of Falmouth Oyster Festival Falmouth Oyster Festival organisers are extremely pleased to confirm St Michael’s Hotel and Spa is once again the headline sponsor of the 2016 festival, which takes place from 13th to 16th...