• Fish display

    Don't miss the stunning display of locally caught fish and seafood in this showcase of the best our region has to offer.

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  • Cornish Fishmonger of the Year

    Highlighting the expertise of Cornish fish filleters and fishmongers from across the county in a nail-biting competition.

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  • Cooking Demonstrations

    These take place inside the Fish Market throughout the day. Watch, learn and sample!

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  • Lugger Race

    Few have seen these heavy boats being rowed, but rowed they were before the days of engines and some still do. So watch them and give them a cheer as the crews heave on their heavy sweeps...

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  • Fish Auction

    Bid for your supper in the fish market and all the proceeds of the auction will to to the Fishermen's Mission. Do not miss!

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  • Music for your ears

    With two music stages and a Busker’s Corner hosted by Tros and Treys, there will be one of the biggest line-ups of local bands and performers that you’ll find anywhere on one day in Cornwall!

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  • Racing In the harbour

    Watch Newlyn Harbour fill up with activity with events ranging from jet ski to safety demonstrations performed by the RNLI

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  • Follow the Fishy Trail

    Kids (and adults, of course) can pick up a A4 with photos of fish, search them out amongst the display in the fish market, and when hey have identified them all go a claim a lovely prize!

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  • Fish Tales Tent

    Meet story teller and Fisherwoman extraordinaire Liz Harman and other members of the team for a journey through local history.

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Newlyn Fish Festival Video

Celebrate all things fishy on August 25th in one of Cornwall's most distinctive and original fishing ports.

Satisfy your appetite with the best seafood you can get whilst enjoying great cooking demos, live entertainment or bidding at the seafood auction.

August Bank Holiday Monday sees the annual Cornish celebration of the sea, fishing and seafood at the 25th Newlyn Fish Festival, where you will find more fish than you can shake a mermaid’s tail at!

Main Information

Venue: Newlyn Harbour, Newlyn, Cornwall
Date: 25th August 2014 - Bank Holiday Monday
Open from: 09:00 to 17:00 - last entry at 16:30
Admission: £5.00 (free entrance for children under 16) tickets at the gate.
Disabled: Full disabled access aside from vessels.
Parking: Newlyn Green, Sports Ground up the Coombe.
Children: Fishy Trail and other entertainment.
Toilets: By the Mission and temporary toilets throughout the Festival.
PLEASE NOTE: THIS IS A WORKING HARBOUR - DUE TO HEALTH AND SAFETY NO DOGS, EXCEPT FOR GUIDE DOGS FOR THE BLIND, ARE ALLOWED IN TO THE PRECINTS OF THE FESTIVAL

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Support our Fishermen

The Newlyn Fish Festival is organised in aid of the Royal National Mission to Deep Sea Fishermen which provides care, compassion and support to working, retired and disabled fishermen and their families.

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