something for a rainy day – penzance literary festival

posted on June 27th, 2012 by sian

Penzance Literary Festival Bookshop Band

Looking for a way to escape this cloudy summer weather? If you’re in Cornwall during July head over to Penzance where the annual literary festival is running Wednesday 25th to Sunday 29th.

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seasalt at ascot

posted on June 26th, 2012 by sian

Amanda Barlow at Ascot

Renowned as it is as the pinnacle fashion event in the annual racing calendar, we were very pleased to hear that some of our funky wellingtons had made national news at Royal Ascot Ladies Day.

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mazey day at golowan

posted on June 26th, 2012 by sian


Every year, on midsummer’s day, Penzance gets decked out in all its finest glory to celebrate Mazey Day and the start of the annual Golowan Festival.

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rowing to the scillies!

posted on June 25th, 2012 by sian

Rowing to the Scillies

After almost a year waiting for clear, calm conditions, Helford River Gig Club have picked their day and are currently (as we speak) rowing all the way from Helford River to the Scillies! That’s a full 65 miles, in what is increasingly turning into a rather wet day. All in the name of charity.

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a cakey fisherman mission

posted on June 22nd, 2012 by sian

Our bake off in aid of the Fisherman’s Mission has gone swimmingly! A veritable cakey shoal of fishy themed cakes all in the name of charity – and a jolly good excuse to chow down on sponge over a cup of tea.

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mussels in fowey and a foraging recipe

posted on June 22nd, 2012 by sian


The Annual Fowey Mussel Festival takes place this weekend (23/24 June), which mean’s two whole days dedicated to this humble little mollusc, with everything from cooking demos, chef spotlights through to music and beer. If you can’t make it, worry not, here’s our little recipe to some right fresh mussels, direct from a beach and cooked in the open air on a barbecue.

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lucky competition winner

posted on June 21st, 2012 by rosie

Jim Hallyburton

Happy competition winner Jim looking dapper in his Robert Shirt 

A little while ago Jim Hallyburton from Fochabers in Scotland was the lucky winner of a £500 Seasalt voucher…

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best barbecue recipes

posted on June 15th, 2012 by sian

The sun doesn’t have his hat on, but we’re not going to let that bother us. We’ve got our raincoats, wellingtons and shorts on. And the barbecue is on, but what shall we put on it? We did some critical research at Seasalt HQ in preparation for a weekend of staunchly British outdoor cooking. Here are our best recipes…
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discover padstow

posted on June 14th, 2012 by rosie


With our bigger and better Padstow shop open following the lovely extension we thought we’d share with you a new website dedicated to all things Padstow! is a handy little rescource for planning your next visit – don’t forget to pop into Seasalt Padstow and say hello!

meet the window dressers

posted on June 13th, 2012 by Emma


Our team of Seasalt window dressers, Kathryn, Tabitha and Tara, are based in the attic of our Falmouth shop with beautiful views over the harbour. Last week I popped down to get a tutorial on how to make the paper roses currently featured in our shop windows and of course for a cuppa.

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