Packed with more than 250 events Pembrokeshire Fish Week, Saturday 23rd June Sunday 1st July, will be a celebration of the countys fantastic seafood, spectacular coastline, wonderful beaches and maritime heritage.
This years seriously fishy festival has many exciting new events including an evening celebrity chef masterclass entitled A Fair Fish for a Fair Dish at the Torch Theatre, Milford Haven on 27th June with four highly respected chefs - Bryn Williams, Anthony Evans, Alyn Williams and Ravinder Bhogal. But theres a catch! Earlier in the day they will go fishing or diving for fresh sustainable seafood off the Pembrokeshire coast, ready for transformation into delicious recipes in front of a live theatre audience. The masterclass will be presented by food writer, broadcaster and owner of the Sosban restaurant in Llanelli, Simon Wright. Tickets for A Fair Fish for a Fair Dish, which beings at 7.30pm, are 17 per person (15 concessions) including a glass of wine, courtesy of Celtic Wines.
Theres also a three-course Dive and Dine pre-show supper served at 5.30pm with canaps by Guy Morris of cooking app On a Plate, a locally caught fish main course from Bryn Williams and dessert by Alyn Williams, all for 30 per head.
Also new this year is the chance to learn about Indian fish cookery from acclaimed Kerala-born cookery star Anand George, founder of Cardiffs New Purple Poppadom. Anand will be holding two Indian fish curry masterclasses and presenting an Indian fish cookery demonstration at Pembrokeshire Fish Weeks opening day event at Milford Haven Marina, where there will also be food, craft and produce stalls, drop-in music and art workshops and live entertainment.
Young chefs can enjoy learning to cook with fish in new cookery demonstrations at Folly Farm Adventure Park or they can join beach explorer sessions, go crab-catching and take part in fishy family crafts and sandcastle challenges.
Other events include seashore foraging picnics at some of the most stunning beaches in Wales, sea angling championships and coaching sessions, beach and river walks, snorkel safaris and harbour fun days. And for foodies there are lots of opportunities to tuck into the freshest seabass, mackerel, crab or lobster plus paella suppers and fish tapas nights as well as fish preparation workshops.