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Foodie Events in Cornwall - April 2011


A round-up of this months foodie happening in the Duchy.


Porthleven Food and Music Festival Sunday April 10th 10am - 9:30pm. The festival will have 70 local food stalls and 6 tip-top Chefs who've been asked to cook with economical cuts and local food. There are two real beer tents, a Fish Barbecue, a Hog Roast, a fancy dress parade, bands and buskers of all sorts throughout the day, a Big Top, an Art Trail, a historic Porthleven Exhibition, demonstrations of fish preparation, Hip-Hop Dancers, a Skate Jam, a Drama Workshop, a Music Workshop, a Circus Skills Workshop, traditional Cornish Singing and a great evening band "Not The Beatles!" – The Festival is put together by a hard-working team of village volunteers of all ages, for everybody. Entry is free.

Bodmin Plant and Herb Nursery - Herb Festival Weekend.  April 16th and 17th. Annual Celebration of all things herbal including local food producers and crafts. Entry is free


Trereife Easter Fair April 22- April 25th. One of the many attractions over the weekend will be the highly entertaining cookery demonstrations by Andy Appleton head chef of Jamie Oliver’s inspired ‘Fifteen’ restaurant and Sanjay Kumar from Slow Food Cornwall, alongside Robin Turner and Nick Howells from Newlyn’s fish industry. Visitors will have the chance to sample the dishes and purchase the ingredients which will be on sale in the food marquee.

At the top of every younger visitor’s list of things to do has to be the taking part in Trereife’s Grand Easter Egg Hunt. Taking place within the woods and around the walled garden, the Egg Hunt has become very popular with hundreds of happy children expected to be eagerly following the clues this year.

Open 10am - 5pm. Price £3 Adults, £2 Children, under 5's free

Marhamchurch Farmers Market. Sunday 10th April 10am - 2pm. The Bray Institute, Marhamchurch, Nr Bude.

Please email me beth@jamandclottedcream.co.uk if you would like your foodie event listed.

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