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Festival Highlights 2023

What's on offer...

A visit to SEAFEAST - the award-winning Dorset Seafood Festival - offers an amazing opportunity to gain a better understanding of the superb seafood available to us just off our wonderful shores.    

For 2023, the event continues at the Weymouth Peninsula, taking place on 9th and 10th September. Offering delicious seafood, quality wines and local beers, as well as family entertainment, here’s a snapshot of what to expect: 

Dorset Seafood Festival 2023 Highlights

Chef demo lineups to include:

Nigel Bloxham, Mike Naidoo, Duncan Lucas, John Wright, Charlie Jeffreys and the wonderful Steven Lamb as compere. For the full lineup and schedules, see the stage programme.

Talented acoustic music acts:

The Leggomen, Carley Varley, Finnian McGurk, Finlay Leslie, Bridport Broadsides Shanty Crew, Matt Lock, That Britpop Band, Jolly Boys Outing, Chief Lazarus. See here for the music schedule.

Please note, days and times of appearances to follow, and appearances are subject to change.

Whether you’re just happy to wander, sampling and enjoying great food and local produce, or whether you’d prefer to listen to seafood experts debate the future of our seas, there is something for everyone. 

With the emphasis on responsibly-sourced seafood from the region where possible, SEAFEAST helps raise money for the Fishermen’s Mission charity.     

Tickets are limited so to guarantee you can get your fill of seafood and soak up the atmosphere be sure to book today.


Travel to Weymouth is easy via South Western Railway or park and ride at the Mount Pleasant car park just out of town.   

Disabled Access

The site is relatively flat and should cause minimal issues for those in wheelchairs. Please see our access statement for more details.

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SEAFEAST - The Dorset Seafood Festival raises funds for the Fishermen's Mission - the vital port of call for fishermen and their families.
Fishermen's Mission