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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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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Clovelly Lobster & Crab Feast

A massive thank you to Clovelly Estate for their £400 donation from the Lobster & Crab Feast on the 4th September 2011.  We have been their chosen beneficiary for the last 3 years and this year was the best ever.  The weather was on our side (well until 2.30pm) and

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ART EXHIBITION at the hatchery

For the next two weeks two of North Cornwall’s best and most respected artists will be exhibiting their work at the National Lobster Hatchery in Padstow. Both artists live and work on the North Cornish coast and have a close affinity with the sea. The exhibition is an opportunity for

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3,156 baby lobsters released on the Isles of Scilly

Following the success of last years’ release of 1,000 lobsters between Bryher and Tresco we jumped at the chance of doing another  release; only this time, our biggest release on record with 3,156 beautiful little lobsters.  The interesting thing is that these baby lobsters have spent the last few months

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Stained glass lobster window proudly in place

Our beautiful stained glass window is proudly in place now, in memory of the late Dr Eric Edwards, a long standing Trustee of the Lobster Hatchery. Eric’s career as a fisheries scientist span over 50 years and included employment with the Ministry of Fisheries as a Principal Scientific Officer, then

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