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This year sees the Falmouth Oyster Festival taking place for its 19th year, with Chris Eden, the first Cornishman to receive a Michelin star for a Cornish restaurant, opening the festival on the 8th October.
From the 8th – 11th October Falmouth’s Events Square will come alive with the festival. The festival celebrates the start of the Oyster dredging season, and includes 4 days of food demo’s, cooking and eating, food stalls, craft stalls and live music. Daily cookery demonstrations will be led by tops chefs from Cornwall’s restaurant and hotels. So, if you haven’t yet tried an Oyster this festival is the perfect time to give one a go!
Only a short drive from the Oyster festival is The Valley’s luxury cottages in Cornwall, the perfect place to stay during this period. With a regular bus service you can catch the bus into Falmouth and sample all the local ales at the festival too!