We had some great coverage for the Pommery Dorset Seafood Festival’s ‘Great British Whelk Revival’ in The Independent. A great team effort helped to get this story in the center pages and a double page spread! Continue Reading
We are absolutely delighted to share something we have been working on over the past few months with Dorset Magazine and Lara Jane Thorpe, to celebrate the upcoming Pommery Dorset Seafood Festival.
For the men and women whose boats operate out of Weymouth harbour, fishing is more than just a job – it’s a lifelong passion. And thanks to The Dining Room Weymouth, Dorset Shellfish & Emma Carter we were able to meet with some of these local legends and bring their stories to life as they prepare for this year’s event on 12th & 13th July. Continue Reading
Where there’s a Whelk, there’s a way.
And that ‘way’ is Weymouth Harbour, where we’ve spent a glorious few days photographing the local fishermen for The Great British Whelk Revival, sponsored by Tabasco®
Did you know that in 2013 a staggering 722 tons of whelks were landed in Weymouth Harbour, making it the 3rd biggest whelk port in England and Wales with a value of £545K? And that most of these little fellas are shipped straight outside the country? Well, we were shocked, too, which is why the 2014 Whelk Revival campaign is so important to the region. Continue Reading