Dates for 2017 are 8th & 9th July. The content within this website currently relates to the 2016 festival and remains online to give you a flavour of the event.

Stage Programme

Watch, Learn and Enjoy!

Don't Miss! This year you can buy a comprehensive 60 page glossy souvenir programme for the event. Map, menus, chef details and more. See here for details.

The provisional 2016 stage programme appears below.

Please note this is subject to change, more details will be added as they become available.

Fisher & Paykel

It's all about turning routines into enjoyable experiences - read about "The Social Kitchen" here.

Your compère for the weekend is Neil Phillips, AKA 'the Wine Tipster'!
SATURDAY 9th July PROGRAMME
10:30 Passionate about sustainability, the award winning Matt Budden, Executive Chef, Hilton Hotel Bournemouth
11:00 Experience Pommery Champagne with Pommery’s UK Director, Sara Hicks and chef proprietor of Storm, The Cruel Sea and Dorset Oysters – Pete Miles – also known from ITV’s ‘Harbour Lives’
12:00 The entertaining Fish Auction on behalf of the Fishermen’s Mission – with Über Fishmonger from Samways, Nick Bryant, and Festival stalwart and fundraiser, Guy Grimston
13:00

Chef Peter Gordon, with The Providores and Tapa Room in Marylebone, and Kopapa in Seven Dials, Covent Garden, shares his love of fusion dishes and his latest book, SAVOUR: Salads for all Season

14:00 Experience Pommery Champagne with Pommery’s UK Director, Sara Hicks and chef proprietor of Storm, The Cruel Sea and Dorset Oysters – Pete Miles – also known from ITV’s ‘Harbour Lives’
15:00 Jack Stein, Executive Chef of the Stein family restaurants with Head Chef, Pete Murt, Rick Stein Restaurants, Sandbanks, Poole
16:00 Dorset’s much loved Mat Follas; Author, Chef Patron at Poundbury’s Bramble Cafe and Deli.
17:00 ITV’s BBQ Champion 2015, Simon Dyer shares his incredibly simple techniques of how to grill and barbecue delicious fish without any fuss
SUNDAY 10th July PROGRAMME
10:30 Blessing with the Fishermen’s Mission
11:00 Fish & loaves: with Chef Proprietor and author, Crab House Cafe and Billy Winters, Nigel Bloxham together with Dorset’s brilliant baker, Aidan Chapman
12:00 Experience Pommery Champagne with Pommery’s UK Director, Sara Hicks and chef proprietor of Storm, The Cruel Sea and Dorset Oysters – Pete Miles – also known from ITV’s ‘Harbour Lives’
13:00 Chef Peter Gordon, with The Providores and Tapa Room in Marylebone, and Kopapa in Seven Dials, Covent Garden, shares his love of fusion dishes and his latest book, SAVOUR: Salads for all Season
14:00 River Cottage’s foraging expert - John Wright brings to life his amazing knapsack of fabulous ‘finds’ of the weekend. Funny, entertaining and very well informed.
15:00 The entertaining Fish Auction on behalf of the Fishermen’s Mission – with Über Fishmonger from Samways, Nick Bryant, and Festival stalwart and fundraiser, Guy Grimston
16:00 Russell Brown, Managing Director, Creative About Cuisine – With a Michelin stared history, and his love of seafood, except simplicity, excellence and delicious seafood.
 
The Pommery Dorset Seafood Festival raises funds for the Fishermen's Mission - the vital port of call for fishermen and their families.
Fishermen's Mission