Newquay Fish Festival 18th – 20th September 2009

Newquay’s Fish Festival, now in its 7th year is due to start tomorrow.  The Lobster Hatchery will be exhibiting on the 18th only and taking along some of our baby lobsters.  There’s lots going on, from cooking demonstrations from top Newquay chefs, live bands and entertainers, fish and produce stalls

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Prize winner releases baby lobsters!!

The National Lobster Hatchery ran a joke competition to celebrate World Oceans Day. The winner Haden Dawe received a VIP tour of the hatchery, a giant cuddly lobster and then had the opportunity to assist with the release of 200 baby lobsters at Trevone beach just 2 miles from Padstow.

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‘Jet-boost’ aids walking lobsters (Article from Earth News)

  American lobsters use “jet-assisted” walking to travel faster across the ocean floor, scientists have found.  Click link below for full article. http://news.bbc.co.uk/earth/hi/earth_news/newsid_8214000/8214150.stm

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Clovelly Lobster & Crab Feast 6th Sept 09

Join us at the Clovelly Lobster & Crab Feast on the 6th September 2009.  The event starts at 10am, if you haven’t already been to Clovelly this is a must.  Just the walk down the cobbled paths to the harbour is unique with a breathtaking view when you reach the

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LOBSTER LOVE – BBC Wildlife Magazine Feature

                    BBC Wildlife’s Summer 2009 magazine is now on the shelves, and the Lobster Hatchery has a four page spread with some amazing photographs of this majestic creature.  Thomas Peschak and Dan Beecham from Save our Seas Foundation spent a few

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Lobster Hats in the USA

Being lobster obsessed we seek out lobsters wherever we go, we found these crazy lobster hats in San Francisco.  We hope to get some made ourselves for our little shop of lobsters – watch this space!  

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Sarah the new Rock Blogster

Sarah will soon be taking over full blogging rights for this site… I thought it would be nice to put a face to the name… here she is… Sarah Boothroyd…

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New Website

We will soon be launching our new website for the National Lobster Hatchery. The site has been designed and created by our local North Cornwall web design company The Drawing Board.The site includes a shop and allows donations to be made on line… so if you haven’t adopted a lobster

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Rock Blogster Coming soon

This blog will soon become the rants and raves of the select few who give their time and devotion to the National Lobster Hatchery in Padstow, Cornwall, UK.

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