National Lobster Hatchery’s Buy One, Set One Free campaign generates vital funds for lobster conservation from Brighton to Brittany

The National Lobster Hatchery (NLH) in Padstow is well known in the UK for its quirky marketing initiatives to raise awareness about the importance of lobster conservation but its Buy One, Set One Free fundraising campaign has become so successful that it is now attracting attention in Europe. From Bigbury

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Education Blog December 2016

The Lobster Hatchery team are gearing up for Christmas with full tinsel-tastic enthusiasm! Production in the hatchery slows down at this time of year due to cooler water temperatures slowing the development of lobster’s eggs in the wild. This results in fewer berried hens (females carrying eggs) being brought in

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Education Blog August 2016

The scorching summer days of August are a great time for events in Cornwall, and this year ‘team lobster’ are delighted to be made the beneficiary of the first ever Padstow Seafood and Beer festival! The sun shone and the drinks flowed as over 800 people flocked to Prideaux Place

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Padstow Seafood & Beer Festival 2016

TICKETS ON SALE NOW for 2016 Padstow Brewing Co. in association with Sperry Tents are organising a Seafood & Beer Festival in aid of The National Lobster Hatchery. Hosted at the beautiful Prideaux Place in Padstow, the event will showcase the best in local food, drink and live music. Bands

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The Big Swim Cornwall have donated an incredible £5,000 from the 2015 swim

A massive thank you once again to The Big Swim Team, Sarah Coates, all the volunteers that gave up their precious time, all the swimmers who took part and raised money for all the beneficiaries.  2015 was probably the best Big Swim ever with perfect sea conditions and sunshine.  The

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We need your help

Dear Hatchery supporter, We are currently working on our plans to make a major development of the visitor centre in Padstow (something our customers have been telling us needs doing for years). It will allow us to make a series of exciting interactive exhibits and help customers to make sensible

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Co-operative Membership Community Fund show their support for Cornish Claws

The Co-operative Membership Community Fund has donated £1,800 to Padstow based charity ‘The National Lobster Hatchery’ (NLH) to enable the production of new video displays within the charity’s education centre. The generous donation will provide a fundamental element of the charity’s education output. The NLH visitor centre on Padstow’s South

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Pescadou Spring Fund raising event – 26th March 2010

It’s tomorrow – the event is upon us.  We are completely sold out and so only those that have pre-booked their tickets will be allowed entry.  Just to confirm that arrival time is 7pm for a 7.30pm start.  Pescadou Restaurant is next door to The Old Custom House on Padstow

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Fundraising Event for the Hatchery at the Pescadou Restaurant

The Lobster Hatchery is holding another fund raising event at the Pescadou Restaurant in Padstow.  This year the tickets will cost £29.50 per person.  For this, Pescadou will provide a three course dinner and a glass of wine, followed by a cabaret. Last years event was a huge success and

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