Wales Festival of Seaweed

Wales Festival of Seaweed

Time
Thu May 16 2024 at 10:30 am to Sun May 19 2024 at 02:00 pm
(GMT+00:00)

St Davids, St Davids, Haverfordwest SA62, United Kingdom, Haverfordwest

Wales Festival of Seaweed | Event in Haverfordwest | AllEvents.in About the event Wales Festival of Seaweed

Booking Information

Tickets via the link are for the following activities

  • Thursday & Friday day tickets
  • Seaweed family fun workshop
  • Movie and open mic night
  • Paper making
  • Grafitti workshop
  • Wondrous British seaweeds & other marvellous marine life
  • Mindfulness in nature
  • Sorted Ska band
  • Seaweed pressing & preserving


To book the following activities, you will need to contact the provider using the details below.

  • Boat trip with Thousand Islands Expeditions £25 - 01437 721721
  • Rock pool safari with TYF Adventure £25 - 01437 721611 / cGxheSB8IHR5ZiAhIGNvbQ== https://www.tyf.com/pages/wales-festival-of-seaweed
  • Beach Art with TYF Adventure £25 - 01437 721611 / cGxheSB8IHR5ZiAhIGNvbQ== / https://www.tyf.com/pages/wales-festival-of-seaweed
  • Foraging with The Really Wild Emporium £25 - 01437 721755
  • Cooking demo with The Really Wild Emporium £20 - 01437 721755
  • Dining with The Really Wild Emporium £65 - 01437 721755 / https://www.reallywildemporium.co.uk/eat/


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Event Description

Wales has an abundant and largely untapped natural resource all around our coastline with immense potential to improve so many aspects of our day to day lives. Some call it the superstar of the oceans and others the gold dust of the sea. Join us in St Davids Pembrokeshire from Thursday 16th to Sunday 19th May 2024 as we celebrate and explore this environmental bounty from the sea.


Wales Festival of Seaweed is a brand new opportunity for industry experts conservationists politicians investors educators fishers farmers foodies and the wider community to come together to debate and discover the financial and environmental benefits that seaweed has to offer our communities and country as a whole. Learn all about and discuss this amazing marine algae in a very special corner of Wales where the purity of our waters and power of seaweed is already being harnessed by a range of local businesses.


Come along and:


  • Visit Wales' first commercial community owned seaweed and shellfish farm and discover how to replicate and be a part of their regenerative model.


  • Discuss the economic potential of fishers foragers seaweed and shellfish farmers all working together to start reversing the decline of Welsh coastal communities.


  • Discover the many opportunities for uses of seaweed: as a sustainable commercial crop as a fertiliser in agriculture as a natural ingredient in cosmetics foods and pharmaceuticals.


  • Taste this culinary delight and hear about its numerous health benefits while sipping drinks infused and inspired by seaweed. 


  • Explore the coastline of Pembrokeshire Coast National Park foraging and learning about our abundance of native seaweed species. 


  • Grasp seaweed’s many talents including its critical role in combating the climate crisis its artistic beauty and its protective shield for marine biodiversity and our coastlines.


  • Uncover the lost knowledge of our ancestors and how seaweed has been a part of our Welsh heritage for centuries.


  • Join creative workshops boat trips walks and talks cooking demonstrations tasting opportunities industry seminars and so much more.


Follow us on our social pages for updates on @walesfestivalofseaweed and check out our event on Facebook.

Find out more through our website festivalofseaweed.wales

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Date & Time

Thu May 16 2024 at 10:30 am to Sun May 19 2024 at 02:00 pm
(GMT+00:00)

Location

St Davids, St Davids, Haverfordwest SA62, United Kingdom, Haverfordwest

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About The Host:
A celebration and opportunity to discover the huge economic, health and environmental benefits of seaweed. Join us in St Davids City from Thursday 16th to Sunday 19th May 2024 for a range of activities, discussions and talks. Visit the first commercial and community owned seaweed farm in Wales and explore the cultivation potential of seaweeds as a commercial crop for agriculture, foods, cosmetics and pharmaceuticals. Enjoy culinary tastings and demonstrations, talks, walks, art and craft classes, seashore courses and loads of fun.
Website Link: https://festivalofseaweed.wales

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