lobster pots on beach

Tomorrow is the 2nd annual Salcombe Crab festival. The event celebrates crab and all things seafood, it is an opportunity for you to see over 50 exhibitors and raise valuable money for local charities including First Responders.

The event will be opened at 10.00am by renowned chef, Matt Tebbutt from the BBC’s Saturday Kitchen with a special interview with radio broadcaster, David Fitzgerald. Visitors can enjoy hands-on crab picking tuition from Favis of Salcombe, as well as a tour of their crabbing boat, The Emma Jane. There will be commercial crab shing talks, crab pot making, music and over 50 exhibitors located from the end of Creek Car Park, along Island Street and towards Whitestrand. Children’s activities including crafts and face- painting, courtesy of Coast & Country Cottages, as well as the opportunity to see ‘life under the sea’ from The Nautique Foundation will keep younger visitors entertained.

Festival Timetable

10.00am Crabfest will be opened by Matt Tebbutt
outside Salcombe Holiday Homes

10.00 am Music from Paul & Adrian outside Salcombe Distilling Co.

10.30 am  Omelette Challenge – open to all, amazing prizes for 1st, 2nd & 3rd quickest
sponsored by Soar mill Cove Hotel

10.30 am Crab Picking demonstrations by Favis of Salcombe on the hour and half hour throughout the day until 4pm

10.45 am Music from Janet & John outside Salcombe Distilling Co.

11.00 am Salcombe Gin School – Open House

11.30 am Music from Gollywhoppers outside Salcombe Distilling Co.

12.00 pm  Interview with Matt Tebbutt by David Fitzgerald outside Salcombe Holiday Homes

12.00 pm  Salcombe Gin School – Open House

12.15 pm Music from Rumpus outside Salcombe Distilling Co.

12.30 pm Patron’s Reception supporters of Salcombe Crabfest tickets only, outside Salcombe Holiday Homes and Salcombe Dairy

1.00 pm Music from Gollywhoppers outside Salcombe Distilling Co. 

1.45 pm Music from Rumpus outside Salcombe Distilling Co.

2.00 pm Salcombe Gin School – Open House

2.00 pm Music from All Jazzed Up in Whitestand car park

2.00 pm Wine Tasting – at of offices of Luscombe Maye

2.30 pm Music from Janet & John outside Salcombe Distilling Co.

3.00 pm Music from Paul & Adrian outside Salcombe Distilling Co.

3.00 pm David Fitzgerald talking to the Landrover team and Axle Tramps at Whitestrand car park

3.00 pm Wine Tasting

3.45 pm Soar Mill Cove Hotel Omelette challenge winners announced

4.00 pm Music from All Jazzed Up in Whitestrand car park

4.00 pm  Music set from DJ Phil Robinson outside Salcombe Distilling Co

4.00 pm – 6.00 pm Wine Tasting

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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