Dive into Fish Week
10:29am Monday 30th June 2014 in News
One of Wales’ biggest annual festivals, Pembrokeshire Fish Week, launched in style on Saturday, June 28.
Thousands of people flocked to Milford Haven Docks for the opening day of the festival - an action-packed event for families and foodies.
Tourism Minister, Edwina Hart, said: “I’m delighted that the Welsh Government has supported the development of Pembrokeshire Fish Week which has become much looked forward to event by both visitors and locals alike.
“In 2013 the festival had a direct economic on the county of £2.5million which is further evidence of the event’s success and growth. The 2014 programme is packed full of events with something for everyone. I wish the organisers every success this week.”
The opening day is just one of some 200 events in Fish Week – which continues until Sunday, July 6.
The festival is run by Pembrokeshire County Council. Kate Morgan, council food officer, said: “We’ve had a fantastic opening weekend to Fish Week and would like to thank all the organisers for some brilliant events."
Activities still to come include seashore foraging with beach-fire cooking, kayaking and fishing off the north Pembrokeshire coast.
For full details on all the events in Fish Week, visit www.pembrokeshire.gov.uk