at the Lymington Seafood Festival

Meet the team this weekend at the Lymington Seafood Festival

Fingers crossed the weather stays mainly dry for this weekend's second annual Lymington Seafood Festival, with its fabulous line up of food, cookery demonstrations and talks, and live music all weekend.

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Lots of local businesses for you to meet

Along with the food and drink stalls lining the perimeter of the Festival within Bath Road and Lymington River (what a fabulous setting!), many local businesses will be there to meet you.  They have all contributed to making the Festival possible so please do stop and have a chat with them whilst sampling the edible treats on offer.  

We will even be there ourselves - so here's your chance to meet us too!

Children's activities, giveaways and a chance to win a meal out on show at the 2018 Lymington Seafood FestivalWe'll be giving out flyers and old fashioned environnmentally friendly pencils.  To encourage even more people to sign up for the Weekly What's On newsletter there's now a quarterly draw for a meal for two at a local restaurant or pub.

We will also will have squash and activities for your small children and a bowl of water for your canine companions (on behalf of Oscar Pet Foods who are running the dog stations). 

So please come and say hello as you're passing by - we'll be on the right, close to the the main Bath Road entrance to the Fesitval approaching from the town.

Other very local businesses who will be exhibiting alongside all the food and drink stalls include a number of marine businesses  appropriately showcasing their wares on the riverside, and New Forest Cottages with a wonderful selection of places to stay in the New Forest, it's worth picking up their brochure for when you have too many friends wanting to come and stay!

Chef Talks and Cookery Demonstrations

The region’s leading chefs will be showing you their skills in the Festival's fabulous demo kitchen.  The Jetty’s Alex Aitken will be joined by 2016 Masterchef winner Jane Devonshire, Matt Tomkinson from the Montagu Arms Hotel and Chewton Glen’s Luke Matthews, plus see below!

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11-11.45 am Luke Mathews/ Chewton Glen

12-12.45 pm Clover Hudson/ Fisher & Paykel

1-1.45 pm Jane Devonshire/ Masterchef

2-2.45 pm Davina Tibbetts/ Le Creuset

3-3.45 pm Jen Williams/ Naked Jam

4-4.45 pm Kerry Witt/ Chocolate by Miss Witt

5-5.45 pm Clover Hudson/ Fisher & Paykel

6-6.45 pm Davina Tibbetts/ Le Creuset

Sunday 12th August

11-11.45 am Steve Bulmer/ Chewton Glen

12-12.45 pm KJ Noades/ Thermomix

1-1.45 pm Matt Tomkinson/ Montagu Arms

2-2.45 pm Clover Hudson/ Fisher & Paykel

3-3.45 pm Gary Moreton-Jones/ The Fisherman’s Kitchen

4-4.45 pm Clover Hudson/ Fisher & Paykel

More information about the chefs here


The Weekend Music Line Up

And here hot off the press is the music line up for the weekend, just released by the Seafood Festival organisers Lighthouse Marketing:

Sat 11th


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Sun 12th


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Kev Jackson duo


Kev Jackson solo




Pocket Book


Tom & Clementynes


Dorsal Fin



The Silver Rejects


Lucas Raye


Blue Tides


Zac & Zeros 2 hrs


Pocket Book


Zac & Zeros


Carley Varley


Lucas Raye


Click here for more information about the bands themselves

Sail 4 Cancer, this year's charity  

Read about the great work of Sail 4 Cancer,  the charity chosen this year to benefit from the support of the Seafood Festival. The Hampshire based charity provides sailing experiences and respite days for those suffering with cancer or their families. Raffle prizes are all provided by sponsors and stallholders, so please bring some money to buy tickets!

More information

For the rest of the lowdown including parking information go to the Seafood Festival Website - and many thanks from us all to Richard and Domine Nowell for creating this wonderful festival! 

See you there!


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