2012 UP COMING EVENTS

YOU MAY WANT TO PLAN YOUR SUMMER AROUND THESE FANTASTIC EVENTS! 21st & 22nd April 2012 Crabstock Festival The National Lobster Hatchery has been chosen as a beneficiary for the Crabstock Festival. The Lamb Inn at Great Rissington, Gloucestershire have decided to put on the first inland shellfish festival formerly

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Dom’s speech at the Hatchery Dinner, 9th Feb 2012

 My Lords Ladies and Gentlemen, thank you for coming here tonight for what is, a very important evening for the National Lobster Hatchery. Some of you may not be fully aware of what the National Lobster Hatchery’s work is all about. Please let me explain. We are a serious charity

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Fishmongers Hall hosts a fundraising dinner for The National Lobster Hatchery in the hope or raising £40,000

The National Lobster Hatchery’s biggest fundraising event yet; we have been given the opportunity to host an exclusive dinner and auction at one of London’s original guild halls; the Fishmongers Hall, overlooking the Thames and London Bridge. We have invited 150 guests to join us for an exquisite three course

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Three Men in More Than One Boat

Do you recognise these characters?  We had the pleasure of meeting Dara O’Briain, Griff Rhys Jones and Rory McGrath when they came to film for the Three Men in More Than One Boat series.  Having taken the photos I couldn’t find where I’d saved them anyway but have since found

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Autumn Watch 11th Nov 2011

It was nice to have the Autumn Watch film crew with us last week with presenter Martin Hughes-Games.  We were very lucky to have a berried hen (an egg bearing female lobster) delivered to us the week before, probably the last for the season so we had a beautiful mother

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Christmas Present List SORTED and all for charity

Unique lobster charity Christmas cards (designed by pupils of Padstow Primary School) Grandma – Lobster Hatchery hamper with Cornish fudge, biscuits and Cornish sea salt Grandpa – The Secret Life of Lobsters Book ‘How fishermen and scientists are unravelling the mysteries of our favourite crustacean’. Or our ‘His & Hers’

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Adopt a Lobster Wedding Favours

It’s the year of the Adopt a Lobster Wedding Favours.  Last year we launched our Adopt a Lobster scheme as ethical and fun wedding favours, particularly for those that are taking a more eco-friendly approach to their special day.  We have had a really good uptake and in recent months

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Happy customers

Thought I’d share an email we received: “We just wanted to let you know, that we thoroughly enjoyed our visit today.  It was heart-warming and incredibly informative.  In fact we came home and looked at  your website and u-tube films. We are regular visitors to Hartland in Devon and decided

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Monty Halls supports lobster hatchery at fundraising event

Friends and supporters of the National Lobster Hatchery were treated to an after-dinner speech from acclaimed media personality Monty Halls at the fabulous new No. 1 Rock Road Restaurant, with its stunning views across the Camel Estuary in Rock. The fundraising event, held on Friday 14th of October, included a

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No. 1 Rock Road Restaurant sponsor hatchery

No. 1 Rock Road Restaurant has signed up to support the hatchery. Every lobster served at No. 1 Rock Road (with the customers help) will pay for the release of a baby lobster to help conserve stocks. For every £1 donated by a customer, No. 1 Rock Road will match

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