• Fish display

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

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  • Cooking Demonstrations

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

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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, the second of which is Buskers Corner hosted by Tros an 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!

    More about Newlyn Fish Festival Music
  • 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 they have identified them all go a claim a lovely prize!

    More about the Fishy Trail
  • Gig Racing in the bay

    Newlyn Fish Festival lifeboat gig race for the coveted Trafalgar cup.

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Main Information

Venue: Newlyn Harbour, Newlyn, Cornwall
Date: 31st August 2015 - 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 along the Coombe.
Children: Follow the Fishy Trail, Fish Tales Tent, The Learning Zone in the Fish Market and other entertainment.
Toilets: By the Mission and temporary toilets throughout the Festival.
Buses:

1, 1A, 5, 5A, 6, 6A from Penzance Station

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 PRECINCTS OF THE FESTIVAL

Fish Cookery Competition

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The Great Cornish Fish Off returns! After successfully introducing the Great Cornish Fish Off last year we're giving catering students from Penwith College another chance to show off their skills in the fierce heat of the Fish festival Kitchen!

Hosted by Annie Sibert from My Fish Kitchen and Dave Izzard from Penwith College, students from the college will compete to produce the best meal from scratch in 30 minutes.

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Breaking News!

Cooking in the Fish Kitchen this year, we are delighted to welcome back Ben Tunnicliffe from Newlyn's Tolcarne Inn and Sennen Cove, Dave Izzard and Kevin Montague from Penwith College, freelance chef and Kiwi Fiona Were and, kicking the whole thing off, Sanjay Kumar and kids from Newlyn School making a by-catch fish finger sandwich! And in the afternoon, Penwith students will compete in the Great Cornish Fish Off to win a meal for two at Nathan Outlaw's at Rock. Your host for the day is Annie Sibert from My Fish Kitchen in Mawnan Smith.

Cooking Demonstrations

welcome to the festival!

Celebrate all things fishy on 31st August 2015 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 26th Newlyn Fish Festival, where you will find more fish than you can shake a mermaid’s tail at!

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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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